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    BUILDING MONOLITHIC DOMES

    It's been called a "new paradigm in construction" because it relies on a building process unlike any other. But despite its uniqueness, our monolithic dome construction process has developed a following over the last few years.

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    A SCHOOL WITH DAYLIGHT

    A newly opened school in Newport Beach provides both the medium and the message for teachers and parents in Southern California, who were already instilling in their children a respect for energy conservation before an electricity shortage hit the western United States.

    Architects in the Pasadena office of the firm

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    BUILDER'S GUIDE TO PERIMETER SLAB INSULATION

    The foundation of a house is a somewhat invisible and sometimes ignored component of the building. It is increasingly evident, however, that attention to good foundation design and construction has significant benefits to the homeowner and the builder, and can avoid some serious future problems.

    Good foundation design and construction practice means not only insulating to save energy, but also providing effective structural design as well as moisture, termite, and radon control techniques where appropriate.

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    More Building and Construction

    Laboratory Building Program Launches Contractual Hybrid — ENR, 2001.0402 edition

    Real Estate Industry Gathers to Stimulate Inner City Development Across Los Angeles County — Business Wire, 2001.0321

    Creating a Monster of the Midway? — Washington Post, 2001.0322

    Patchwork solutions failing — Chicago Sun Times, 2001.0319

    The good...the bad...and the ugly. — Christian Science Monitor, 2001.0314

    House and Senate Repeal OSHA Ergonomics Rule — IDG at CNN, 2001.0312

    Codes 'Untested' in Minor Tremblor — ENR, 2001.0312

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