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  • Virtual Site Acquisition

    A new Web site aims to make the land procurement process easier for affordable housing developers. QCTsites.com, launched in June, is an online database of Qualified Census Tract (QCT) and Difficult Development Area (DDA) opportunities.

  • Industry-Specific Networking Site Continues to Grow

    Networking with other industry professionals is becoming easier to do as new websites pop up almost every day. While social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook keep people connected, UPworld is the first online community geared toward individuals involved in the architecture...

  • Web Site Launches

    Martin Professional and Hinson Lighting both announced new websites in April 2003. Martin has redesigned www.martin.com to be optimized for high-speed Internet connections. The site now features larger images and more segment pages. Hinson launched its first site at www.hinsonlighting.com where the...

  • ASID Launches Redesigned Website

    The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) recently launched a redesigned website,

  • The View From Above

    In its few years of existence, the virtual globe program Google Earth — which allows anyone with Internet access and a personal computer to zoom in on recent satellite images of almost any point on the earth's surface — has attracted millions of enthusiastic users.

  • Toolbox

    Makita compact cordless drill and impact driver; Kevlar work jeans; plumbing and heating; tile

  • Rome Reborn

    In 1816, Lord Byron left his home in England and, after traveling through Belgium and Switzerland, eventually made his way to Italy, where he encountered, among other things, the Roman Colosseum. “A ruin—yet what ruin!” he wrote in the fourth canto of the long poem “Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.” It...

  • Connecting All Contractors

    A retrospective on 25 years of builder technology: How did we get here, and where are we going next?

  • Affordable Goes Online

    As the number of people looking for affordable housing on the Internet surges, few affordable housing owners are taking advantage of the marketing and leasing opportunities this presents.

  • Manufacturer Websites Get Upgrades

    Des Plains, Illinois-based Juno Lighting's Website,