Author Archives for dave

Elon Musk, Tesla, and Design-Build. Creating the Future.
Published January 11, 2020 | By

Elon Musk. Visionary. Renegade. Creator.   You can’t keep your pulse on the media and news today without encountering Elon Musk, Tesla, or Space X, and the attendant praise, disbelief, and outrage they elicit. Effusive praise or scathing criticism seem par for the course at this point. But if you monitor Google News, Elon and… View Article

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Trump, The White House & Design-Build
Published December 7, 2019 | By

Ever wondered about the state-of-the-art facility Mr. Trump currently resides and works in? The iconic White House — the one of a kind residency and workplace of the world’s most powerful leader. Well Mr. Trump actually has a gentleman named James Hoban to thank. Surely you have heard of him, no? Mr. James Hoban is… View Article

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The Meaning of the Word Architect
Published October 24, 2019 | By

Think about this: Except for the past 100 to150 years, throughout history, throughout the world and in any language, if you asked someone to describe the professional who is tasked with the creation of a building, you would consistently be met with words that mean “head builder.” This nomenclature doesn’t allow for any differentiation at… View Article

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HGTV = Design-Build
Published October 9, 2019 | By

Photo Credit: Emily May on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)   HGTV is an American cable television channel owned by Discovery Inc. The network’s content focuses primarily on real estate and home improvement reality programs, reaching a vast majority of the country. Over 95,000,000 households in the US receive HGTV (over 80% of households). That’s a… View Article

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