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    ArchWeek Residential No. 130
    2010.1006
    Dear Designers, Builders, and Dwellers,

    ArchWeek Residential brings you housing news and analysis from the editors of ArchitectureWeek.

    The Press-Enterprise of Riverside, California, describes a local display of the continuing hunger in our sector...

    "The more than two-hour meeting hosted Wednesday afternoon by the city of San Bernardino attracted about 350 people, with the last arrivals obliged to stand in the back.

    "The audience was filled with seasoned veterans in the construction trades. Representatives of Southern California Edison Co., Southern California Gas Co., schools and various government and private agencies told them how to get training and certifications so they will be eligible to participate in the new business that is expected to materialize in months ahead.

    "Some people who had already taken a free course in home energy audits at Chaffee Community College had tags dangling from their necks that told contractors they were available for hire.

    "Their hope is pinned on Energy Upgrade California, a statewide rebate program that will start lining up contractors later this month. It is designed to spur homeowners to retrofit their homes to be more energy efficient and therefore cheaper to maintain."

    Construction Pins Hopes on Green - Press-Enterprise, 2010.0930

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    Builders Move Beyond McMansions in New Jersey - New York Times, 2010.1006

    U.S. Housing Shows Stability, Factory Orders Fall - Fox Business, 2010.1004

    Foreign Buyers See Big Opportunity in Housing Bust - Associated Press, 2010.1004

    Japan's Calligraphy-Inspired Home Interior and Garden Design - CNN, 2010.1004

    BofA Foreclosures May Prompt Servicer-Rating Cut, Moody's Says - Bloomberg, 2010.1004

    Blower Door Test - Root Design-Build Blog, 2010.1004

    Obama Mortgage Modification Bailout Distorts Housing Market - National Legal and Policy Center, 2010.1004

    UC Weighs What to Do with Abandoned President's Mansion - Los Angeles Times, 2010.1004

    Migrant 'Villages' within a City Ignite Debate - New York Times, 2010.1003

    A Haven for Hedonists: Australia's Mornington Peninsula - Sydney Morning Herald, 2010.1003

    Designers Share Ways to Bring Warmth to Enormous Spaces - Detroit Free Press, 2010.1003

    New Aging Explores Trajectory of Science, Aging and Architecture for Senior Housing - Senior Housing News, 2010.1003

    Architecture Solves Problems - Kansas City Star, 2010.1002

    Quake Paves Way for Fresh Thinking - Stuff, 2010.1002

    Architecture Meets Views in Northwest Hills Home - Austin-American Statesman, 2010.1002

    Construction Spending in U.S. Unexpectedly Climbs - Bloomberg BusinessWeek, 2010.1001

    Wenatchee Man Hopes Home Lasts 500 Years - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2010.1001

    Welcome to Smallville - New York Times, 2010.1001

    Candidates for Metro Council President Debate land-use, Growth Policies - Oregonian, 2010.1001

    Fannie Mae Investors Can't Sue over Some Securities Fraud Claims, Losses - Bloomberg, 2010.0930

    Modern Factory-Built Homes Boast Architectural Flair - Arizona Republic, 2010.0930

    Calif. Couple's Home Designed for Entertaining, Collections - Kansas City Star, 2010.0930

    Waste Not: Nonprofit Rehabs Discarded Houses into Super-Efficient Homes - Kansas City Star, 2010.0930

    New Zealand Home Building, Confidence Suggest Slow Recovery - Bloomberg BusinessWeek, 2010.0930

    The Frank Lloyd Wright 300-Grand-or-Less Deathmatch - Curbed, 2010.0927

    Florida Voters Enter Battle on Growth - New York Times, 2010.0927

    Downsizing Is Booming - San Diego Union-Tribune, 2010.0925

    Building Slump Blamed for State Jobless Rate - San Francisco Chronicle, 2010.0922

    Builders Betting on Renters - CNBC, 2010.0921

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