Category Archives: Lists

Here we includes lists of random construction related information.


Amazing Houses to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Sure, your house can uphold the elements. Rain, snow, and wind are no match for it’s sturdy foundation and exterior walls. But what about the zombie apocalypse? That’s right. Zombies. With a recent reemergence into our culture thanks to hit TV shows (The Walking Dead) and movies (World War Z), zombies are becoming more mainstream [...]

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10 Ways to Winterize your Home or Business

Winter can be rough on residential properties and commercial buildings alike. Snow buildup and freezing temperatures can reek havoc on the structural integrity of your home or business and leave you to front the bill, which could potentially be in the thousands of dollars. There are some quick and easy tips to prepare yourselves for [...]


Halloween Attractions in Pittsburgh (2013)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is home to some of the spookiest Halloween attractions in the country. Constructed with the intent on scaring guests, these haunted houses attract thousands of visitors each year who don’t mind hopping in their cars and making the drive. With Halloween right around the corner, we thought we’d share a few of the [...]

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The 20 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in America (Yahoo! Finance)

The super-rich in America typically migrate toward each other in certain residential areas around the country. According to an article released last week by Yahoo! Finance via a report conducted by Coldwell Banker Previews International, Beverly Hills, California ranked #1 as a city in which the wealthy tend to dwell, but I would argue that [...]


List of Tallest Buildings in Pittsburgh

In case you’re wondering how the new Tower at PNC Plaza sizes up among the tallest buildings in Pittsburgh’s skyline, see the list below (as noted by Wikipedia). Soon to be the world headquarters of the PNC Financial Services Group, the new high-rise will have about 800,000 square feet. Construction began in Spring of 2012 and is expected [...]

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Top 100 Architecture Firms in US

Here are the list of top architecture firms in US based on surveys conducted by Architect Magazine and Architect’s Journal respectively. Posted by ArchDaily. 1. William Rawn Associates 2. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 3. HOK 4. Rafael Viñoly Architects 5. Perkins + Will 6. Gwathmey siegel & Associates Architects 7. BWS Architects 8. DLR Group [...]