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Archive for July, 2008

New From Old

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
Green building is a popular movement in our industry which aims to reduce the negative impacts a building has on the environment and its occupants. An important aspect of a green building is conserving natural resources. Many legendary structures have been built using beautiful wood elements. Picture the massive beams ...
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Common Ground Event

Monday, July 28th, 2008
Tom Carleton is pleased to be a member of the Board of Directors of Common Ground Monterey County. For several years, they have consistently been a balanced voice of reason in the contentious debate over Monterey County's new general plan. Show your support by joining us for an enjoyable evening, ...
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Your Town Next Monday

Monday, July 21st, 2008
Tom's guests are confirmed for this month's installment of the Your Town television (Channel 24) and radio (KNRY 1240AM) program from 5-6 PM on July 28, 2008. Douglas Atkins will describe their new green campus at Chartwell School; Architect Peter Kasavan will talk about the Salinas Planning and Research Corporation ...
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Running on Revit

Monday, July 21st, 2008
Utilizing our new software tool, AutoDesk Revit Architecture, we have created preliminary design concepts for remodeling the Amtrak Station in Salinas to add Greyhound Bus service. Using blueprints from 1941 and measurements taken from the existing structures, we created a virtual model of the historic train station and then outlined ...
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Architecture at a Young Age

Monday, July 14th, 2008
May 30, 2008, was Career Day at the Vista Verde Middle School in Greenfield, where Jose Gonzalez (CAD manager at TJC) was invited to speak to young students about architecture. In the morning, Jose visited three different classes to give 30-minute presentations. On his laptop, Jose showed pictures of our projects, ...
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Project Completed

Thursday, July 10th, 2008
The renovated offices for Yuki Farms are now complete. The original Chap Foster House, at the corner of Foster Road and the Salinas-Monterey Highway (Rt. 68), is dated about 1908. Chris Bunn and his family have been working with Desmond Construction and TJC to restore many interior and exterior ...
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