Although many brick-and-mortar stores have been squeezed out by online buying, Sabrina Nishjima was convinced that her Sacramento, California, neighborhood could use a new bookstore. She envisioned a modern, inviting retail space, not one of the dark, musty warrens of yesteryear.
The State Employees’ Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members. Because SECU serves state employees, its locations are considered both financial and government facilities.
Ninth grade can be a challenge for students in districts with middle school or K-8 class groupings. The move up to a high school building comes with greater academic demands, new routines of rotating through classes and adjusting to a new social environment.
The Mastlight at Union Point, a LEED Silver Certified apartment building, contributed to the transformative redevelopment of the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. The area is now known as the vibrant mixed-use district of Union Point.
Staying connected and building community are central to the culture of the Gila River Indian Community in Sacaton, Arizona. The recently built Gila River Indian Community District 3 multipurpose building gives the community an opportunity to express its values and gather in a central location.
A wildland-urban interface area is, “that geographical area where structures and other human development meets or intermingles with wildland or vegetative fuels.” Approximately a third of all housing units in the United States are located within an area that meets this definition.
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Department of Labor issued new guidelines for categorizing independent contractors and employees per the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed rule is an overhaul of the existing guidelines and is similar to the rule adopted during the Obama administration.
The expanded and remodeled San Marcos Public Library more than doubled its original size to serve more people with a wider range of resources in a welcoming, modernized setting on a single level. From the library’s main entry through to the enclosed children’s area, PGAL’s design team selected five different Rockfon ceiling products to optimize performance and aesthetics for each area.
Reflecting the national focus on National Hispanic Heritage Month, architect Elisa Hernández Skaggs will speak on the design of the newly opened The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture in Riverside, California, known as The Cheech, which NPR called America’s “first major museum” for Chicano art.