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  • Mitt Romney's New Utah Home To Have Secret Room

    Don’t tell anybody, but behind that bookcase is a room with more books.

  • Los Angeles Ponders “Soft Story” Earthquake Retrofit Requirement

    Los Angeles may follow San Francisco’s lead, requiring owners of apartment buildings to reinforce first floor structures.

  • Will The Shutdown Affect The Housing Market?

    The effects of the stalemate in Washington will likely grow worse the longer it lasts.

  • Rising Materials Costs Force House Prices Upwards

    Tight supplies of labor and land, along with rising prices for lumber and other materials, are putting a speed bump in the way of the housing market recovery.

  • Streamlined Accessibility Requirements

    California builders are reportedly pleased with the newest version of the state’s building code.

  • Construction Consulting Agreement

    Having a preconstruction agreement allows you to get paid for your consulting time and expertise even when clients choose not to hire you for the project

  • Architect, Design Thyself

    As firms encourage more collaboration between architects and launch new research initiatives, office space design will also change. Welcome to a world of incubator spaces.

  • Granite Savings: Working With Prefab Granite Countertops

    Prefabricated granite tops are a cost-effective alternative to custom slab counters.

  • Bridgelux Named to Forbes List

    Bridgelux, a California-based developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, has been named to Forbes' list of America's Most Promising Companies. Bridgelux was ranked 58th on the list of 100 privately-held companies, which is selected from 22 industries for their innovative...

  • Naomi Johnson Miller

    It's one thing for a lighting designer to know how to measure light; it's another to know why that measurement is important. That is the driving force behind Naomi Johnson Miller's goal to get the word out about the importance of human factors in lighting design.