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CALA launch 118 Kirkintilloch homes

1 hour 4 minutes hence
CALA Homes are to bring 118 homes to Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, with the launch of a mixture of flats, homes and townhouses collectively named Beatrice Meadows. The homes have been designed to the housebuilders ‘light and space’ standards which marry open-plan layouts with the prioritization of natural light. Liana Canavan, sales and marketing director at CALA Homes...

U.S. plywood producers sue over false labeling of off-grade Brazilian panels

46 minutes 5 seconds ago

Ten domestic plywood producers have jointly filed a lawsuit against several U.S. certification agencies for falsely labeling ineffective imported panels from South America. The group, known as the U.S. Structural Plywood Integrity Coalition, claims that structural panels produced in Brazil are being fraudulently certified and stamped upon entry to the U.S. even though they don’t […]

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Sydney Franklin

Lexus designs LF-30 Electrified concept to develop "mutual understanding" between car and driver

2 hours 19 minutes ago
Lexus designs LF-30 Electrified concept to engender "mutual understanding" between car and driver

Lexus considered the relationship between a horse and its rider when designing the LF-30 Electrified concept car, which represents the Japanese brand's vision for a future generation of electric vehicles. With fluid lines and gull-wing doors, the LF-30 Electrified concept was designed to have a futuristic look that is "expected of a BEV" (battery electric

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Natashah Hitti

WholeTrees is smartly repurposing timber across the Midwest

2 hours 31 minutes ago

Wisconsin-based design and construction company WholeTrees Structures finds both architectural opportunity and environmental advantage in designing and building with intact tree trunks that would otherwise be used for firewood or pulp. Amelia Baxter and architect Roald Gundersen founded WholeTrees 12 years ago to build new markets for “cull trees,” or trees with rot and poor […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

A former garage gives ground to 50 car-free Govanhill homes

3 hours 34 minutes ago
An Arnold Clark garage in Glasgow’s Govanhill is to make way for 50 car-free homes after planners gave the nod to a cycle-friendly development that contains just 19 unallocated visitor bays. Backed by AS Homes and Southside Housing Association the Allison Street project has been designed by George Buchanan Architects to capitalise on planning policy which prioritises...

PPAA designs Tlalpuente house to merge with wooded landscape in Mexico City

4 hours 19 minutes ago
Tlalpuente by PPAA

Architecture studio PPAA cut away portions of a square-plan house to create voids that bring in natural light and provide an intimate connection to the surrounding forest. The project is named after its location – Tlalpuente, a neighbourhood within the borough of Tlalpan in southern Mexico City. The forested, hilly area is known for its protected

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Jenna McKnight

Colleagues gather in Chicago to remember Stanley Tigerman

4 hours 23 minutes ago

The family, contemporaries, and friends of Stanley Tigerman gathered in Rubloff Auditorium at the Art Institute of Chicago on October 18 for memorial service where they offered remembrances of the late architect. Amid a full house of more than 500, quotes, anecdotes, and fond memories of Tigerman were recited. Below is just a small sampling: […]

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Matthew Messner

A Charles Rennie Mackintosh show charts the evolution of the Glasgow Style

5 hours 19 minutes ago

Scotland’s most important architect and designer was Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868–1928). In Nikolaus Pevsner’s 1936 book Pioneers of the Modern Movement, he called Mackintosh “the European counterpart of Frank Lloyd Wright” and a forerunner of Le Corbusier. Like Wright, Mackintosh designed not only buildings but also their furnishings and fixtures. A new exhibition, Designing the […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

EPDM Rubber Price Charts Now Available at Intratec Website

5 hours 19 minutes ago
EPDM Rubber historical prices and forecasts in several countries are now accessible through online charts. SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES, October 23, 2019 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Intratec Solutions LLC, a leading provider of independent reports …

Bangladesh’s Climate Change Victims Safeguard the Sundarbans’ Endangered Dolphins

6 hours 4 minutes ago

October 24 is International Freshwater Dolphin Day. Last year Bangladesh celebrated the international day for the first time, but the country has been instituting policies and programmes for years to protect the Sundarbans — home of Asia’s last two remaining freshwater dolphin species. IPS Correspondent Rafiqul Islam travelled to Khulna to file this report.

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Rafiqul Islam

All-black sauna embedded in Stockholm's rocky island frames sea views

6 hours 49 minutes ago
Sauna R by Matteo Foresti

Architect Matteo Foresti has designed a sauna set into the rocks of an island within the Stockholm archipelago that's lined with dark oak and black stone. Located in the Värmdö municipality, Sauna R has been dug into a shallow slope, accessed via a thin path that winds through the rocky surroundings dotted with cabins. The simple box

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Jon Astbury

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