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  • Condominium Tidal Wave Hits Providence

    Providence, R.I.—Standing in Waterplace Park, next to the slender canal of the Woonasquatucket River, a visitor to Providence could probably look up and see most of the more than 1,000 apartments and condominiums now planned or under construction here.

  • Lincoln School

    A coordinated effort between architect and lighting manufacturer creates an educational environment that teaches a thing or two about lighting design.

  • Lumiere Hair Salon

    The name sets the scene at the Lumiere hair salon in Providence, Rhode Island, where architecture firm Hogan/Macaulay was challenged to create a lighting scheme that would communicate the identity of this new business in Downcity, a district that is rapidly transforming from industrial to hip...

  • Lightolier Turns 100

    Lighting manufacturer Lightolier is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Fall River, Massachusetts-based company was originally incorporated as the New York Gas Appliance Company by Bernhard Blitzer.

  • Cooper Lighting Announces Winners of the 28th Annual Source Awards

    Following Sea Gull Lighting Products' Ambiance Design Competition, the latest addition to the competition scene, veteran

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    Insurer wins Katrina case; Rhode Island toughens registration rules; Wisconsin limits impact fees; building costs rise; more

  • Interview: All in One

    Design/build contractor Andrew DiGiammo specializes in high-end custom coastal projects around Providence, R.I., and Fall River, Mass. He discusses the advantages - for clients and for his company - in being both the architect and builder, and examines the different challenges of residential and...

  • Interview: Island Habitats

    Robert Van Cleef started Yankee Housewrights as a residential remodeling business in 1985 in Jamestown, Rhode Island. With a wealth of remodeling experience in his toolbox, Van Cleef tells us why certain new construction projects don't interest him and how preparing your business to handle two or...

  • Roof Ventilation for Coastal Homes

    Rhode Island builder Mike Guertin shares his strategies for beating leaks caused by wind-driven rain entering roof vents — and how to navigate building codes and shingle warranties in the process.