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Foggy flat Iowa landscape. Hours of this. (at farmland)

Heath Ceramics

Foggy flat Iowa landscape. Hours of this. (at at farmland

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Should You Finish Your Iowa Basement?

Kitchen and Residential Design

via Iowa is full of beautiful homes. Maybe you're considering finishing your Iowa basement, or are considering it and haven’t even thought of it until now. So invest wisely in your Iowa basement, and get the job done right! They ornament our countryside, decorate our towns and cities and hold a piece of our heartland. To you, your home is special: It's where you and your family are building memories. You know what you love about it and you know what you would change about it.

Iowa 40

Chilly and grey in Iowa this morning. #amtrak #californiazephyr.

Heath Ceramics

Chilly and grey in Iowa this morning. amtrak #californiazephyr (at Ottumwa (Amtrak station)). californiazephyr amtrak

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Good morning foggy Iowa. #amtrak #californiazephyr (at Osceola.

Heath Ceramics

Good morning foggy Iowa. A video posted by Cathy & Robin (@heathceramics) on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:04am PDT. amtrak #californiazephyr (at Osceola (Amtrak station)). californiazephyr amtrak

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The Weitz Company Awarded Contract to Build Iowa Events Center Hotel

The A to Z of Building

The Weitz Company, a national full-service construction firm, is proud to announce it has been awarded the contract to build the $101 million Iowa Events Center Hotel at Fifth Avenue and Park Street

Iowa 40

EdR, River Caddis Start Construction on Community Pedestrian at Iowa State University

The A to Z of Building

EdR (NYSE: EDR), one of the nation's largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality collegiate housing communities, today announced it has started construction on a community pedestrian

Iowa 40

Summit Materials Acquires Davenport, Iowa Cement Plant and Seven Distribution Terminals from Lafarge North America

The A to Z of Building

Summit Materials, Inc. “Summit” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated construction materials company, today announced that it has completed its previously

Engineers at Iowa State Test Taller Precast Concrete Wind Turbine Towers

The A to Z of Building

Hydraulic equipment in two civil engineering labs recently pushed and pulled at test sections of a new kind of wind turbine tower, simulating the heavy, twisting loads that towers have to withstand

Iowa 40

New University of Iowa Building Meets Challenges with Foam-Control Plus+ EPS Insulation

The A to Z of Building

Just one year ago, ACH Foam Technologies changed the insulation industry by releasing Foam-Control® Plus+®, an architectural grade expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation. With a range of high

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Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions Reaches Financial Close on $34.5M University of Iowa Student Housing Development Project

The A to Z of Building

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a leading developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, announced today it has reached financial close on a $34.5M student

Iowa 40

EJ Welch Hosts ARDEX Demo Day in Davenport, IA!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Hey Davenport, Iowa installers! Davenport Iowa. Welch Company is hosting an ARDEX extravaganza Wednesday, January 25 from 2-6 pm. Be sure to stop by! ARDEX leveling and tiling products and the ARDEX team there to answer questions/conduct demos. See you there! EJ Welch Company. 5920 Fremont ave. 52807. Did You Know? In the News

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Meredith Media Presentation!

The Tile Shop

Kevin and I just returned from a trip to Meredith Media Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa. Good morning! For those of you not familiar with the Meredith, it publishes a wide variety of magazines including Traditional Home, Better homes and Gardens, Midwest Living, and Every Day with Rachael Ray.to name a few! We were so honored and excited to present "Inspired Living: The Tile Shop Way" to several of their editors.

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Our Meredith Media Presentation

The Tile Shop

Kevin and I just returned from a trip to Meredith Media Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa. Good morning! For those of you not familiar with the Meredith, it publishes a wide variety of magazines including Traditional Home, Better homes and Gardens, Midwest Living, and Every Day with Rachael Ray.to name a few! We were so honored and excited to present "Inspired Living: The Tile Shop Way" to several of their editors.

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Creative Edge acquires Custom Flooring Insets

Stone Update

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – Large-scale waterjet fabricator Creative Edge acquired Custom Flooring Insets (CFI) of East Dundee, Ill. Move strengthens Creative’s position in architectural fabrication. Terms of the deal weren’t announced. The acquisition merges complementary skills, bolstering Creative Edge’s position as one of the largest U.S. waterjet operations and expanding custom architectural service offerings.

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Garden Video from Crossville

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Available exclusively in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota from Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. Garden from Crossville is a porcelain tile collection created specifically for outdoor vertical and horizontal applications. This isn’t your garden variety stone look line.

