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Why Do You Need Flood Lights in Your Home Design

There is no doubt that illumination plays an essential role in daily life, particularly in our residences.
Because of this, the lighting sector’s ecosystem has evolved and is continually changing as technology advances. In fact, solar floodlights are one of several lighting available today that fulfill several purposes.
However, why are floodlights necessary for your home, and what benefits do they offer you as a homeowner?
The Applications of Flood Lights in Home Design
In general, floodlights are often used as a foundational element in outdoor…

Ways CBD Can Help Architects
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Ways CBD Can Help Architects in Their Everyday Routine

In recent years, CBD products such as CBD oil have become incredibly popular due to their numerous benefits. From many experts opinion and sleep regulation to pain management, CBD offers multiple health benefits that can help professionals from any industry, including architects.
With that said, check out this article to learn more about how CBD products can help your daily routine as an architect.
What CBD Is
The cannabis plant is known for two of its primary active compounds – THC and CBD. The former is responsible for marijuana’s …

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Ways to Promote an Architectural Design Business

There are several ways to promote a design business with the help of hoodies. You may need to build up your online presence so that your business will be on top. However, it’s not as easy as it may seem. To effectively promote your business, you must think strategically. With that said, here are ways to promote your architectural design firm.
Know Your Audience
To promote your business, you must have a specific audience. That is so you will know who you will advertise your business to. Your audience will be the one supporting your marketing endeavors.
Address …

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Canadian Architecture Schools opens 2020 Online Summer Camp for Kids

Amidst the summer camp closure in many provinces because of the pandemic, Canadian Architecture schools opens onlIne summer camp for primary and secondary students who love design and architecture.
The Daniels Faculty has various offerings. It offers Digital Design Camp for high school students, focusing Sketch Up, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign. There is Exploring Cares in design – a program for graduating high school students and undergraduates who aspires to be an architect. It also offers Minecraft camp for 8-to-14-year-olds, which would help children improve visual thinking, environmental and urban…

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Going for Zero: OAA Headquarters opens in May

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) reopens for the public in May after its headquarters complete renovation. The project emphasises the importance of the adaptation of existing buildings rather than replacement to address climate stability.
In 2015, the Association had a dilemma whether to renovate or replace the headquarters with a new one. The OAA council, however, realized how the financial and environmental impact it would cause to move the landmark building into a new address. Furthermore, they realized that the renovation is an opportunity to demonstrate how architects could be influencers in reducing environmental …

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University of Calgary Constructs New Building for Haskayne School of Business

On May 1, 2020, the University of Calgary broke ground worth $90 million, a 2-year construction project, for the improvement of the Haskayne School of Business.
The project includes a 4-storey-building known as Mathison Hall, and the expansion of the Scurfield Hall. Once completed by September 2020, Business students will enjoy new classrooms, group work spaces, food services, study advising, and many events.
Since 2014, the projects have been the priority of the school to address the proliferation of students. When Scurfield Hall opened, there were only approximately 1000 business students. By 2022, the school assumes 4,000 …