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National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry

The council provides policy recommendations to the White House and Congress, focusing on the industry's workforce, resilient construction, and code enforcement. More

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Second Looks Second Looks

When design-bid-build won't cut it. More

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I Want To Be a Mayor I Want To Be a Mayor

Partisan politics aside, architects can find real partners in government. More

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Vintage Pieces Add Personalized Flair to New Homes Vintage Pieces Add Personalized Flair to New Homes

For one Illinois-based builder, adding something old to something new is a winning combination. More

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IBACOS-Led Lab Home Tests Approaches for Market-Rate Net-Zero Production Housing

Pittsburgh demonstration project will test multiple systems and building techniques to determine the most effective, affordable options production builders can replicate. More

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Product Review: Greywater Systems Product Review: Greywater Systems

Nearly 50% of potable water delivered to American homes goes down the drains of sinks, showers, and washing machines. Here's how to put that "lightly used" water to work for a second time around. More

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Harnessing the Wind

Tax credits and utility incentives push residential wind turbines closer to the mainstream. More

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Green Housing Comeback Predicted

For many American consumers, the recession has put interest in sustainable housing on hold. More

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Innovations in Home Building Rethink Status Quo Innovations in Home Building Rethink Status Quo

New residential design concepts challenge old rules relating to suburban zoning, construction methods, and neighborhood planning. More

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Outdoor Living Gets Back to Basics in 2010

According to the American Society of Landscape Architects, outdoor living spaces and landscape architecture are still popular, minus a few frills. More

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