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2 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

Columbia Journalism School unveils collaborative, digital workspace

"The idea is not only to pair journalists with artists and with programmers and all these other things, but it's also to encourage and inspire journalists to redefine the tools they use in their work," said "The technical tools of journalism are expanding and so there's a lot of interesting opportunities to make use of them for storytelling. So there's some of the same ethos behind the startup mentality that is happening in newsrooms now," "From a very practical perspective, what we wanted was an open, flexible space," Hansen said, referencing the eclectic mix of disciplines that will collaborate in the space.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Three new public art bus shelters let VIA transit riders sit, sway pretty

VIA Metropolitan Transit customers can enjoy at least one of the comforts of home while waiting for a ride at three new public art bus shelters located near the intersection of Guadalupe and Brazos streets on the West Side. Painted in an array of bright colors including orange, lime green and purple, the shelters were designed to evoke front porches.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

Sys-Con Media

Models Nearly Completed at Brookfield Residential's Luxury Neighborhood of Camellia at Rosedale

With the model homes nearly completed and word about this new neighborhood creating strong anticipation, anyone interested in owning a home in the most luxurious neighborhood in Rosedale is urged to complete their registration at www.BrookfieldSoCal.com as soon as possible to ensure they are on the priority list before the Grand Opening. Pricing for Camellia at Rosedale is anticipated to range from the $900,000s to the low $1,000,000s.

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Related Topix: Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Azusa, CA, Home Listing, Home

The American Institute of Architects

AIA Foundation, AIA and ACSA Launch Research Consortium on Design & Health

AIA Foundation, American Institute of Architects and Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Launch Research Consortium on Design and Health For immediate release: Washington, D.C. - Sept. 16, 2014 - The AIA Foundation, along with the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture , today announced the establishment of the to help fund basic research into the growing influence design has on public health.

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The Hill

Navigating the four pillars of Washington

Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Washington, Washington Government, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Georgetown (Washington, DC), Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Aspen

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Grand Rapids Oval Office carpet maker buys Texas company

A Grand Rapids-based luxury carpet producer that has decorated the White House's Oval Office has acquired Hokanson Carpets of Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Arts

Curbed

Petitions: Alumni Fight for the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

Ever since the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has been faced with the threat of losing its accreditation, hoards of alumni have banded together to launch a petition on change.org. "The School is a vibrant, rigorous, and fully accredited contemporary school of architectural design," states the online appeal.

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Related Topix: Arts, Real Estate

Freshnews

JunKu Implements Moxtra SDK to Bring In-Context Power Communication + Collaboration to Their Users

JunKu today announced a partnership with Moxtra to implement Moxtra's popular power communications + collaboration SDK for mobile app developers. JunKu users will now have access to powerful tools like chat, voice calls, to-dos, videos, documents, screen sharing, annotation and voice and visual notes - all within the JunHuoKu app itself.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sun-Star

DepEd allots P104.4-M for schools buildings

THE Department of Education has allocated P104.4 million for the construction of six school buildings consisting 70 classrooms in Zamboanga City's first congressional district. First district Representative Celso Lobregat said the funding allocation falls under DepEd's Current Year 2014 Basic Educational Facilities Fund Batch 3. Lobregat said that included in the P104.4 million is the P44.95 million funding allocation for the reconstruction of the Sta.

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MLive.com

Lower Burns Park rental house converted to deep green single-family home

A rental house in Ann Arbor's Lower Burns Park neighborhood has found new life as a single-family home after an energy-efficient remodel. The home on Montclair Place was originally constructed in 1927.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Home, Home Improvement, Arts

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Pure Minimalist Apartments - The Tsai Residence is Easily Revertible to its Former State

Tai & Architectural Design completed the 'Tsai Residence,' a beautiful, minimalist apartment located in Taipei, Republic of China. The architects kept their design impact minimal, allowing it to be easily reverted to its original format.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Cityscape Wall Fixtures - These City Landscape Wall Installations Replicate the Streets of Europe

Home owners looking to add a bit of architectural design to their home should look into these porcelain cityscape wall hangers that cleverly make it look as though there's a miniature city floating along your wall. The minimalistic white aesthetic makes for a sophisticated composition.

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Hispanic Business

Award of investment credit for long-term financing and / or...

Contract notice: Award of investment credit for long-term financing and / or refinancing of architectural design the museum of modern art in warsaw together with associated infrastructure and cultural facilities and the construction of the museum of modern art in warsaw with the infrastructure.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

InfoComm International

Audio-Video Systems Designer | Auerbach Pollock Friedlander

Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, Performing Arts/Media Facilities Planning and Design, and Auerbach Glasow French, Architectural Lighting Design and Consulting, is one of the leading theatre, media facilities and lighting consulting firms in practice today. Originally founded by S. Leonard Auerbach in 1972, the firm has developed from a small, regional entity to a national firm with an extensive port folio of award-winning projects at home and abroad.

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City Limits

Comunilife, Inc.: Director of Housing Development

Description The Director of Housing Development provides hands on direction in the development of multi-family supportive housing for special needs populations and low-income individuals; conduct facilities and space planning, including identifying new development opportunities; project feasibility assessment, and coordinate development team members and consultants. This position is responsible for the planning and oversight of community/neighborhood revitalization initiatives related to Comunilife's housing projects and works to achieve local and agency-wide goals.

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Easy Reader News

Ramsey Daham's Breakform Design blends art and architecture in El Segundo

Breakform Design is tucked into the industrial area of El Segundo known as Smoky Hollow, an area that has attracted creatives in entertainment, design and advertising in recent years. Ramsey Daham, 34, runs the architecture, design and fabrication studio.

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Related Topix: El Segundo, CA, Paramount, CA, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Venice (Los Angeles, CA)

Wed Sep 10, 2014

CE News

Ammann & Whitney Chief Nick Ivanoff elected 2014-2015 ARTBA chairman

Nick Ivanoff, P.E., president & CEO of Ammann & Whitney, was elected 2014-2015 chairman by the members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association . Ivanoff's career in the transportation design and construction industry spans nearly 40 years.

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McGraw-Hill Construction

Baker Hall at CU Boulder Reopens With Modern Perks, Historical Details

The University of Colorado Boulder's Baker Hall, closed for the past 15 months for its first major renovation in more than 75 years, welcomed 456 students in late August with a modernized interior that better addresses the needs of today's students while retaining the building's original charm. "The 1937 Baker building, the second-oldest residence hall at CU-Boulder, represented an exciting design challenge," said Thomas Goodhew, assistant director of planning at CU Boulder.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, Arts

Hotel Online

Chinaa s Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing Prepares for Q4 2014 Opening

Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel, Beijing's most iconic building, is designed by Chief Designer Zhang Hai Ao and his team from Shanghai Huadu Architect Design Company. Zhang worked with his team of 60 designers from across the globe, including the UK,Italy, Spain, the US, Holland and the Philippines, who spent 60 days developing this amazing building design.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Arts, Environment, Science

Canada.com

New restaurant/office development planned along Riverwalk in Calgary's East Village

Village-style retail space with restaurants along the ground level and unique office space above is planned along the RiverWalk area near the Bow River in the East Village neighbourhood. Calgary Municipal Land Corporation announced Wednesday that the development on 10,872 square feet of land by Calgary's XYC Design + Development will take place immediately east of the historic Simmons Building.

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