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City Building for the Future: The Urban Land Institute’s 2018 Spring Meeting Looks at Lessons from Detroit

Innovative city building will be front and center at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2018 Spring Meeting, set for May 1-3 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. A major focus for the 2018 gathering will be the reinvention of urban areas into thriving places that are drawing talented workers and businesses and are becoming magnets for investment. The Detroit metropolitan area, which is experiencing an extraordinary renaissance, is a prime example of this urban evolution.

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17th Annual Stormwater Conference Announces Six Pre-Conference Workshops

The PDH- and CEU-accredited StormCon pre-conference workshops on Monday, August 13, 2018 offer highly interactive, focused sessions for engineers; consultants; federal, state, and local stormwater organizations; and staff. Aimed at cultivating positive and fruitful discussion, the pre-conference workshops will focus on emerging challenges and the latest strategies, best management practices (BMPs), and technologies in stormwater and surface water quality pollution prevention and mitigation.

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BIA Supports New BRICK Bill Aiming to Extend EPA Emissions Timeline

New bipartisan legislation would help the nation’s brick, clay and tile producers avoid premature and devastating investments to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) national emission regulations. “It’s critical to complete the full legal review before manufacturers must spend millions for controls that may not be needed and could force some of them out of business,” said Ray Leonhard, president and CEO, Brick Industry Association (BIA).

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Renowned New York Architect Ismael Leyva Elevated to American Institute of Architects College of Fellows

The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated Ismael Leyva, FAIA, President of Ismael Leyva Architects, to its prestigious College of Fellows, a select honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to society and the profession of architecture, acknowledging Ismael’s passion and dedication to excellence.

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EAA – Emre Arolat Architecture Opens New York City Office

Architectural firm EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture, known for producing relevant and contemporary architecture around the world, has announced the opening of its New York City office.  Located in Manhattan’s creative SoHo hub at 199 Lafayette Street, this marks the third office for the firm, which has highly successful offices in both Istanbul and London. “New York City is the center of business, commerce, and design, and we look forward to increasing the firm’s US presence through this new studio,” said Emre Arolat, Co-Founder of EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture and EAA Studio New York.  “We are thrilled to be in this exciting market and to continue to grow our work with our talented and creative staff.”

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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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