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Architect Paul Rudolph shows Sarasota High the way

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF) in partnership with the School Board of Sarasota County, Fla., recently completed a restoration project preserving a section of covered walkway at Sarasota High School designed by modernist architect Paul Rudolph, a pioneer of the Sarasota School of Architecture movement.

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Muse La Jolla: Cast-in-place modernism

A premier Pacific Ocean-front property designed in the 1960s by famed modernist Ladd & Kelsey, Muse La Jolla has been meticulously restored and converted into 16 multimillion-dollar units for international home collectors. The architect is credited with dozens of notable modernist projects throughout southern California, including what is now the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, and the California Institute for the Arts, Valencia.

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Conductive slabs finish Naval installation

Miami-based Golden Sands General Contractors has completed construction on the Vertical Electromagnetic Pulse Simulator (VEMPS) at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Md., having batched, poured and placed over 1,600 cubic yards of specialized conductive concrete.

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Hardscapes leave asphalt jungles, creosote timbers in rearview mirror

The Brick Industry Association, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and National Concrete Masonry Association’s 2017 Hardscape North America awards program recognized 16 winning and 20 honorable mention projects. Sponsored by Belgard and Pavestone, the program was open to residential and commercial walkways, patios, pool decks, outdoor kitchens, driveways, commercial plazas, streets, and other applications of concrete, clay or porcelain pavers and segmental concrete retaining wall units.

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