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San Francisco's Millennium Tower is sinking again despite foundational corrections

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San Francisco’s ill-fated Millennium Tower is making headlines once again for problems taking place beneath its turbulent foundation. Now, the building is sinking from underneath the center of its foundation mat at a rate of one-tenth of an inch per year. The phenomenon is known as "dishing."

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Researchers tackling innovative housing strategies selected as SOM Foundation 2023 Research Prize winners

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The SOM Foundation has announced two teams of academics as the winners of its 2023 Research Prize. This is the sixth edition of the Prize, which was created in 2018 to “cultivate new ideas and meaningful research that addresses the critical issues of our time.”

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The Mellon Foundation's Monuments Project expands with $500 million commitment

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Mellon Foundation ’s influential Monuments Project is about to expand its reach thanks to a newly-announced commitment of $500 million to the now three-year-old initiative that has to date provided 80 projects worth a total of $170 million nationwide. Related on Archinect: The Mellon Foundation's Monuments Project aw.

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation acquires photographer Alan Ward's archive

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has just announced a gift of landscape photographer and architect Alan Ward’s digital archive, a donation they say provides both the public and scholars exposure to one of the profession’s most beloved practitioners. Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent, U.K.,

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Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit for open-source neighorhood design and ‘wikiblock’ urbanism, is hiring

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Following last week’s look at an opening for an Architect/Designer at Build Block , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an open role on Archinect Jobs for a Landscape Designer at the Better Block Foundation. ” the company adds. “This position is very hands-on.”

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Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation opens multi-use 'The Bev' HQ in Manhattan

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The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has opened a new headquarters space called The Bev in Manhattan it says will act as a “beacon for gender equity and innovation” just a few months removed from the passing of its trailblazing founder Beverly Willis at the age of 95.

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Basement Foundation Repair: How to Protect Your Home’s Foundation Beforehand? 

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Basement foundation is the most common home-related issue. When it comes to the foundation of your house, you should be extra cautious. After all, the damage to the basement foundation is like the damage to the backbone! There are various basement foundation repair services available right at your doorstep!