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  1. Grand Rapids wants to reduce crime through building design standards

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Businesses with large windows, sufficient lighting, access control and generally clean exteriors are less likely to be hit by crime because of an increase in the perceived...
  2. Vietnam to Encourage Environmentally Friendly Building Design

    Consider that buildings can be designed, in relation to the sun, depending on whether occupants want to maximize the amount of natural light their windows let in, or to minimize the heat absorbed by...
  3. PREMIER Design + Build Group Brings on Michael Long to Head Midwest Division

    PREMIER Design + Build Group ("PREMIER") welcomes Michael Long, LEED AP, in the role of senior vice president, Midwest market leader. Long is a construction industry veteran with more than 30 years of...
  4. Giving Building and Design Materials a Second Life

    Renovation and design projects can create a lot of waste. Disposing of all those samples, extra materials or old materials can become an issue. While some samples and extra or old materials must be...
  5. Smart Factories, Buildings Must Implement Smart Power Management

    For an overall understanding of the needs and potential solutions of power management, download these two white papers: This Power Management for the Smart Building design guide reviews the megatrends...
  6. Everything Everyone Everywhere Should Know Before Building or Buying a House

    It has since grown to a full-service design and build firm that specializes in custom luxury homes, additions and renovations. The studio has a dedicated in-house team and reliable trade partners...
  7. Multigenerational home designed like a ‘mini apartment building’

    Sometimes it’s a matter of clever design tweaks that make a small apartment bigger... and grandparents—in what the architects call a “mini apartment building.” The solid rectangle of a home is split...
  8. Need A Small Keyboard? Build Your Own!

    The design of a silicone keypad is the design of... It’s not the final build, because the USB keyboard is just a proof-of-concept to test the silicone keypad, but it does indeed work.
  9. Janesville City Council authorizes $25,000 for sports complex design phase

    Janesville’s pursuit of a new indoor sports complex passed another checkpoint Monday after the city council unanimously authorized spending $25,000 for the building’s design and business plan...
  10. PREMIER Design + Build Group Promotes Mark Melone to National Leadership Role

    PREMIER Design + Build Group ("PREMIER") is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Melone to the position of executive vice president, director of construction. This promotion is a result of Melone...

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