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  • Architects design and display shelters for D.C.'s homeless cats Jan. 14
    Architects design and display shelters for D.C.'s homeless cats Jan. 14
    Architects for Animals' second annual design project to house homeless, stray, and outdoor cats returns to the American Institute of Architects headquarters in D.C. on Jan. 14, and all proceeds benefit the Washington Humane Society.At the ...
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    The Mayas in Georgia, an update with a touch of humor
    After research has shifted from a single archaeological zone to a region, many surprises have occurred. The most notable is that the terrace complex at Track Rock Gap was part of an advanced indigenous culture, whose main population concentration...
  • Architect of major cultural buildings like D.C.'s Newseum speaks there May 10
    Architect of major cultural buildings like D.C.'s Newseum speaks there May 10
    Newseum architect James Stewart Polshek appears there May 10 to discuss and sign his new book "Build, Memory", about the many major arts and cultural buildings he has designed, and his 60-year career in architecture.Polshek's U.S....
  • Spanish architect designing Denver spaceport has exhibit in D.C. April 30
    Spanish architect designing Denver spaceport has exhibit in D.C. April 30
    Spanish architect Luis Vidal, one of the world’s premier airport designers, will appear at a reception and book signing April 30 for his interactive installation "Encounters"at Washington's District Architecture Center.The...
  • Get a Career in Engineering Technology
    Technology/Engineering Careers - Job Websites
    If you have a degree in Computer Science, or Engineering you shouldbe able to get a job in your field. The demand is there for highlyskilled professionals. A lot of companies are doing business with thegovernment, making parts and designing them...
  • Protest The Hero coming to Chicago's Bottom Lounge
    Protest The Hero coming to Chicago's Bottom Lounge
    For more than a decade now, Canada's Protest The Hero has challenged music fans to think beyond the labels. With a sound that's been described in many, many different ways, the globally respected Protest the Hero continues to present their...
  • St. John the Divine Cathedral
    Open House New York opens historic spots in city
    If you're looking for something exciting to do this weekend why not step out and discover some of the great history that can be found through New York's architecture. Labeled "the largest architecture and design festival in the U. S.,...
  • Architect Design
    Common laser measuring tools for architects
    Architects require precise measurements in order to design buildings. Even the ancients relied on precision. For example, the ancient pyramids of Egypt are built on perfectly square foundations. Each of the four walls of a pyramid's foundation...
  • Northwestern Mutual
    The new Northwestern Mutual tower downtown
    The 800 E. Wisconsin Ave building cost should reach over the $400 million mark according to city officials reviewing the plans back in December 2012 when the project was initially announced. Northwestern Mutual has selected Kendall/Heaton...
  • City Modern
    City Modern
    Dwell Media and New York Magazine have partnered to create City Modern, a collaboration celebrating architecture and design in New York with presenting sponsor Audi.The partnership includes the creation of a joint design publication, modern home...
  • Collaboration Makes for Better Design
    Collaboration Makes for Better Design
    Good design is most often the result of a collaborative effort. The Design Directors of INSTUDIO find that their best designs emerge from the process of exchanging ideas, modifying design plans, and generally engaging in an interactive dialogue...
  • My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way at the Orbit Room 4-16-11
    My Chemical Romance bring World Contamination tour to Grand Rapids
    On Saturday, New Jersey's punk/alternative rock band My Chemical Romance treated a packed crowd at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids to a powerful evening of music that touched on all of the band's discography.The band began the day with a...
  • A house
    Michael Harris Architecture
    It's no wonder that Michael Harris won the Home of the Year award at Metropolitan Home. Look at the attached slide show.If I were a real estate developer I would demolish neglected properties near Ocean Beach and thenask Harris what to do next...
  • What Contracting Method Is Right For Your Home Remodeling?
    What Contracting Method Is Right For Your Home Remodeling?
    In a previous article, I described three types of contracting methods for home remodeling. They are, design/build, design/bid from architects plans, and buying through a big box store. Which one is right for you?Design/Build is usually very cost...
  • AIA, Cleveland Chapter Offices
    The American Institute of Architects, Cleveland, Ohio
    Current offices of the Cleveland, Ohio Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) are located at 1001 Huron Road East, Suite #101, in downtown Cleveland’s business and financial district. Those offices are housed within the Huron...
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