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  • Black’s Unexpected Nuances

    Flip through a design magazine or browse Pinterest, and it quickly becomes clear that after years of white walls, saturated dark hues have returned, making their mark on everything from fixtures to furniture. Leading the pack is statement-making black. “Black is another neutral, just like white and beige,” said Barbara Bradlee, Interior Designer, Project Manager,

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  • WHAT DO MILLENNIALS WANT IN THEIR KITCHENS AND BATHS?

    Millennials. At 71 million strong, they’re impacting everything from the death of bar soap to the rise in frozen food sales. And no one seems to be keeping track of their needs and wants more than the housing industry. Due to their numbers and spending power, millennials are a primary target market for developers of both

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  • 2019 PRODUCT GUIDE: KITCHENS AND BATHS

    2019 PRODUCT GUIDE: KITCHENS AND BATHS A look at the latest in kitchen and bath product design and innovation. By BUILDER Staff People spend a lot of time in kitchens and bathrooms, so it’s important that residential architects and home builders design them to be highly customizable as well as functional. The expanse of finish, fitting,

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  • Demand for Metal Roofing Grows in States Threatened by Climate Extremes

    Metal roofing is growing in popularity across the country, particularly in states that experience severe climate conditions, according to figures reported by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). Florida, Pennsylvania, California, New York, and North Carolina are the top states for interest in metal roofing, the MRA finds, with Texas also showing strong interest. In addition to

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  • CYBER-CRIMINALS PREY HEAVILY ON CONSTRUCTION PROS

    Newly analyzed data suggests both construction and real estate employees should be paying close attention to their emails, online accounts, and overall Internet use for potential phishing and malware attacks from cyber-criminals, says Reboot Digital Marketing Agency.   The London-based digital marketers reviewed ProofPoint’s cyber-security quarterly analysis and found the construction industry is the second most targeted for

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  • Telling the Story

    Social infrastructure—which includes public buildings such as schools, courts, libraries, affordable housing, and community centers— reflects our compassion, creativity, and sense of equity and justice. In the near term, the social infrastructure we create fulfills presentday needs by providing places to learn, heal, live, work, and relax. In the long term, the social infrastructure we

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