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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Indoor Air Quality—How to Not Let It Walk All Over You

    Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in:
    • Building Science
    • Built Green
    There’s a lot of focus these days on how volatile organic compounds (VOCs) contribute to unsafe indoor air quality, from building materials to finishes. With the average American spending about 90% of their time indoors surrounded by these materials, there’s good reason for concern.
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  • Targa Homes: Shoreline 5-Star DADU

    Posted on Feb 3, 2020 in:
    • Case Studies
    At first glance, this 5-star detached accessory dwelling unit appears to be a typical new home, but the materials, assemblies, and techniques used in its construction are anything but. Built by Targa Homes, this home was framed with +90% reclaimed fir.
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  • Pavilion Construction: Maude Apartments

    Posted on Jan 7, 2020 in:
    • Case Studies
    At an average unit size of 277 square feet, Maude Urban Living offers efficient living from both an economical and resource standpoint. Health and transportation-oriented features extend beyond the property line through proximity to community services and a transportation options portal in the front lobby.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer