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Jones Library Hires Finegold Alexander Architects of Boston To Design Up To $40m Expansion

Jones Library Hires Finegold Alexander Architects of Boston To Design Up To $40m Expansion

A Boston company that completed architectural designs for renovating and expanding the Holyoke Public Library will oversee a similar project for the Jones Library. The Jones Library trustees last week, voted unanimously to hire Finegold Alexander Architects to handle the work, following a recommendation from a subcommittee that narrowed the five architects who participated in public interviews in December to ...

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Playboy Mansion On Sale For $US200m

Playboy mansion on sale for $US200m and it comes with a catch

The notorious Playboy Mansion is set to go on sale with an asking price of $US200m. It was learnt that the surrounding homes have an asking price of $60m-$90m but the asking price of  $200m was marked for the playboy mansion because of the acreage. According to TMZ, the 1927 Los Angeles residence of Hugh Hefner is set to be ...

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New Housing Estate In Dublin Refused Permission

New Housing Estate In Dublin Refused Permission

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a development of 74 houses beside Adamstown in west Dublin after its inspector determined the estate would be too small for the site. Minister for Justice and local Fine Gael TD Frances Fitzgerald had appealed to the board not to approve the development proposed by Crekav Landbank Investments Limited, the company fronted by ...

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‘Make Building Material And Soil Testing Compulsory’

'Make Building Material And Soil Testing Compulsory'

Enforcement of compulsory materials testing is necessary to stop the incidence of building collapse in the country, the Managing Consultant, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), Abel Famakin, has said. Speaking at the Eighth Anniversary of LSMTL in Lagos,  Famakin said making materials testing mandatory for new buildings as well as soil test, would reduce incidences of collapse buildings in ...

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Top 5 Coolest Places You Should Visit In 2016

Top 5 coolest places

In this article, we will share with you a list of top 5 coolest places you should visit in 2016 It is another year of possibilities and another opportunity to gain new grounds and enlarge coasts. For those who love traveling, the world can only get bigger and you list of places visited should lengthen each year. As your wish ...

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The Benefits Of Knowing The Title On A Land

Title

In this article, you will get to learn the various advantages associated with knowing the title on a land. Land is undoubtedly a major factor in the social and economic development of every country, it serves as a social security function to most people because after all else have failed, land still returns to the owners for use. It is ...

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The Real Estate Agents You Should Avoid

real estate agents

We have many real estate agents in Nigeria but few credible ones. Hunting for the right real estate agent to handle your real estate transactions especially when you are thinking of selling your house is always an uphill task. One of the most daunting tasks when you are thinking about selling your house is finding the right real estate agent. ...

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Scott Disick buys new luxurious bachelor pad for $5.96 million

Scott Disick buys new luxurious bachelor pad for $5.96 million

Kourtney Kardashian’s baby Daddy, Scott Disick has spent $5.96million on a bachelor pad close to Kourtney Kardashian lives. It has been six months since The 32-year-old, Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian split and he moved out of their home. But now the entrepreneur and businessman has found his own bachelor pad. Disick, purchased a seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in the Hidden ...

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Kick-off New Measurement Standards

Nigeria’s real estate

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has introduced a new standard that will bring transparency and consistency to global real estate markets. The International Property Measurement Standard for Offices (IPMS for Office Buildings) came into effect on January 1. It replaces the existing Code of Measuring Practice and is in line with the International Property Measurement Standard (IPMS), and ...

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Firm Plans 18-Storey Wooden Residential Tower In Vancouver

Firm plans 18-storey wooden residential tower in Vancouver

Canada’s Acton Ostry Architects, in collaboration with tall wood advisor Architekten Hermann Kaufmann, has begun construction on the appropriately named “Tall Wood Building,” an 18-story, 53-meter residential tower for Canada’s University of British Columbia (UBC) upper year and graduate students. The tower will be the world’s tallest wooden residential tower, but may not hold that title for long: MGA’s 35-story ...

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