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House Kempeneers by JDS Architects

Saturday, March 28th, 2009
House Kempeneers by JDS Architects

JDS Architects client desired a free concept and a new form of living without the stereotypical, enclosed transit ways, like entrance and hallway, but instead open spaces with the entrance area being an integrated part of the kitchen and living room. All .... 

Vader House by Andrew Maynard Architects

Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Vader House by Andrew Maynard Architects

The Vader House is an extension to a Victorian terrace in the dense inner-city. The high boundary walls, built in disregard of existing height regulations long before such rules were created, permitted a non-standard height along the northern boundary. .... 

Forget the Remodel: Transform Your Home with Light

Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Forget the Remodel: Transform Your Home with Light

The deterioration of the housing market has trickled down to affect remodeling activity. The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) projects that homeowner improvement spending will be declining at an annual rate of 12.1 percent by the third .... 

Peab builds a new hotel in Stockholm

Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Peab builds a new hotel in Stockholm

Peab has been commissioned to build a new hotel close to Kista Fair in Stockholm. Arthur Buchardt is the client and contract sum amounts to about SEK 600 million. The building will consist of partly a hotel with 300 rooms and partly a restaurant, offices .... 

Magnificent Estate in Colorado’s Prestigious Cherry Hills Village to be offered in Landmark Online Auction

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Magnificent Estate in Colorado’s Prestigious Cherry Hills Village to be offered in Landmark Online Auction

Set against the majestic Rocky Mountains, the timeless elegance of the French countryside is realized in this luxurious $10 million Cherry Hills Village estate. Just minutes from downtown Denver, this new rural retreat perched upon ±2.50-acre seamlessly .... 

Ascent Solar Opens World Headquarters in Colorado

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Ascent Solar Opens World Headquarters in Colorado

Ascent Solar “recycled” the 120,000 square-foot building pictured at 12300 Grant Street in Thornton, Colo., and expanded it to 145,000 square-feet, making renovations to house its headquarters and planned 30 megawatt (MW) capacity manufacturing .... 

Hitachi Power Tools Announces a New 10-Year Lithium Ion Tool Warranty

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Hitachi Power Tools Announces a New 10-Year Lithium Ion Tool Warranty

Hitachi Power Tools announced its new 10-Year Lithium Ion Tool warranty. Every Hitachi cordless power tool is designed to the highest standards and is rigorously tested for both performance and durability. Hitachi is proud to offer an exclusive 10-year .... 

Colonial Baluster Rounds Out CertainTeed Panorama Railing Design Options

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Colonial Baluster Rounds Out CertainTeed Panorama Railing Design Options

CertainTeed welcomes a new colonial baluster to its Panorama™ line of composite railing, rounding out a broad array of design options that create a unique look for one- and two-family homes. Drawing inspiration from classic American colonial architecture, .... 

Komatsu Introduces The WA150-6 Wheel Loader

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Komatsu Introduces The WA150-6 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. announces the introduction of the WA150-6 wheel loader. With increased loading power and performance for the construction, utility, government, sewer, waste and agricultural markets, this machine includes significant technological .... 

Pantone Unveils 2010 Color Direction for the Home Furnishings and Interior Design Industries

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
Pantone Unveils 2010 Color Direction for the Home Furnishings and Interior Design Industries

Pantone, an X-Rite company, and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced PANTONE®VIEW home + interiors 2010, the eight most directional color palettes, plus an additional palette ....