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Western Specialty Contractors Acquires 125-year-old Western Roofing Company to Expand Roofing Business in Kansas City, MO

Established in spring 2017, Western Specialty Contractors’ Kansas City Roofing Branch provides maintenance, repair and replacement of commercial flat roofs. Western Specialty Contractors also has a Kansas City Branch Office, established in 1945, that provides commercial building cleaning, concrete restoration, epoxy and chemical grout injection, expansion joint systems, exterior wall coatings, masonry restoration, parking and plaza deck restoration, and waterproofing.

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KAI Hires Veronica Castro de Barrera to Manage Multiple Transit Projects in Texas, Expand National Market

KAI proudly announces the addition of architect Veronica Castro de Barrera, AIA, LEED AP, as Transit Studio Leader in its Dallas, TX office. “Veronica, as the leader of the Transit Group, seeks to bring her expertise, love and compassion for mobility solutions to KAI as we look to serve transit-focused clients nationally,” said Darren James, AIA, President and COO of KAI Texas. “Additionally, Veronica will work with our teams to ensure that mobility from all modes of transportation is incorporated into our community transformative projects.”

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Tara Green to Join OJB Landscape Architecture as Principal of Program Development

“We are very pleased to have Tara join our firm,” said James Burnett, FASLA, OJB Founder and President. “She has a proven track record and exceptional experience in leading one of the most successful urban parks in the world. She will play a big role in the planning and programming of OJB’s park projects as we look to support our clients in their desire to activate and create sustainable business plans. She is an expert in her field and understands firsthand how to create a successful park that stays true to the design and generates the revenue needed to maintain the park at a high level.”

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CornellCookson Hires Four New Architectural Product Representatives

Global coiling door and grille manufacturer CornellCookson announces the appointment of four new Architectural Product Reps (APRs). John Polchin, Dan Popplewell, Paul Smith and Rich Goodwin recently moved into these newly created roles, with the goal of providing assistance to architects as they design projects using coiling (or rolling) doors and grilles.

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St. Cloud Window Utilizes High-Performing Acoustic Windows to Create the Luxury of Quiet™ for Today’s Busy Travelers

Office Spaces selected St. Cloud Window for the special episode because the company’s commitment to delivering what it calls “the luxury of quiet” and for providing architectural window solutions for maximum noise reduction. The segment focuses on the ultra-high acoustic windows needed for a Alexandria, VA hotel located next to a Metro train line and at the intersection of two major roadways.

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Roadmap for Designing Net Zero Labs by Jacob Tsimanis PE, LEED AP, CPMP & BCxP. Photo credit: Shutterstock, Artist Siyanight

Roadmap for Designing Net Zero Labs by Jacob Tsimanis PE, LEED AP, CPMP & BCxP. Photo credit: Shutterstock, Artist Siyanight


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