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  • For California Jamba Juice, Fresh Inspiration is Just Outside the Door

    Jamba Juice’s recently opened Innovation Bar in Pasadena, California showcases a fresh new design idea completed by Bestor Architecture, one that combines branding with local influences. The idea is to make stores stand out from the generic, repetitive experience found at most chains.Bestor noticed similarities between the bright colors used in Jamba Juice stores and […]
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  • B&B’s Quality Construction and Professional Service Are Recognized

    The proof is in. By sticking to our commitment that “the work is not complete until our customer is happy,” B&B Pool & Spa Center was rewarded with prestigious Readers Choice Awards from two New Jersey magazines. B&B received recognition in the categories of pool design and pool service. The design and building award from […]
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  • Seattle Artists Turn Their Unused Horse Stable into a Studio Space

    The owners of this property outside of Seattle, Washington—a UX designer and the head of a non-profit with a knack for painting—moved to raise their daughters in the Pacific Northwest. The Bridle Trails Neighborhood where they landed is dotted with horse stables that were of no use to the family, but it gave SHED Architecture […]
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  • Chic Apartment for Young Couple in Taipei

    This chic, modern apartment located on the outskirts of Taipei, Taiwan was tailored to the lifestyle of a young couple working in the product design industry. The idea behind the project was to have a flexible space for living, as well as for the designers to bring their ideas into play.“The clients often have business […]
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  • Providence exploring ideas for park improvement

    The idea of using xeriscape – a method of landscaping that requires minimal water – was also discussed. Council member Kirk Allen said he would … …read more
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  • Vivid Apartment in Singapore Inspired by Pop Imagery, Street Art

    The post This vivid apartment design in Singapore was inspired by street art and pop imagery. Envisioned by KNQ Associates, for a restless bachelorette, the project successfully integrates a collection of toys, art and wacky objects.Upon entry, one is struck by the blue of the metal cladding the walls that extend around the corner to […]
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  • Visioning Program team to present final landscaping designs

    Residents of Manning will have an opportunity this week to view final conceptual landscape designs for various projects that will be started and … …read more
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  • Apartment in Spain with Small Space Design Ideas

    The Apartment in Alfinach renovation by rh Studio is the perfect answer to its young couple owners’ complaints that small space living was no longer working. It makes the most of all 753-square feet in a modern, minimalist design.You enter the apartment into what seems like a small, simple kitchen. Here, rh Studio used an […]
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  • North Carolina Home with the Ultimate Environmentalist Cred

    This comfortable and stylish family home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina received major environmentalist cred recently by going net positive. Architect Arielle Condoret Schechter said that the home was producing $22 more energy per month than it consumed at the time of her report on the project.Kevin Murphy both owns this home and runs the […]
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  • Family Home in Australia “Unfurls” Into Welcoming Living Spaces

    The post Christopher Polly Practice completed the design and development of Unfurled House, a modern family home located in Petersham, Australia. The project retains parts of the original building found on site.“An articulated two-story framed volume is sensitively stitched to the rear original fabric, while retaining its front Federation masonry and hipped envelope,” the architects […]
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