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.
‘Worth the wait’: Randy Dreiling delivers first football state title to Aquinas
The St. Thomas Aquinas Saints defeated the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies 49-28 in the Class 5A Kansas high school football state championship game in Pittsburg.
How Christo Built His Latest Work: Two Miles of Floating Walkway
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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…
Amenta Emma Wins AIA CT Biz Architecture Award
Stamford, CT– Amenta Emma Architects recently received the Under 50 Employees Honor Award in the 2018 AIA CT Business Architecture Awards for the Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group project in Hamden. For this project, a 19th-century house was transformed into a 21st-century powerhouse for ideas for Quinnipiac University’s Brand Strategy Group. This organization, which is …
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Dave & Buster’s to open with giant arcade floor, triple bacon burgers and Tiki drinks
Dave & Buster’s new multimillion dollar Overland Park location opens Monday with more than 150 games, a chef-crafted menu and specialty cocktails.
Best advice for aspiring architects
What's the best advice you received as an architect? AIA Architects pay it forward and share theirs.