Technology is everywhere these days, helping to make our lives easier, safer, and more connected. We have smart phones, TVs, and cars — but among the biggest tech trends these days are those for smart homes. From entertainment to security systems, smart homes have these features integrated from the get-go, so there is no need to tack them on later.
EYA is the recipient of the 2016 Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame Award for Design Excellence by the editors of Builder Magazine. The annual award is presented exclusively to one U.S. home builder and two architectural firms who have made significant contributions to the nation’s residential housing industry. EYA President and Co-Founder Bob Youngentob accepted the award on September 15, 2016. Sponsored by BUILDER Magazine, honorees of this award include builders across the country who are raising the bar for the housing industry through innovative building practices and who demonstrate a commitment to environmentally-friendly construction and design excellence. The award celebrates how great design enhances the local landscape, enriches the lives of the residents and influences the work of others. For the past 25 years, EYA has been at the forefront of smart growth development and is a leading residential infill developer. The company has embodied the spirit of walkable urban development for over two decades and has created over 40 sustainable neighborhoods close to existing transportation, employment, and entertainment. EYA’s award winning architecture focuses on sophisticated, neighborhood-appropriate design that enhance the DC metro region’s diverse communities. View the full article here
Have you committed to using a reusable water bottle? What happens when you are on-the-go and need to refill?
The Whole Foods Market (WFM) in Old Town Alexandria wants you to start your weekend off in good spirits. This Friday head over to WFM for free samples of wine, beer, and food throughout the store. There's also a chance to win a free $100 gift card (in case you missed yesterday's Living Social deal!).