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35+ Modern House/Bungalow Designs and Photos in 2023

No matter how many ideas you might have had before, you would certainly start getting confused right before you start the construction of a new home. This is especially true in case you are in two minds about the theme for your new home—you like more than one theme and are not sure which one to choose. Since the house design your architect shows you is all on the paper, you may not be able to visualize it properly. This might also be a cause of anxiety for you. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words (or…
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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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Multi-million dollar boardwalk renovations in Wildwood, New Jersey almost complete

WILDWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) — The boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey is pretty quiet due to the chilly March air. One exception is the stretch from Schellenger to Spicer avenues, where boardwalk renovations are ongoing. “I love it. I love it. It looks like a boardwalk again,” said Mary Stevens of Williamstown, who has been keeping track of the progress. The new boards are part of a multi-stage renovation that began prior to the 2023 summer season. Workers were installing new railings and a new ramp outside the Wildwood Visitor’s Center on Thursday. City officials said they had to choose…
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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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Concerns over former St. Pierre Renovation Center

You can’t miss the mess on Exeter Road. Recently a chorus of complaints has grown louder about the state of the former St. Pierre Renovation Center at 595 Exeter Rd. in London. Smashed windows, broken doors, and wide open shipping bays have allowed a steady flow of trespassers into the building. “Over the last month, maybe two months, there’s been a lot of homeless people or younger kids going in there breaking the windows and causing fires,” said Courtney Loucks, whose home overlooks the site. The property around the building has become littered with large piles of construction debris and…
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Egypt Halts Controversial Plans to Renovate Ancient Pyramids | SmartNews

In late January, workers began moving the Pyramid of Menkaure’s granite blocks, many of which were abandoned around the structure’s base. Khaled Desouki/AFP via Getty Images Just weeks after the project was announced, Egypt has scrapped its plans to renovate one of Giza’s great pyramids, according to a review committee. Built around 2500 BCE, the 200-foot-tall Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of Giza’s three pyramids. It was dedicated to the pharaoh Menkaure, who ruled during ancient Egypt’s fourth dynasty. Part of the great tomb was once cloaked in granite blocks rather than limestone. However, ancient Egyptian builders had only…
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Judge denies request for injunction against White Stadium renovation project

A Suffolk Superior Court judge on Friday denied a request for an injunction against the proposed renovation of Franklin Park’s White Stadium sought by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and others, including residents in the surrounding neighborhood. The plaintiffs have tried to stop the project, claiming that it didn’t go through the proper process and would effectively privatize a public space. The proposed $80 million renovation of White Stadium is part of an agreement between Mayor Michelle Wu’s administration and Boston Unity Soccer Partners for use as the home field for Boston’s future National Women’s Soccer League team. The NWSL team…
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Half A House Builds A Whole Community: Elemental’s Controversial Social Housing

Villa Verde in Constitución, Chile by Elemental. Image via 99 Percent Invisible Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/797779/half-a-house-builds-a-whole-community-elementals-controversial-social-housing In Chile, a middle-class family may inhabit a house of around 80 square meters, whereas a low-income family might be lucky enough to inhabit 40 square meters. They can’t afford a large “good” house, and are therefore often left with smaller homes or building blocks; but why not give them half a “good” house, instead of a finished small house? In the 1970s a professor by the name of John FC Turner, teaching at a new masters program at…