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Introducing Schluter Thinset

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

We are currently stocking these at all of our Minnesota locations and our Iowa location. Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is excited to introduce two new thinsets from Schluter®. Creating the ultimate installation system, Schluter SET™ and Schluter ALL-SET™, guarantee consistently positive results and offer an extended lifetime limited warranty.

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Knife River Receives $63.4 Million Contract to Reconstruct Portion of Interstate 29

The A to Z of Building

million contract to reconstruct a portion of Interstate 29 in Sioux City, Iowa. Knife River Corp., a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc., has been awarded a $63.4 This is the largest contract Knife

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NSF Grant Supports Simulator Studies of Tornado Winds and Impacts on Buildings

The A to Z of Building

The Iowa State University Tornado Simulator kicked up a thick and slowly spinning funnel cloud over a model of a small town, overwhelming the miniature streets, buildings and homes. Partha Sarkar

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Marble Institute of America Launches Midwest Chapter

StoneDimensions

The goal of the chapter will be to increase educational offerings and networking opportunities to stone professionals in the region (Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). The Marble Institute of America has announced the Midwest Stone Fabricators Association (MWSFA) will become the MIA Midwest Chapter.

Renewable Energy Group Upgrades Mason City Biorefinery

The A to Z of Building

celebrated Thursday the completion of upgrades to its 30-million gallon biorefinery in Mason City, Iowa, which allows the plant to produce biodiesel from a wide variety of Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

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New Midwest Chapter Kicks Off with Two Great Events

StoneDimensions

We look forward to working with the Midwest Chapter Steering Committee to provide quality events for stone professionals in Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Manitoba.” GK Naquin of Stone Interiors facilitates a discussion with Midwest stone fabricators regarding the importance of facility planning. Minnesota Stone Summit attendees take part in discussions regarding industry standards and industry safety.

President's Message: Introducing our new president, Dan Rea

StoneDimensions

I was elected to the MIA Board of Directors in November of 2009, representing Zone 4 (Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Hello fellow MIA members. My name is Dan Rea and I have the honor to serve as your MIA President for 2015.

What Classifies A House Style: What Makes A National Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

These homes received their name in the 1930s when Fred Kniffen, a cultural geographer, remarked that they were common in rural farm areas of Indiana, Illinois and Iowa – all states beginning with the letter I. The national home is one of the oldest architectural styles that originated in the United States, yet we still see these homes – and their descendant styles – being built today.

Mediacom Internet: Reviews, Pricing, & Performance

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Iowa – Des Moines, Dubuque. GaudiLab / Shutterstock. Mediacom Internet. Mediacom is one of the prominent Midwest and Southeastern internet service providers, available in 21 states and serving well over six million customers. Providing high-speed broadband internet through a cable network, Mediacom offers six internet packages along with digital cable TV and phone services.

Growing Region 101: Why It Matters for Your Lawn

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Want a lush lawn? Plant the right grass type for your growing region. Image: Westend61/Getty Images. If you ever cruise Pinterest or home design sites (and we’re guessing you do), you’ve probably fawned over a gorgeous lawn or two. And that can be sort of a bummer if your own grassy area is looking a little lackluster. Worried you don’t have a green thumb? Are you just cursed?

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

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Sulo Development Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming Most popular design style: bohemian chic The most popular style, bohemian, features a mix and match of color, texture and exotic references. It’s amazing what you can find in an afternoon of playing with Google Trends.

How to Create a Valentine’s Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Stagetecture

Image via: Iowa Girl Eats. When we think of a romantic dinner the highlight has to be the dessert. An ideal dessert for closing a Valentine’s Day menu is this strawberry shortcake recipe, since it is light and fluffy and we must admit using strawberries brings any cake to the next level. And to top it all off, this cake is easy and quick to put together, leaving time for other preparations. Read on to see how to make it! How to Create a Valentine’s Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.

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The Most Searched for Furniture Item in Each State

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Bar stools are popular in Idaho and Iowa. We’ve already talked about how Google can give us some pretty cool data when it comes to interior design, but the monster search engine is proving itself yet again. This time, Next Day Blinds analyzed Google shopping data for over a year to figure out what is the most searched for furniture item in each of the 50 states. What did your state choose? Scroll down to find out. What’s the most searched for furniture item in your state?

Shop Spectrum Internet Plans Near You

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Spectrum Internet is available in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming and more. . Image: fizkes/Shuttershock. Spectrum Internet Service.

