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Building the Future of Future Building

by Brian P. Murphy, J.D. on 2018-05-25 1:30pm

Image: World Economic Forum   Pictured above: It is estimated that by 2050, two-thirds of the world will live in cities While many urban centres face a shortage of land space prohibiting urban "sprawl," they may elect, instead, to build upwards to accommodate both residential and commercial space...

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Moving Up or Moving Out: Building Construction and Urban Sprawl

by Joel Harper on 2018-03-21 8:38am

Many natural resources are diminishing This is an increasing concern as populations continue to grow...

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Steeling Oregon’s Construction Jobs (A Tariff-ically Bad Idea)

by Peter Quince on 2018-03-07 10:46am

March 1, 2018; News flash: “In a hastily arranged meeting with industry executives that stunned many inside the West Wing...

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Building America, or Corporate Bottom Lines?

by Elisa Meyer on 2018-02-06 3:49pm

Flickr Oregon is experiencing a building boom Specifically, Portland is exploding, although it’s not the only area...

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Don't Put Grandma in the Shed

by Elisa Meyer on 2018-01-08 11:38am

Flickr   You may be familiar with the term “accessory dwelling unit” or more informally “mother-in-law unit” Accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, are secondary dwellings on a property (typically a single-family home) which are outfitted with complete living facilities, typically for one or two people...

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