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Sustainable trailers have many uses
Photo courtesy of Homegrown Trailers
Designed for camping, the trailers also have potential as affordable urban housing.

Houston Astrodome may get $105M retrofit

The county that owns the Houston Astrodome is considering a plan to build a two-level parking garage inside the derelict domed stadium.

Men-only yacht club dealing with fallout

Women who are not married to a male member can't join, even as associate members.

Workers take special care when working deep underground

By JOURNAL STAFF

Bertha is now about a third of the way done on 9,270-foot tunnel.


Quotes by Big Charts

Bryan Kelley
Howard S. Wright
Brian Sorensen
Howard S. Wright
Norbert Orth
Dexter + Chaney
John Chaney
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Design Perspectives: Can we put a lid over our urban freeways?

By CLAIR ENLOW

Freeway construction is so 20th century. Now, the idea of ripping a huge gash through neighborhoods and blighting acres of urban land is a non-starter.

40 years later, Eastern Idaho residents remember deadly Teton Dam collapse

By LUKE RAMSETH and BRYAN CLARK

The dam was less than a year old when it collapsed.


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TODAY'S STORIES

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Design Perspectives: Can we put a lid over our urban freeways?
Changing Seattle exhibit opens July 7
California wildfires spark debate about development
NYC installation takes visitors on panoramic tour of Italy
SAF Pike/Pine tour set for July 16
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
FSi consulting engineers
ASLA announces 2016 honors
Tres West gets new majority owner
Weber Thompson
Hewitt
AIA: Healthy demand for design services
NWAIA and AGC networking tomorrow
Learn to do property research
Runberg Architecture Group
Stantec
Net-zero contest deadline changed
Ikea recalls 29M dressers after 6 kids killed
Sustainable trailers have many uses

Business
Idaho firm pays $200K in bias case
How to improve airport security
Vandals target city's bike share stations
How Amazon's Dash buttons can thwart smart shopping
Men-only yacht club dealing with fallout
Golf back in the Olympics, but for how long?
Stocks stage big rebound
Volkswagen to pay Washington $26M
NYC mayor signs bathroom bill

Construction
Workers take special care when working deep underground
40 years later, Eastern Idaho residents remember deadly Teton Dam collapse
Houston Astrodome may get $105M retrofit

Environment
Portland firm fined for dumping glass

Technology
Facebook testing new event lists

Changing Seattle exhibit opens July 7

By JOURNAL STAFF

An opening reception will be held for the exhibit “Boom: Changing Seattle” from 5 to 8 p.m. July 7 at 1010 Western Ave. in Seattle.



Owners, builders and manufacturers offer their best tricks and secrets when it comes to building a log cabin.


How Amazon's Dash buttons can thwart smart shopping

By MAE ANDERSON

Amazon is expanding its lineup of Dash buttons, its “Jetsons”-style devices that let you reorder a particular product with a single touch. The online retailer says the buttons offer “quick and easy” convenience — but they won't necessarily help you save money.



How spoiled are we that Google’s 600,000-square-foot SLU complex with Vulcan sounds ordinary?



Our wet climate poses health, life-safety and structural concerns on buildings made with cross-laminated timber panels.



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Enbridge spending $ 7M to prepare in case 63-year-old Mich. pipeline bursts
Olympia prepares for rising sea levels with a $ 60M plan to keep it above water
65 buildings under construction now in downtown Seattle
Seven trends that are affecting U.S. housing
Oil trains resume in Columbia Gorge
Drought kills 66M Sierra Nevada trees
Yakima OKs $ 300K to help homeless
NIOSH to study Hanford vapors
Bend needs 7 new schools in 20 years
Pacific Plumbing sells Hawaii stores
SolTerra's next project would overlook I-5 at Pine St. with ‘living wall terraces'
‘Blue Hawaii' hotel where Elvis married gets a rehab
Apartment market remains ‘robust' despite huge number of new units
Bellevue building sold for $ 10.8M
Worker killed by crane in N.D. oil patch
Look to the water for affordable housing
Seattle’s building boom pushes apartment evolution
High rise vs. low rise — which is greener?
Re-energizing an old power plant site on Lake Washington
For older apartments, choose renovation over demolition
Capturing the past in today’s buildings
Going beyond the mock-up with virtual reality
New lease on life for iconic First Hill apartment
Ballard’s Nordic roots come out at Odin Apartments
Is dead retail space bringing your building down?
Stocks slip as energy, tech stocks struggle
For-profit med schools spring up in U.S.
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