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  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

  • Life Goes On

    Mark Shelburne counts 26 affordable housing developments lined up to trade in the low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) they won in 2008 for cash

  • Federal Court Gears Up for Chinese Drywall Action

  • Master-Planned/Mixed-Use Finalists

    ALEXANDRIA, VA. Real estate’s timeless secret, they say, is location, location, and air rights to a location.

  • HUD Project Goes Solar

    RICHMOND, CALIF - The 378 affordable apartments at Crescent Park here were mold-ridden, water-damaged, and inefficient.

  • Sweeter Than RC Cola: Housing for Homeless

    NORFOLK, VA. - Lots of cities talk about regional cooperation, but Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) was able to make that idea a reality with Gosnold Apartments, a single-room occupancy (SRO) development here.

  • Building Information Modeling

    Building Information Modeling software (BIM) enables communication across the disciplines involved in the design and construction of building applications.

  • AN EYE ON THE FUTURE

    RICHMOND, VA. Former transportation engineer Monique Johnson, 32, owes her entry into the affordable housing industry to serendipity.

  • Coastal Resources: Safe and Durable Coastal Decks

    A casual inspection of just about any wooden boardwalk or ocean-side deck provides ample evidence of what a harsh coastal environment can do. Fortunately, there is help at hand to guide builders toward code-conforming deck design and good construction practice. Design for Code Acceptance 6:...

  • Corcoran Student Wins Lighting Competition

    A competition organized by Corcoran College of Art and Design instructor Andrea Hartranft, senior associate with C.M. Kling & Associates in Alexandria, Va., for her fall 2007 lighting design class has yielded dividends for the student whose design was selected as the winner—Amanpreet Birgisson.