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Dreamy neutral tones


This week we would like to feature Triangle Brick’s Cottonwood brick from the Southwest Collection.

If you are looking for a painted look or just a neutral color palette for your next exterior building project, Cottonwood is a great option for you. The tones in this brick range from subtle reds to creamy whites, with hints of warm gray. The combination of a smooth face and a tumbled edge gives this brick lots...

Sherwin-William’s June Color of the Month

Adriatic Sea SW 6790


Sherwin-William’s Color of the Month for June is Adriatic Sea (SW6790). This bold shade of aqua is vibrant all while providing a quite statement. This shade would add ...

Fifty Shades of Green 

Consumers Want Green Design to Yield Greenbacks


We get it, not every project can be rooted in benevolence.  Project owners want to make money.  Materials distributors and manufacturers want to make money. And the end-user wants to save money.  Trying to meet everyone’s demands while building a green design or project can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. 

With the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM), jobsite recycling, and the use of inherently green materials, to name a few, project...

The Most Expensive City in the World for Construction

Hint:  The Big Apple


According to the 2017 International Construction Market Study, New York is the most expensive city in the world to build.  Despite the average $354/foot for construction, New York is a vibrant market of new construction and revitalization.



At an average of $354/foot, why not make the best of your money and time?  Consider using a...

Reinstated looks, lasting traditions


A renovation of the historic Morgan Avenue subway station house for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has recently been completed by the New York City architectural and planning firm of Urbahn Architects.

Urbahn Principal Natale V. Barranco, AIA, LEED AP says that as a crucial public transportation connection for an up-and-coming Brooklyn, NY neighborhood, the renovation of the Morgan Avenue station was...