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  • Sushi + Sake, Henderson, Nevada

    In an effort to be more than just a place to gamble, casinos are expanding their offerings to include resort activities and fine-dining experiences. But to that end, how does one create a restaurant setting that allows patrons a break from the casino's myriad of noise and sound, yet given the...

  • LEDs Rock Las Vegas

    Lightfair 2004 proved one thing: the lighting industry has LEDs on the brain. Of the record 222 products entered in the annual New Product Showcase, more than 50 were LED specific. Perhaps more significantly, judges named LED-based products as winners in 9 of the 25 categories. In other words, more...

  • Lightfair 2004

    The design industry gathered last week, from March 31 to April 2, in Las Vegas for Lightfair International 2004, the annual tradeshow and conference dedicated to architectural and commercial lighting.

  • Lucky Vegas seniors get low-cost assisted living

    Las Vegas—In a city where luck is not always on the side of developers, the successful opening of Silver Sky Assisted Living this summer was nearly a sure thing thanks to solid backing from key state and federal legislators and several state agencies.

  • Why Doesn't a Post-Tensioned Slab Buckle?

    Q: Is it possible that a post-tensioned garage slab could literally buckle in half when the tendons are tensioned, or does rebar in the slab prevent that from happening? Also, why are these types of slabs so common in Las Vegas? Is it because of the soil?

  • Kitchens That Cook

    That's the kind of test only a chef could come up with; someone who knows his way around a kitchen and, presumably, how to set up a kitchen to make it cook. The results are inconclusive, but Pulte-Las Vegas is hoping that Mauler's star appeal and expertise will lead to a better kitchen -- one for...

  • Notebook

    Temps helping to meet labor shortage; fixing up after Floyd; new study says cross-bridging helps stiffen floors; innovative foundation system requires no excavation; analysis of low-e paint; failing flex duct cover; elves slow development in Iceland

  • Notebook

    Steel framing lagging behind wood, home warranty laws, the true cost of ceiling fans, pitfalls of building on unstable soil

  • Notebook

    California condo debacle, builder returns to Vietnam, new OSHA scaffold standard

  • Letters

    Green board drywall fails as tile substrate, lead carpenter manual