Memorial Day Celebration

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’ Spring Mountains National Recreation Area partnered with Silent Heroes of the Cold War and GO Mt. Charleston to host the first annual Memorial Day event at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway. The site is home to the nation’s first national memorial honoring the lives lost during the Cold War, and this

Greatness by Design

Great cities have certain things in common—things like an active citizenry, an engaged architectural community and a signature skyline. Well, we’ve got one out of three. Don’t get me wrong. I love Las Vegas, but for Las Vegas to become a truly great city—a city that has a connected and strong sense of place for

St. John Neumann Conceptual Design

St. John Neumann was born in Bohemia in 1811, in what is now the Czech Republic. He was ordained in 1835 and moved to the United States and later became the Bishop of Philadelphia. As bishop, he was the first to organize a diocesan Catholic school system. He was declared a saint in 1977. In

Harmful Chemicals in Construction Materials

by John Lansdell Humans have occupied the earth for more than 1 million years. We have been in our present form for approximately 200,000 years. That time frame represents more than 50,000 generations. Our minds and bodies have been able to evolve, learn and adjust to the natural materials on the earth. Over the last