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Daily News and Trends for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors

Daily News and Trends for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors


Case Study House 2014 Furniture Specifications [All photos by BUILD LLC] An important component of creating inspiring, modern environments is curating them with the appropriate furnishings. A balanced furniture package is one of the most difficult design qualities to achieve on a modern project and the world of custom furnishings can all too easily overwhelm a person (even a designer or architect) with an incomprehensible selection of fabrics and mind-numbing minutia like possible stitching options. The key here is to use available and understandable furnishings and supplement them with custom pieces that will be handed down to the grandkids. There is an important but delicate equilibrium that exists between three attributes of a good furniture package: Functional: Furniture has to be practical, usable and comfortable.

Newswire service for online press release distribution, social media releases, social media monitoring, online newsrooms, news release analytics and reporting Parsons Acquires Secure Mission Solutions PASADENA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2014) - Parsons is pleased to announce that it has acquired Secure Mission Solutions, a premier provider of critical asset protection and cybersecurity...(more) Parsons Apr 18, 2014 17:17 ET AZ Business Magazine December 2008 AZ Business Magazine November/December 2012 Bring on the HEAT The Valley of the Sun has created the perfect climate for tech startups. Don’t believe me? What if I told you the Valley is almost as prolific as Silicon Valley for producing tech startup companies? Would you believe it?

Case Study House 2016 [All images by BUILD LLC] If you follow BUILD on Twitter or Instagram, you’ve had a sneak peek at some fresh images of our latest project. We haven’t written much about it yet, and today’s post will take a deeper dive into our Case Study House 2016 design along with what we’re learning from the Case Study House series. We’ll also review some of the new challenges and opportunities of designing and building cost-effective modernism in the city. As another BUILD family grows up, it’s time to move on from the Park Modern multi-family development, and into a single family home.

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