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Tiny library gets tons of attention

This tiny timber library was one of the 10 winners of the 2017 Ontario Association of Architects Awards, announced last week.  Located in Newmarket, Ontario, this is Story Pod by Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc.  This 2.4-meter wide pod is a … Continue reading

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Hazel Wolf K-8 School – Where ‘biophilic’ design bonds children with nature

Hazel Wolf K-8 School is DJC Building of the Year for 2016 and a beautiful example of how natural elements like living walls and rain gardens can be integrated into school spaces.  Check out this great article by Laura Kazmierczak … Continue reading

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Minimalist photos of beautiful buildings

Check out the winners of the Minimalist Architecture Mission 2017 photography contest!  The Minimalist Architecture Mission, organized by blog We And The Color and photography resource EyeEm, received 45,000 submissions from photographers around the world. After looking through all of … Continue reading

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Opinion: Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington. We urge support of SB 5822 – Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators Deadline is March 8th  SB 5822 is aimed at improving … Continue reading

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The demo has begun for 2 AND U

The demolition has begun on ‘2 AND U‘ at 1201 2nd Avenue.  Developed by Skanska USA Commercial Development and designed by Pickard Chilton Architects, 2 AND U will occupy most of the block between First and Second avenues and University … Continue reading

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