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Slate of projects adding to wealth of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

The first class of 19 students entered what is now known as McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in 1970. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the school was …

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Former racquetball club becomes COVID-friendly Phoenix co-workspace

We are creatures of habit. We still need a place to gather and build culture. So, while the world continues to fall in love with the new “work from culture,” there are still places that invite the sense of community …

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Artistic façade highlights adaptive reuse project in Arkansas

When The Momentary opened in February in Bentonville, Arkansas, directors of the contemporary art space chose to showcase a vertical dance troupe that performed on the building’s 80-foot tall projectable glass rainscreen facade. The underlying messages—both in terms of artistic …

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Our conversation with Jenn Sussman, Director of National Accounts, Powerhouse

Energy. Boundless, uncanny and spirited energy. If you were to try put a label on what Jenn Sussman brings to the commercial construction table, you’ll want to start there. As the Director of National Accounts for Powerhouse, she is part …

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Environmentally friendly golf clubhouse scores at US Army’s Carlisle Barracks

They came. They saw. They golfed. They relaxed. That’s kind of the post-golf vibe happening with military and civilian golfers at the US Army’s Carlisle Barracks Golf Course in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Part of the experience now includes the $5.6 …

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Venerable mansion in Milwaukee reborn as hotel

A 122-year-old mansion in Milwaukee that’s been preserved for decades as an historic site is defying the pandemic in its new life as a boutique hotel. Developers and designers scrupulously maintained the distinct character of the 17-room Dubbel Dutch Hotel, …

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Conversation with Carolyn Shames, Shames Construction

It takes vision, commitment and heart to build a successful firm in a traditionally male-dominated industry. And if you ask Carolyn Shames, who has successfully managed this task a few times over, it also takes intelligence and confidence.

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Casting a new light on prefab + modular

The demand for prefab and modular construction is growing exponentially. Once stigmatized as a low-end and mass-produced mode of construction, the quality and subsequent benefits of this method have improved substantially and are making inroads to changing this perception. In …

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Technology drives innovation in the construction industry

Construction technology is undoubtedly one of the most exciting pockets of innovation in today’s economy. Funding in US-based construction technology startups surged by 324 percent to nearly $3.1 billion in 2018, compared with $731 million in 2017, according to Crunchbase …

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7 questions to squeeze your competitors’ research

Launching a business is always a challenging and time-consuming process, particularly if you are trying to make a breakthrough in a highly competitive niche. Studies reveal that 90% of new companies fail, most of which fall apart within a year. …

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