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interior design books: Interior Design Books – 9 best books to learn all about Interior Design

Interior design books provide readers with valuable insights into the world of interior design. Through the pages of these books, readers can gain the knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of interior design, as well as the tools to create beautiful and functional spaces. From the latest in home office organization to bathroom remodelling projects and how to choose the perfect colour palette for any room, each page of these books contains valuable information and analysis to help readers create the perfect home or workspace. All these 9 books offer essential guidance on everything you need to know about decorating…
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Slippery Rock University board seeks $98 million for building renovations, approves student fee increases

Trustees at Slippery Rock University voted Friday to pursue $98 million for renovations to three prominent but aging campus buildings, including Murrow Field House, built in 1959. They also approved student fee increases totaling about $270 for the 2024-25 academic year. Both actions were among those taken as the university’s Council of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on campus. On the renovation and restoration front, trustees agreed to ask the State System of Higher Education to add all three building projects to its capital budget so work can be pursued in the coming years. Murrow Field House, built in 1959,…
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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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Winners revealed: 2023 Australian Interior Design Awards

Individuality, boldness and understated elegance were strong themes among the winners of the 2023 Australian Interior Design Awards, announced on 2 June. “Projects […] also displayed sensitivity and a modesty that speaks to a revitalized sense of confidence,” said the jury. “This is a year where design was truly celebrated through projects, relationships and collaborations that were treated with a renewed lust for life.” The jury unanimously awarded the Premier Award for Australian Interior Design to Campbell House by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, which also won the awards for Workplace Design and Sustainability Advancement. “It is timeless, elegant, unified and finely…
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The top home design trends of 2022 – architecture and design news

Home renovation and design platform Houzz.com.au identifies the top emerging home design trends based on the latest search insights from its community of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home professionals. The trends highlight the continued need for dedicated activity spaces, a focus on outdoor living, a rise in bathroom grooming and a deep dive into resort-style pool design. The report also shows an increase in homeowners honoring architectural origins, while smart-storage solutions are clearly important in 2022. Dedicated activity spacesSince the beginning of the pandemic, people have continued to make their homes the center point for new avenues of activity…
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Canada Maltings office in Toronto will undergo restoration, renovation

TORONTO — The Canada Maltings administrative office in Eireann Quay will undergo a major restoration and renovation, converting a disused heritage building on Toronto’s waterfront into a multiuse community cultural arts and conference centre. The project was made possible thanks to an investment of more than $4.5 million from the federal government. It’s also being funded by the Government of Ireland and the Canada Ireland Foundation. The Canada Maltings facility, named the Corleck, will provide a new home for the Canada Ireland Foundation and it will host flexible space for the Irish community and arts organizations. It will include multiuse…
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Cracked walls, shifting stairs, sagging floors mean renovations for Old State Bank | Decatur

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Ocean City’s New Capital Plan Includes $30M. Renovation of Police Station

An architectural rendering depicts the renovated public safety building. (Image courtesy of Ocean City) By DONALD WITTKOWSKI Ocean City unveiled a nearly $160 million, five-year capital plan that includes flood-mitigation projects, road construction, improvements to the Boardwalk, the dredging of local waterways and a $30 million renovation of the antiquated public safety building. At the same meeting of City Council on Thursday, a presentation was given on the proposed 2024 municipal budget – a $110.1 million spending plan that includes a 3.7-cent increase in the local tax rate. The tax increase will mean that the owner of an average Ocean…