Does it feel to you like when choosing home improvements there is a dreamer aspect and then there’s the functional financial side? While inspiring as it may be to improve your living space wouldn’t it be even better if your home improvement project could pay for itself, or even earn you a profit when it …
Masonry is one of the oldest building materials used by man and has been around for thousands of years and is still the most widely used building material. The rich heritage of historic masonry buildings in Canada, Europe, Asia and other parts of the world bears testimony to the sustainability of masonry as a building material.
ICPI, the association for the concrete pavement industry and producer of HNA, saw an 11 percent increase in attendance and an 18.5 percent increase in exhibit space sold this year over last. In addition to the increase in both the attendance and exhibit space sold, HNA welcomed 72 new exhibiting companies to the trade show floor.
The shift toward larger backyard projects comes as the result of several factors, including a continuing interest in staying home and connecting with nature. Instead of going on vacations, more people are staying home and turning their backyards into places to hang out.
The AIA Seattle Honor Awards for Washington Architecture are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales and typologies that encompass the practice of architecture in our region in work that embodies a balance between discerning beauty, ingenious solution and social transformation.