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Architecture firm uses cross-laminated timber to take ‘wood to the next level’ (access required)

Next year, Portland, Oregon architecture firm Hacker will move into a new space of its own design – a six-story, cross-laminated-timber building in Portland’s Central Eastside. PMC Building LLC will own the building, “Eastside Office,” which will face Southeast Martin ...

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AGC: Construction costs climbed in March (access required)

Construction costs climbed again in March, with increases for a wide range of building materials, including many that are subject to proposed tariffs that could drive prices still higher and cause scarcities, according to an analysis by the Associated General ...

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Industrial construction inches ahead building by building (access required)

A Las Vegas developer with close ties to Idaho is working on one of the largest industrial buildings planned or under construction in the Treasure Valley. Larry Monkarsh, owner of L.M. Construction and one-fourth owner of Brass Cap Development, expects ...

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Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine suits up for opening day in August (access required)

You can see the ICOM building from a mile away, its acronym boldly emblazoned in an upper corner. Idaho’s first medical school makes an architectural statement alongside Interstate 84 at Locust Grove Road in Meridian. Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine ...

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Trump-era transportation project more focused on rural areas

Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That’s so Obama-era. In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportation grant program is focused more on projects in rural areas that turned out for Donald Trump in ...

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