Popular Historic Tax Credit on the House’s chopping block. Rendering of the Tomorrow Building, Chattanooga, TN. Built in 1888, the building was recently converted into micro-housing using the HTC. (Credit Lamp Post Properties)

Popular historic tax credit is on the Congressional chopping block – Archpaper.com

ByJonathan Hilburg A tax reform bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday would eliminate a widely used measure for combatting urban decay, even as developers and preservationists argue that the program more than pays for itself. The Historic Tax Credit (HTC),...
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Bacteria-Activated Wallpaper that Generates Electricity | Architect Magazine

U.K. researchers printed microorganisms onto paper to create a wall finish as well as a solar bio-battery. By Katharine Keane Researchers from Imperial College London (ICL), the University of Cambridge, and Central Saint Martins have successfully created a wallpaper-like covering...
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John Nichols: Veteran architect an icon in design of top-level hotels – Miami Today

Written by Susan Danseyar on November 7, 2017 John Nichols knew he wanted to be an architect when he was in junior high school. The CEO of Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates said he doesn’t have a favorite building because each had some challenges and its own uniqueness....
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