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First 30 Days Of Working With Learn Do Teach & Justen Martin

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Justen Martin, Partner for Learn Do Teach suggests spending the first 30 days learning, doing, and teaching oneself about one’s strengths and how to delegate weaknesses. This period should involve understanding what one loves doing and is good at, as well as identifying what one doesn’t like and isn’t good at. Justen recommends spending about […]

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3 Things to Look for at Construct 2019

Washington D.C. may have a reputation as a place where nothing actionable gets done, but that will not be the case from October 9-11. Construct Show 2019 will bring professionals from all aspects of the architecture and design industries together. Engineers, project managers, contractors and more will convene at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention […]

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What Does the Last Year of Apartment Construction Tell Us About the Future?

For the first time since 2015 there will be fewer than 300,000 new apartment units completed this year. However, the 299,442 units forecast by Yardi Matrix market data does present positive news for the industry. Demand continues to grow but firms have run into a challenge of high construction costs and a labor shortage, both […]

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What to Look For at MetroCon 2019 According to Keynote Speaker Paul Doherty

There is a workplace transformation happening across the United States today. Offices continue to change, and architects and designers play a key role in the future functionality of businesses across industries. The professionals responsible for implementing these changes will meet in Dallas, Texas Aug. 8-9 for MetroCon 2019. Keynote speaker Paul Doherty, CEO and President […]

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What Architecture Firms Are Looking For in Young Employees

Millions of careers will start in the United States this summer. With one of the tightest labor markets in history though, it can be tough just to get a foot in the door with attractive companies. The AEC industry is no different. With the economy doing well, opportunities are everywhere, but so is the competition. […]

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What Does the Federal Reserve Rate Cut Mean for Builders?

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time since 2008. The quarter-percentage point reduction comes at a time of global economic slowdown and uncertainty in trade relations between the U.S. and its partners. However, in a press release, the central bank stated that the “labor market remains strong and that economic […]

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Spice Up Your Kitchen With These Kitchen Island Trends

The kitchen is where food and memories are made. Having extra counter space is always a plus, which is why so many kitchens feature an island. If you’ve been dreaming of escalating the look and practicality of your kitchen with an island, you don’t want to miss out on these trending kitchen island ideas. How […]

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Third Inning: Whatever is Normal, Do The Exact Opposite
April 18, 2024

In a world where most businesses adhere to traditional practices, the Savannah Bananas baseball team stands out by doing the exact opposite. The organization’s philosophy is simple yet revolutionary: “Whatever’s normal, do the exact opposite.” This approach not only distinguishes them from competitors but also creates unforgettable experiences for their fans. Most companies stick […]

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Multifamily Housing is the Sustainable Solution for Rapid Population Growth in Nashville
April 17, 2024

As Nashville grapples with an explosive growth in population and a consequent strain on its housing market, the city is witnessing a shift from traditional single-family homes to more space-efficient multifamily units. This transition reflects a broader trend seen across various neighborhoods, with places like Germantown experiencing a significant 37.1% rise in home prices […]

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The Anticipation of Record Heat Must be the Concern of Educational Institutions and the Safety of their Student Athletes
April 17, 2024

Temperatures around the globe are continuing to set new records, and as a result, universities now face increasing challenges in ensuring the safety and performance of their student athletes. Scientists from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are warning that there is a 1 in 3 chance that 2024 could surpass 2023 […]

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Improving HVAC Systems Plays a Key Role for Meeting Building Efficiency Goals
April 17, 2024

In today’s rapidly advancing world, the role of HVAC systems for building efficiency goals has become a pivotal topic for businesses and property owners alike. With energy costs soaring, the shift towards more energy-efficient systems isn’t just a luxury—it’s a financial imperative. Building efficiency upgrades could slash global energy demand by 12% and save […]

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ROGERS BROTHERS AND TENNESSEE GALVANIZING ACQUISITIONS/INFOGRAPHIC INTRODUCTION
July 18, 2019

AZZ Inc. is a proud provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, protecting metal and electrical systems used to build and enhance the world’s infrastructure. In recent months, AZZ has made two strategic acquisitions: Tennessee Galvanizing Inc., a metal […]

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Composites Offer a Superior Alternative to Metals: Find Out Why
July 16, 2019

Composites attain the best attributes of traditional materials by leveraging chemical processes. Typically, composites consist of two or more base components. The simplest composites are formed by combining some form of resin with a corresponding hardener. In combining these products, a chemical reaction occurs then, the final composite hardens and becomes stronger than the materials […]

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Assessing the State of Architecture with Carlo Ratti
July 16, 2019

The world of architecture and design is faster moving and more connected than ever before. The exchange of trends and ideas can be shared across the globe in a matter of seconds. This brings with it excitement, but also uncertainty about the future. To understand where the industry is heading, and what is driving these […]

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New York City Developers Lobby to Legalize Drones
July 16, 2019

Real-estate developers in Los Angeles and Chicago are embracing drone technology to help speed up the building process and reduce costs. But in New York City, a 71-year-old local statute is keeping drones grounded. Read the full article.

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Three Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Building a Car Wash
July 11, 2019

When building a car wash, several factors are important to consider, such as location, type of car wash, and legal and tax issues. However, these are the three most common mistakes: Conduit placement errors during construction Insufficient space for turning radius Incorrect slop of trench Luckily, Iron Fox has experts to advise you on issues […]

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FIND OUT HOW DRONE TECH CAN IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS
July 10, 2019

Will Drone Tech Impact Your Job Site? In recent years, the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems—commonly called drones—has grown beyond anyone’s expectations. It is predicted that by the year 2021 commercial drone use in the United States will expand tenfold. We are entering a technological era in which drones can be used for minimizing potential […]

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Experience New Caesarstone Colors in Our Interactive Infographic
July 3, 2019

Exploring new colors is a fun way to gather inspiration for kitchen design. Caesarstone is excited to offer a way to experience our new designs in a unique interactive infographic. Simply open the infographic, then put your mouse over a color. When you do this, the countertop in the infographic will change. Go ahead and […]

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Green Architecture – Drones Spraying Shotcrete
June 26, 2019

Milan’s design week in April witnessed an innovative drone contribution towards the process of building infrastructure with natural materials- aspects of earth architecture. In a project by the name ‘terramia’ the Spanish architecture firm MuDD used drones that spray a cement-like substance onto fabric to construct lightweight structures. MuDD architects collaborated with canya viva, summum engineering and […]

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Marking Minute: How Vinyl Makes Physical Marketing Give Digital Marketing a Run for its Money
June 24, 2019

Vinyl film is all around us. On benches, cars, vans, and more. Though we may not notice these wraps, they play a massive part in the marketing industry. Here to elaborate on the use and sale of vinyl film products in marketing on today’s episode of The Marking Minute is Beth Guinn, vice president […]

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