Trinity Basin Preparatory Celebrates Groundbreaking for Fort Worth School Expansion

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Trinity Basin Preparatory, a free public charter school district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, held a groundbreaking ceremony this week for the expansion of their Fort Worth school. The event

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Balfour Beatty Construction to Provide Preconstruction and Construction Services for Fort Worth High-Rise

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Anthracite Realty Partners and Bennett Benner Partners have selected Balfour Beatty Construction to provide preconstruction and construction services for a landmark high-rise in downtown Fort Worth

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EECU Breaks Ground on the Heritage Trace Branch in Greater Fort Worth Area

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EECU broke ground Thursday on its 14th location in the Greater Fort Worth area—the Heritage Trace branch. Credit union leaders and staff gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction with

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QTS Receives LEED Gold Certification for its Dallas-Fort Worth Mega Data Center

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QTS Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, has achieved Leadership in Energy

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AskTileExcellence.com: "ask chris": durock vs hardyboard? for best.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011. ask chris": durock vs hardyboard? for best wet area tile installations. ask chris": durock vs hardyboard? for best wet area tile installations. Posted by. Chris, Tile Excellence. Reactions: Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Contact Excellence Experts.

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Northwest Pipe to Provide Steel Water Pipes for Schoharie Reservoir Low Level Outlet Tunnel Project

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of Fort Worth, Texas to provide 2,250 Northwest Pipe Company, an industry leader of engineered welded steel pipe products for the water transmission market, was selected by Southland Contracting, Inc.

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Ridge Development to Break Ground on Speculative Building in Railhead Industrial Park

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Ridge Development today announces plans to construct a two-building industrial park on 47 acres in north Fort Worth. The Railhead Industrial Park development is owned by a joint venture between Ridge

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HGTV’s Andy Williams: Celebrate Father’s Day With the Perfect Man Cave

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Andy and Ashley Williams, hosts of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Fort Worth. Andy Williams of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Fort Worth gave Freshome several great tips to help us all design the perfect man cave. Image courtesy of Almond Board of California. Father’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate that special dad who works so hard and always puts family first.

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Get Trained the ARDEX Way

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Texas Technical Training Center, Mansfield, TX (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX). Want to brush up on your self-leveling underlayment skills? Ready to learn more about moisture control? Need some tiling installation pointers? Visit the ARDEX Academy list of upcoming classes in the following locations: ARDEX Americas Technical Training Centers: Corporate Headquarters, Aliquippa, PA (Pittsburgh, PA). Southern California (WFCA) Technical Training Center, Anaheim, CA.

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Here’s How Much It Costs to Sell Your Home in 2019

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX: $14,580. Zillow, the real estate database, just released a report showing the hidden costs of selling. So how much does it cost you to sell your house in 2019? Get ready to spend about $21,000. Don’t balk at the cost yet, though. Some of that cost goes toward home improvements and Zillow found that “sellers who make improvements to their homes are more likely to sell for more than their asking price than those who don’t.”

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Lighten Up! Get Inspired with These 16 Fresh Pendant Light Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Certified Luxury Builders – Dallas/Fort Worth A polished finish gives your metal pendant lights a fresh, modern touch. Let these fresh pendant light ideas inspire your next design. Image: Earle & Ginger Kitchens Pendant lights have been around for a while, but that doesn’t mean there’s only one way to use them. In fact, far from it. Occasionally you need to shake things up by combining traditional design elements with new pendant light ideas.

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Trends in Window Treatments

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Roller shades are seeing a huge increase in popularity in our region,” says Jeff King, Shutters and Blinds Specialist at The Blind King in Fort Worth, TX. Window treatments provide privacy, let the sun in (or not) and help to keep the cold weather out. And they do all of this while dressing up your windows and making your rooms look formal and elegant , modern or romantic – or while making a whimsical or bold design statement.

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Separating Fact from Fiction

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The top 10 cities, in order, are Baltimore, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Columbus OH, Cincinnati, Detroit, New York, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose and Dallas/Fort Worth. Orkin recently released its list of the cities with the most bed bugs. The list is based on the cities in which the company performed the most residential and commercial bed bug treatments.)

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Design Talk – The Glamorous World of Blogging

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Earlier this year, I agreed to present a lecture for AIA Fort Worth as part of their Design Talk series. What I’ve shown above is an incredibly small sample of the ground that my AIA Fort Worth Design Talk will cover … a look at the glamorous world of blogging. What will hopefully make this presentation interesting is that the lecture is open to the general public so the audience will be made up of architects AND non-architects.

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Renzo Piano Kimbell Art Museum Sneak Peek - Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Fort Worth on November 27th, activities on site will include: Wednesday, November 27, 10 AM – 5 PM Bring your friends and family to be a part of the Grand Opening of your Museum’s new building. 1 PM Fort Worth Opera Studio Young artists will perform Three Little Pigs as part of the Children’s Opera Theatre educational outreach tour.

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Here’s the Thing about Good Ideas

Life of an Architect

So the next time you have a good idea and you are about to share it with the group, you should know that you will be the person responsible for making it happen Cheers, ps – if you are in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area and are interested in badly losing to me in cornhole on Friday, June 23, 2017, more information on how to participate can be found on the Epilepsy Foundation Texas website ( here ).

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Turn Up the Music in Studio – Dec’18 Mix

Life of an Architect

Leon Bridges – Coming Home Hailing from my backyard in Fort Worth, Texas, Leon Bridges has a great throwback sound and a wonderfully smooth voice that is reminiscent of 1950’s crooners Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. So there you go – hopefully, there are some new songs and bands in today’s post that are worth adding to your office playlist.

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What to Get an Architect for Christmas [2017]

Life of an Architect

Penn was one of the most famous American fashion and portrait photographers, and Centennial was a collection of his images as part of a show that rolled through the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth earlier this year. So it stands to reason that a book from “In Detail” would be high on my list of books worth coveting. This particular book was a finalist for a Pulitzer if that helps convince you that it’s worth adding to your collection.

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Architectural Delineation Competition - KRob 2013 | Life of an.

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For most of its history, KRob was a local competition for architects and renderers in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Design / KRob 2013 – Architectural Delineation Competition KRob 2013 – Architectural Delineation Competition Bob Borson — October 10, 2013 — 27 Comments If you like architectural “drawings” than you’ve just landed on the mother lode.

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I'm No Longer the Golden Boy | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

I read recently that Fort Worth is the most country city in the entire US and that Dallas is the least country city in Texas – and they are only separated by a 25 minute drive. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

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Building with Structural Insulated Panels. or SIPs | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Tilbury Bob – wondering if you have any experience using Fort Worth’s Stramit SIPS? about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Construction / Building with Structural Insulated Panels … or SIPs Building with Structural Insulated Panels … or SIPs Bob Borson — March 31, 2014 — 75 Comments We are building the CHouse Modern using Structurally Insulated Panels, or SIPs as they are commonly referenced.

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