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Boise company’s modular units ease the way to Bay Area affordable housing (access required)

San Francisco Bay Area residents looking for the unicorn that affordable housing has become in the region now have one more option thanks to the Boise-based Guerdon,  the Portland, Ore.-based Bridge Housing, and Ankrom Moisan Architects. The developer and architecture ...

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Better health through healthier buildings (access required)

When it comes to the health of workers, building construction can be as big a factor as sleep, diet or exercise. New research on health and construction is influencing project designs. Buildings with sustainable elements have been shown to improve ...

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Eagle roads will see chipsealing for most of the summer

Streets in the northern tier of Ada County will see chipseal road treatment work from June 7 into early September as the Ada County Highway District carries out its annual low-cost road maintenance work. The chipsealing will address 550 lane ...

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Portland approves permit for 1st all-wood high-rise in US

Officials in Oregon have approved construction permits for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation. Construction on the 12-story building, called Framework, will break ground this fall in Portland’s trendy and rapidly growing Pearl District and is expected to ...

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Hyatt Place opens in downtown Boise (access required)

The five-story, 150-room Hyatt Place opened May 31 at Bannock and 11th Street. Rooms were already sold out May 31 for June 5 and June 6. The hotel will help accommodate visitors to the Council for State & Territorial Epidemiologists ...

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