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Raising roofs: Home construction permit activity stays strong in first quarter (access required)

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Building permits issued during the first quarter for single-family home construction in the Charlotte market rose by 11 percent over the same period last year, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. That, according to a Charlotte ...

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‘Our Vernacular’ is not typical (access required)


Bryan Mermans wasn’t the only architect to draw on a farm theme for their Charlotte home design. But his was probably the least literal. Mermans’ submission, titled “Our Vernacular,” begins with a barn set against barren trees, and the question: ...

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