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2014-06-27 23:08:18

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) announces an innovative educational partnership with the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC). Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce an innovative educational partnership with the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC). As accessibility continues to be an emerging area of interest among architects, AIA|DC has invited SWA’s...

2014-06-27 08:24:00

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and Robb Report Home & Style magazine unveil the newly renovated Bungalow One, a customized three-bedroom suite designed by L.A.-based interior designer Michael Berman with the collaboration of best-in-class retailers throughout Los Angeles and beyond. Inspired by the pages of Robb Report Home & Style, Bungalow One is the convergence of a Southern California beach house with a...

2014-06-26 20:22:57

Joint effort to develop innovative technology initiatives for architects and to increase public awareness and appreciation of architecture CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Houzz, the world's leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, today announced a strategic partnership to develop innovative technology initiatives to engage architects, deepen members' use of the Houzz platform, and increase public...

2014-06-26 16:22:36

Now in its Fourth Year, Competition Will Award up to $25,000 in Prizes, Supports State Goals for Energy Efficiency SAN FRANCISCO and BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the energy industry and cutting-edge architects get together with a single purpose, creating buildings that essentially power themselves, the results are impressive. Last year's Architecture at Zero competition was fierce and it spurred state-of-the-art designs for a 150-unit mixed-use residential...

2014-06-20 23:09:23

For the second time, CGI Windows and Doors, Inc. has been named AIA Florida Allied member of the year. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 CGI Windows & Doors, Inc., has been named Allied Member of the Year by AIA Florida. This is the second time CGI has received this honor. “We are very honored to be accepted and be able to work with multiple chapters of the AIA throughout Florida,” said Tom Riscili, president and CEO of CGI Windows & Doors. “We are committed to supporting...

2014-04-09 08:29:43

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) was awarded a spot as a Top 50 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) at the organization's Gala Awards luncheon in New York City on Thursday. MassMutual was recognized for a third year in a row, with above-average scores in 75 percent of the categories ranked by NAFE: the total number of women employees (57%), senior managers (41%),...

2014-04-07 23:02:42

Emerald’s Hispanic Advisory Team along with CarePoint Health raised over $27,000 to purchase 300 bicycles, locks and helmets, which were discounted by the Walmart in Secaucus, NJ, and awarded to 300 children on the free or reduced lunch program within Hudson County. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 On Saturday April 5, 2014, Emerald Financial Resources, a Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) general agency, located in Bridgewater, NJ partnered with CarePoint Health for its 5th...

2014-04-07 08:32:54

Projects range from Modernist Masterpieces to Housing for Autistic Adults WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Architecture Week, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the recipients of the 2014 Housing Awards. The goal of the program is to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC97922 You can learn more about how to...

2014-03-17 16:27:18

CHICAGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-six sponsors of defined contribution plans and 19 service providers to those plans won 2014 Eddy Awards for providing best-in-class investment education to defined contribution plan participants. The awards are sponsored by Pensions & Investments, the international newspaper of money management. Winners of the 20th annual Eddy Awards were announced at P&I's East Coast defined contribution conference in Miami earlier this month....

2014-02-28 16:23:32

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced today that it has once again been named a FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company in 2014 in both the life and health insurance industry category, and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. At number five on the life and health insurance industry list, MassMutual is the most admired mutual insurer for the second year in a row. The 2014 FORTUNE World's Most Admired...


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  • A spider.
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