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How retailers can create spaces to appeal to Millennial shoppers

The GS&P-designed 5th + Broadway mixed-use development provides provides pedestrian and mass-transit access as well as a variety of retail, dining, entertainment options on ground level. Images courtesy GS&P.

GS&P Dialogue
Today's college students have a bit more spending power than past generations. In the third part of the The New Student...

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CallisonRTKL blog
CallisonRTKL’s Kirill Pivovarov explores how densification can lead to increased productivity and innovation in the...
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Jeff Alexander
The process has made pre-painted metals a top choice for builders because of the aesthetic, environmental, performance...
5 ways rapid tech growth can drive sustainability leadership in Seattle

Rendering of the new Expedia campus bike trails, courtesy of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (via Paladino).

Abundance: The Paladino Blog
Paladino's Nash Emrich writes that Seattle can keep its edge in sustainability by leveraging new energy performance...
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Kenny Stoner
Not having a complete understanding of what the steel line is can affect the building process, causing delays and...

A Python scripting lesson at the TexFab Dynamo workshop. Photo: Proving Ground

Nathan Miller
Even if learning to code does not personally interest you, the growing demand for having these capabilities in an...
Creating a home for eldercare using the ‘Green House’ design concept

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VOA Blog
VOA Associates’ Douglas King offers design considerations in implementing the Green House concept in eldercare for...
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Valspar can work with architects and builders to create custom colors and prints to create the look of wood, slate (pictured), shingles or provide a weathered look to panels.

Jeff Alexander
Prepainted metals are becoming popular for both commercial and residential use thanks to their durability, resistance...
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Allen Hurtz
The fire safety of metal building systems is crucial. The ability of a metal building to prevent or slow down the...
The sustainability culture shift: 8 steps for success

Toronto. Image courtesy Perkins+Will.

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Perkins+Will's Jon Douglas has eight strategies that will start an organization on the path to embedding sustainability...
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