Why China's consumers are attracted to U.S. restaurant brands
Chinese consumers fear tainted food much more than fat, salt and sugar, and health concerns about eating at some native establishments have them clamoring for KFC, Pizza Hut and other American brands as healthier alternatives. "They won't recycle oil that they salvage from sewers as too many food street vendors do, they won't put cardboard in their batter as some dumpling restaurants do, and they won't use expired or tainted ingredients," said one Chinese KFC fan.
20 Distinguished Minority Architects and Designers You Need To Know
The “Say it Loud” exhibition recognizes the skills and contributions of people of color in the design, engineering and construction of the built environment.
Motorcyclist dead after colliding with Kansas police vehicle, chief says
A motorcyclist died after colliding with a Tonganoxie, Kansas, police vehicle Friday night, authorities said. The crash happened near State Avenue and Village Street while an officer was trying to conduct a traffic stop.
Best advice for aspiring architects
What's the best advice you received as an architect? AIA Architects pay it forward and share theirs.
Galesburg Amtrak Train Station Renewal
Legat Architects designed an expansion and upgrades to the Amtrak train station in Galesburg, Illinois.
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
66-year-old arrested in Kansas days after killing man outside KC home, prosecutor says
A 66-year-old Kansas City man, Marshall Celestine, has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of Morris “Mac” Clay as he was leaving a home Aug. 17, according to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office.
Building God's Way
The world’s way of construction, by most measures, is a broken process. The BuildingSmart Alliance estimates that as much as 70% of commercial construction projects are over budget or late. Learn about the revolutionary Building God’s Way approach that integrates biblical stewardship, relationships and ministry outreach, and cuts construction costs by up to 30% Learn how your church can take advantage of more affordable building options in your area, including adaptive re-use of existing commercial buildings Discover a dynamic and cost-effective 3-day design process that has helped more than 700 ministries nationwide to cast a clear vision for the future and bring their ministry dreams to life! Learn about the latest innovations in the design of…
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
10 Weirdest and Uniquely Shaped Buildings (buildings with shape, shape buildings)
From concept structures to famous buildings. Meet some of the most bizarre, yet amazing, architectural wonders. (buildings with shape, shape buildings)