Cedar-clad house could serve as a model for affordable housing

cedar CARDIFF: Graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture have designed and built a contemporary family home in a low-income neighbourhood in New Haven, Connecticut.

The dwelling was completed as part of the school’s Jim Vlock Building Project, a programme established in 1967.

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Age care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crime BRISTOL: Retirement communities and skilled nursing homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to Read More »

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Modulating brain’s stress circuitry might prevent Alzheimer’s disease

stress_brain_final LIVERPOOL: In a novel animal study design that mimicked human clinical trials, researchers report that long-term treatment using a small molecule drug that reduces activity of the brain’s stress circuitry significantly reduces Alzheimer’s disease (AD) neuropathology and prevents onset of cognitive impairment in a mouse Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

trophy1 LONDON: The third entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2016 has been received.

The Bascom Group LLC landed the 308-unit multigenerational apartment community Timberlake in Henderson, Nev., located within the Las Vegas metro area. Comerica Bank provided financing for the transaction and the debt Read More »

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