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Renovation slated for Confederation Center of the Arts in PEI

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI—Confederation Center of the Arts in Charlottetown will be revitalized to reduce the facility’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The federal and provincial governments are providing a combined investment of more than $47 million for the project. The renovations consist of upgrades to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning system, the installation of windows, insulation, lighting and meters and control equipment and new solar panels will also be installed. The interior will be reconfigured using mass timber for energy efficiency and lower carbon emissions. The project will create greener spaces for programming and learning opportunities. “As this year marks…
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Chesil Cliff House for sale: The fall and fall of Grand Designs’ saddest home – and the marriage it helped end

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email When Edward and Hazel Short put their life savings into building their fantasy home on the coast, they hope it will change their lives for the better and give their two children a fabulous childhood. Instead, more than 10 years on the luxury house is listed for sale at knockdown price, the couple’s marriage is over and millionaire Mr Short is still paying off some of the money he borrowed for the ambitious building project. It was first…
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July: Martian house | News and features

Space scientists from the University of Bristol have consulted on a pioneering public art project to build a ‘Martian House’ at Harborside – and now the people of Bristol are invited to create the interior. The house has been designed to withstand the real environmental challenges faced on Mars and inspire ideas about how we can all live more sustainably. The brainchild of local artists and Watershed Pervasive Media Studio residents, Ella Good and Nicki Kent, the Building a Martian House project brings together space scientists, architects, engineers, designers and the public, to explore how we live and to stimulate…
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Tulsa commercial building permits

From Staff Reports This weekly update lists new commercial construction, expansions and enlargements of more than $50,000 in Tulsa. Descriptions of work are described where listed. Commercial building permits are provided by the city of Tulsa on a weekly basis after entities provide information on upcoming building plans. They are listed by owner, tenant or building name. Listed cents are rounded up or down to the nearest dollar amount. The Tulsa World runs this weekly list to inform readers of upcoming or planned projects. For questions, email [email protected]. 23-169152 — Bank of America Tower, 15 W. Sixth St., alteration (interior…
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Jersey City’s Grandview Terrace Completes $71 Million Renovation

Hudson Valley Property Group recently wrapped up work on a $71 million acquisition, preservation and renovation project at Grandview Terrace Apartments in Journal Square, Jersey City. Image courtesy of Hudson Valley Property Group. One of Jersey City’s most prominent affordable housing complexes has completed a preservation and restoration effort shortly after being purchased by a new owner. Hudson Valley Property Group recently (HVPG) wrapped up work on a $71 million acquisition, preservation and renovation project at Grandview Terrace Apartments, a 283-unit senior housing complex located in the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City. Located at 222 St. Paul’s Avenue, the…
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Delta Dental of Tennessee Building Wins Best Large Renovation in 2024 Building Memphis Awards

The Delta Dental of Tennessee Building at UT Health Science Center was recognized by the Memphis Business Journal for its architectural excellence, as well as the impact it will have on the oral health of Tennessee. When the ribbon was cut last April during the grand opening of the new Delta Dental of Tennessee Building at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, it was ushered in a new day for the oral health of the people of Tennessee. More than a location for Tennessee’s future dentists to study and train, the building allows the College of Dentistry…
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Historic building undergoing renovation | News, Sports, Jobs

Cowan Masonry is repairing the bowed north foundation wall. (Submitted photo) Hidden along Second Street, it houses one of East Liverpool’s oldest potteries. Cowan Masonry was hired by the Ohio History Connection (OHC), owners of the building, to save this historic landmark. The building, along with the Museum of Ceramics, is OHC owned and operated locally by the Museum of Ceramics Foundation. A major structural failure of the main support beam, located in the basement, was discovered by OHC architect, Meta van Rabenau in August of 2023. During this routine check, she found the beam had cracked and bent and…
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Orlando Florida Temple to close in July 2024 for renovations – Church News

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to renovate the Orlando Florida Temple, which will close in July 2024. The renovation announcement was first published Monday, Feb. 12, on ChurchofJesusChrist.org. It was one of the day’s several temple announcements, along with the dedication and open house dates for the new Casper Wyoming Temple, the time for the sole rededication session for the renovated Manti Utah Temple, and the exterior renderings of the Natal Brazil and Teresina Brazil temples. Dedicated nearly three full decades ago, the Orlando temple is one of five houses…