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Wikipedia defines sustainable development as “a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but...
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From Start to Finish: Pasea Apartments

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The Pasea Apartments were constructed in 1964 so were due for an update. The original owners, based in London, wanted to modernise the spaces, making them ...
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Green Living

Designing for Durability  -  As an architect, it’s very satisfying to complete a project and see a client move into their fresh, new home, with everything bright, clean and crisp. But ...
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Editor's Notes
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 Welcome to the May issue of Property Guide!

It's the height of spring. I had to hibernate for a spell after BVI Spring Regatta, but now I'm ready to relish the season. The mango tree in front of my apartment is drooping under the weight of fruit that's changed in colour from bright green to dusty rose. On my walk to the bottom of the hill every morning, I pass hibiscus trees brand...
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Copyrights
Copyrights

Having secured land and the requisite approval from the planning and building authorities, property owners' thoughts turn to the construction of their building. Having conceptualized their ideal structure, they engage the services of an architect to design their building according to their desired specifications.

In the planning and execution of any construction project, the preparation of a b...
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Funky Kitchens
Funky Kitchens

I’ve seen and heard horror stories about kitchen renovations—deadlines missed, budgets exceeded. I asked my friend Jean about a kitchen upgrade that I remembered her complaining about on facebook six months ago and was surprised to learn that it had just been completed last week. At one point, she resorted to washing her dishes in the bathroom because of a countertop installation. &ldq...
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The Water's Edge
Water

Pool Building in the Islands  Phase One: Concrete Placement

By the time our client showed up on site, he had been awake for hours, making phone calls, directing meetings and making sure that his team members would enjoy the ride on their newly launched venture. At 5:30 AM on a midsummer morning, the site where his new pool was being built was a flurry of activity.

Crews rolled out hoses and ma...
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Steel Upgrade
Steel Upgrade

There are some elements of housing that we would perhaps consider a priority over others, notably architectural design and structure.

When given that a property may remain in the same structural state for years without contemplating major changes, it is good to know that a considerable aesthetic and practical development can significantly increase the value of a property. Whilst many will consider...
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PC Entertainment
PC Entertainment

There's a small entertainment revolution going on in most homes at the moment. Faster broadband, more powerful computers and huge advances in data storage technologies mean that for many, their laptop or PC is fast becoming the central provider of home entertainment. Unlike cable and radio networks, you can watch or listen to what you like when you like, and with terabyte (1000 gigabytes!) USB...
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State of the Market
State of the Market

Next Decade  -  According to Housing in America: The Next Decade, a new research paper written by John K. McIlwain, the effects of widespread foreclosures and their drain on market values in the US will result in a fundamental change from the long-held notion of homeownership as the ultimate American Dream.

McIlwain suggests that US demographic shifts for the coming years could become ma...
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