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How will commercial solar be affected by tariffs?

The following post is by Kyle Pennell, Content Manager at PowerScout. This week, the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and solar cells. Set to start at 30 percent, the tariffs will decline each year by five percent and … Continue reading

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Kitchens that make your mouth water

Did you see that story on invisible kitchens? Here are just a few more photos to drool over. Photo byJohn Madden – dwell   Recently in the DJC: What’s cool in kitchens? Invisibility “There’s a different story being played out by some … Continue reading

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Olympics features the ‘Darkest Building on Earth’

Architect Asif Khan has unveiled a pavilion at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, described as the “darkest building on earth.”   <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>   Located inside Olympic Park, … Continue reading

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A fresh look at $2B plan to update Smithsonian

Architecture firm BIG – presented a revised proposal for the Smithsonian Campus Master Plan in Washington, DC. The vision was first unveiled in 2014 and has since been redeveloped following years of public comment and close collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. … Continue reading

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Streetside Artscape explores winter darkness

This winter, a new art installation in the storefront windows of downtown Tacoma’s famed Woolworth building is lighting up the corner of 11th Street and Broadway. Their piece, which debuted at First Night Tacoma-Pierce County on New Year’s Eve, is … Continue reading

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