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Archive for April, 2016

Role of Windows in Modern Architecture

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 | Filed under: modern window treatments, Skylight Shades, Solar Shades
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Modern ArchitectureCharacterized by light-filled interiors, clear views of structural elements, and clean and simple interiors, modern architecture continues to influence home design.  While contemporary architecture refers to home designs that relate to the present time, modern architecture is a specific movement whose early roots date to the turn of the 20th century.  Architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright influenced later pioneers of the style including Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius, who founded the Bauhaus.  Modern architecture became popular during the mid-century and continues to be used for residential, institutional, and corporate buildings today.
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Tips to Reduce Noise in Your Home

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Reduce NYC NoiseA common concern in NYC is how to reduce noise at home.  Whether the sounds are coming from your own appliances, street traffic, or neighbors, background noise can disrupt sleep, increase stress levels, and distract from the calming feel of your living spaces.  For people with a home office, background noise also can cut down on productivity by lowering concentration.  Follow these tips to create a quieter, more peaceful home.
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