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  • 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...

  • Up, Up, and Away

    Seattle—As Microsoft and Boeing go, so goes the Seattle apartment market. The city’s two biggest employers have been hiring at a torrid pace, keeping the area’s multifamily market booming.

  • Up, Up, and Away

    Seattle—As Microsoft and Boeing go, so goes the Seattle apartment market. The city’s two biggest employers have been hiring at a torrid pace, keeping the area’s multifamily market booming.

  • Investment Group Funnels $9 Million to Lighting Company

    The investment group comprised of Virgin Fuels (founded by Sir Richard Branson), Gemini Israel Funds, Israel Cleantech Ventures, and Altshuler Shaham has awarded $9 million to Metrolight, a manufacturer of software-based smart electronic ballasts for high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps...

  • Positions Open at Lighting Research Institute

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center (LRC), Troy, New York, has three full-time positions open and is seeking professionals to fill them: Director of Energy Programs, Senior Research Scientist, and Research Specialist.

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  • Tulsa Revives

    Tulsa, Okla.—The rents are going up at Highland Crossing Apartments. The new garden apartments started to lease last July with monthly rents averaging 72 cents per square foot.

  • Daylight Designs

    Solar studies aid in the creation of architectural form and program for a day-care center.

  • An Alternative Vision of Home

    it's a bit of an odd story, really, it's not what you'd expect,' explains John Peterson, principal of Peterson Architects in San Francisco, and founder of Public Architecture, a nonprofit organization devoted to pro bono design work. He's talking about the origins of ScrapHouse (www.scraphouse.org)...

  • naed endowment on a roll

    the recent arrival of a steady stream of press releases announcing substantial donations to the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Education and Research Foundation piqued the curiosity of A|L editors. What prompted the donations? And why the sizable amounts? The answer is a...