Frontier Internet: Reviews, Pricing, & Performance

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Frontier internet. Frontier offers TV, phone and internet services. The company serves residential, small-business, and enterprise-level customers. Frontier offers a variety of bundles, helping subscribers save money on internet and phone services.

Best Pella Replacement Windows

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The company, which is headquartered in Pella, Iowa, has been selling window products since 1925. S_Photo / Shuttershock. Keeping a home comfortable in all seasons and weather conditions is the goal of every homeowner.

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Spring Recipe: Sweet Thai Chicken, Mango and Pineapple

Stagetecture

Image via: Iowa Girl Eats. Now that the spring season is here, let’s make a springtime meal to go along with it. Since the weather is getting warmer it’s a great time to brush up on eating more fruits, fresh veggies, whole grains and great poultry for lighter meals. So try out this springtime recipe, the Sweet Thai Chicken, Mango and Pineapple Salad for starters.

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Fourth of July Dessert: Blueberry Crumble Recipe

Stagetecture

Image Via: Iowa Girl Eats. Are you ready for the 4th of July this year with your delectable desserts? Crumbles are the ideal dessert for entertaining. Not only do they make enough food to feed an army, but they can be assembled in just minutes, served at any temperature, and adjusted to fit whatever ingredients you have on hand. This particular recipe pairs juicy peaches and blueberries with a sweet, brown sugar topping. Give it a try if you need an easy Fourth of July dessert.

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Easy Meal: Chili Pasta Skillet Recipe

Stagetecture

Image via: Iowa Girl Eats. There are days you just need some good comfort food and you need it right there and then. For those days, try this Easy Meal: Chili Pasta Skillet Recipe; it’s the perfect dish for a busy weekday, prepared in no time and on top of that, you will need only one skillet to make it, so less cleaning afterwards. Easy Meal: Chili Pasta Skillet Recipe. Easy Meal: Chili Pasta Skillet Recipe. Image via: BHG. Ingredients.

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Windstream Internet: Reviews, Pricing, & Performance

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Windstream is offered in 18 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas. Windstream Internet is an internet provider that uses DSL, fiber, cable, and dialup networks and operates in parts of 18 states in the US. On its website, the company promotes three very high-speed internet packages: Kinetic GIG, Kinetic 500, and Kinetic 200.

Easy Summer Recipe: Corn and Tomato Pasta

Stagetecture

Image Via: Iowa Girl Eats. Summers are just too fiercely hot for someone to toss up dishes that require a lot of prep work and effort. The ladies and for that matter even the guys want easy summer recipes that can be prepared in minimum time and yield maximum health, nutrition and taste. Keeping up with the summer oriented cooking mood, today we bring to you a rather easy but a super delicious recipe that you and your folks will just love.

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Thomas Jayne: American Decoration, A Sense of Place

The Perfect Bath

Thomas’ interest in architecture and decoration started with his family’s legacy of houses that ranged from the Plymouth colony to a Vermont tavern, an Italianate Villa in Iowa and a California Craftsman style bungalow amongst others. Thomas Jayne, author, historian, preservationist, decorator and friend, has written a remarkable new book, AMERICAN DECORATION, A SENSE OF PLACE published by The Monacelli Press.

What is Architecture? | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Akkurt at Iowa State in the 80′s? about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Quotes / What is Architecture? Architecture is … the picture frame, not the picture. William Wurster What is Architecture? Posted by Bob Borson onNovember 26, 2013 In Quotes quotes 14 Comments Happy Thanksgiving. and I. Architectural Interns - "Just.

The Finalists ? LoaA 2014 Playhouse Design Competition

Life of an Architect

Designer : Natalie Carran – Iowa, USA Bio : I practice in a small service based firm and am looking to have a little fun designing this playhouse for cats… I mean children…children. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Kitchen and Residential Design: From Panama to Providence: a.

Kitchen and Residential Design

We talked about nothing but through Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 20 May 2012. From Panama to Providence: a Sunday story. Posted by Paul Anater. at 8:14 PM. I just got off the phone with my good friend Jim. Ive known Jim for more then ten years. He and I met in Panama in the spring of 2000.

The Costs Associated with becoming an Architect | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Architects / The Costs Associated with becoming an Architect The Costs Associated with becoming an Architect Bob Borson — November 13, 2013 — 117 Comments The costs associated with becoming a licensed architect are out of control.