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Letter from 2019 Chair: Upcoming CRAN events

Welcome to Spring 2019 It is my pleasure to serve as the chair of CRAN® for 2019. For the past 3 months our Executive Committee and Advisory Group have been busy organizing various activities for 2019. Please go to our homepage to stay up to date with our events and other news. Our...


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Additional Reading Suggestions for COD's 2019 Innovators & Maintainers Conferences

What is innovation? https://www.ideatovalue.com/inno/nickskillicorn/2016/03/innovation-15-experts-share-innovation-definition/ https://www.doblin.com/ten-types http://leevinsel.com/blog/2015/11/12/95-theses-on-innovation An overview of innovation in architecture https://www...


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Letter from 2018 Chair: Upcoming CRAN events

Welcome to Spring 2018 It is my pleasure to serve as the chair of CRAN for 2018. For the past 3 months our Executive Committee and Advisory Group have been busy organizing various activities for 2018. Please go to our homepage to stay up to date with our events and other news. Our...


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Properly Taking Care Of Glass Doors And Windows

The glass is very popular due to its qualities in so many homes. We often see it in doors and windows, together with potential art objects added with the purpose of making homes appealing. Glass is also used in pool fencing, balustrades, shower screens and various other parts of the home. ...

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4 Tips for Running a Worry Free Company Conference

Motivation is the name of the game when you are planning a company conference. Employees are introduced to a new type of setting, whether it takes places in the offices or not. Although they may be taking a break from their normal work responsibilities, they should still be expected to give...

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How To Hire A Really Good Landscape Architect

Outdoor space design is exciting but not easy. You need preparation, planning and a proper perception. The experienced landscape designer or architect is going to help out a lot but hiring one that is really good is not so simple. You need to always hire one that is good since you want the best...

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When Should You Hire A Contractor And When Should You Hire An Architect?

Whether a brand new home is built from zero or you remodel the home, there is a strong possibility that you will have to hire a professional that can help you. This is something that is normally confusing for people. Choosing between the architect and the contractor is a very important choice....

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What Should You Ask Your Contractor When You Replace Roofs?

The roof is one of the most important parts of the home and it is quite simple to understand why. Unfortunately, most people know nothing about them. There are so many options that are now available. Architects from all around the world take full advantage of technological advancements made in...

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Making Homes Energy-Efficient – Tips To Consider

Your home is a system at its basis. It is always possible to improve performance and save money if you know how to reduce building loads. Installing appliances and systems that are of an appropriate size is necessary. Generally speaking, oversizing will increase costs and worsen performance. ...

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Wood Based Design Benefits Architects Love

There are many different building materials that can be considered by architects and builders at the moment. This is definitely something that is great since we have access to options for all different needs. While steel is gaining popularity, together with different other materials, wood is...

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