USDA Funds $3M to Alaska Power & Telephone for Construction of 1.8MW Wind Farm in Alaska

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Alaska Power & Telephone is pleased to announce that it was selected by the US Department of Agriculture to receive $3,000,000 in grant funds through the High Energy Cost Grant Program to

University of Alaska Fairbanks Adopts Aconex Platform to Manage US$245-Million Project

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Aconex Limited, provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, today announced that the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) has adopted the Aconex platform

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Contemporary three dimensional marble mosaics

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Alaska is a beautiful white and grey marble with a strong linear movement. Precision-cut into two gorgeous contemporary mosaics, this marble is giving a touch of urban elegance with random three-dimensional texture. Available special order from Olympia, 1 – 2 weeks.

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Installation of New Modular Acrow Steel Bridge Enables Access to Ekwok Village, Alaska

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Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today that it has completed the installation of a modular steel bridge to enable access to a landfill in Ekwok

Florida Tile's Relive Inspired by Rich Colors of Reclaimed Wood

ISC Surfaces

Colors: Alaska, Florida, Montana, Oregon Glazed Porcelain Floor & Wall Tile: 8" x 48" Other Features : GREENGUARD Certified, Certified Porcelain, 40% Recycled Content For more information about this or any other Florida Tile products, please click here.

DIRTT Awarded Contract to Build Interiors of 16 Residential Units for Barrow Medical Staff

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DIRTT announced today it was awarded a contract to build the interiors of 16 residential units for medical staff in Barrow, Alaska, providing the remote community with its first and only adaptable

Doggy Décor

Diary of a Tile Addict

The walls are covered with their not yet released Alaska collection and feature waterjet-cut dog figures created from the Basalt collection. Last month at Coverings the tiled doghouse program returned seeing twenty members of Tile Council of North America , Inc.

Twister with Nasturtiums

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Nasturtium Tropaeolum Majus Alaska at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Stratoz and our photographer friend Paul Grecian have a tradition of going to Longwood Gardens during Spring Break. I appreciate that Stratoz is always on the lookout for orange.

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

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According to that resesarch, here are the most design-curious states: Alaska California Colorado North Dakota Ohio Vermont Wyoming What do you think of this data? It’s amazing what you can find in an afternoon of playing with Google Trends.

Tips to Make an Outhouse?


There is fronted outhouse a display Okays for many summers, but won’t be great within an Alaska winter. An outhouse could be a fantastic supplement to any traditional house. There are lots of different methods in which you can build a small outhouse.

Seattle Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

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You’ll find numerous dining and retail options at “The Junction”, which stretches three blocks along California Avenue, from SW Alaska Street and California Avenue SW.

The Most Searched for Furniture Item in Each State

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Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming all voted for individual items.

BarkBox: the Subscription Service that Treats Your Four-Legged Friends

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How Incorporating Safety into Bedtime Routine Can Help Ease Your Child’s Anxiety

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According to the Alaska Sleep Education Center , there are many sources of anxiety that prevent children from falling or staying asleep. Toddlers and preschoolers haven’t yet learned the difference between reality and make-believe,” writes Julia Higginson of the Alaska Sleep Education Center.

The Best Solar Panels: Power Your Home With Freshome’s Top Pick

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For example, those who live in Barrow, Alaska , which doesn’t see the sun for more than two months every winter , will definitely want to consider another power source until the bright summer days roll around.

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

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Most online furniture stores will mention “within the Continental US”, meaning that Alaska and Hawaii have a different delivery fee schedule.

Architects and Coffee | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Here in Alaska engineers are also big time coffee drinkers. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Architects / Architects and Coffee Architects and Coffee Bob Borson — January 13, 2014 — 141 Comments Let me get this out-of-the-way right up front – most architects I know drink coffee. A LOT of coffee.