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Four Houses by JLF Architects Featured in New Coffee Table Design Book “Natural Elegance: Luxurious Mountain Living”

Four Houses by JLF Architects Featured in New Coffee Table Design Book “Natural Elegance: Luxurious Mountain Living”

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Tradewinds

Four houses designed by JLF Architects of Bozeman, Montana, with interiors created by WRJ Design are featured in "Natural Elegance: Luxurious Mountain Living," a new coffee table design book from WRJ. The JLF-designed mountain houses, three in Jackson, Wyoming – one of which is pictured on the cover – and one in Big Sky, Montana, showcase the symbiotic relationship between the architects and interior designers, revealing a sophisticated blend of modern and rustic sensibilities.

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New Home Sales Trend Higher in November

New Home Sales Trend Higher in November

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Tradewinds

 Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 1.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 719,000 units in November, off a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. In a sign that new home sales are on an upward path, this is the fourth consecutive month that sales topped 700,000.

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Rising Construction Costs

Rising Construction Costs

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Tradewinds, Cost Trends

Nationally, construction costs have increased by more than 100% over the last 20 years — a trend that will likely continue — introducing a new layer of complexity to development, capital improvement investments, and landlord tenant lease negotiations.

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McGonagle joins Vitro Architectural Glass as National Architectural Manager

McGonagle joins Vitro Architectural Glass as National Architectural Manager

Posted: December 21, 2019 | Tradewinds

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Tim McGonagle has joined the company as national architectural manager for the Mid-South region—covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Why Green Materials and Methods are Gaining Ground

Why Green Materials and Methods are Gaining Ground

Posted: December 20, 2019 | Tradewinds, Project Management

It’s sobering to realize that cement is responsible for almost a tenth of global carbon emissions. If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third-largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitter in the world, behind China and the United States. According to Chatham House, cement contributes more CO2 to global warming than aviation fuel, and is not far behind the global agriculture business.

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