On February 17, 2010, David Maurer AIA LEED-AP, President of TightLines Designs served on a panel discussion and presentation at the annual Duke Conference on Sustainable Business and Social Impact. The conference is a day-long event at the Fuqua School of Business that aims to educate and inspire students and Triangle-area professionals on rapidly evolving opportunities to create positive and sustainable change. The conference brought together national speakers from public, private and social sectors to discuss the issues most relevant to creating environmental and social impact.
TightLines Designs recently attended the 2010 North Carolina Main Street Conference, held January 27-19 in New Bern, NC. David Maurer, Principal, (representing TightLines Designs and our sister company, Maurer Architecture) also gave a presentation on the North Carolina Rehabilitation Code.
TightLines Designs made their first appearance at the Palmetto Housing Conference in Columbia, SC this February. Over 400 attendees attended a variety of workshops and networking events that focused on meeting the needs of affordable housing through education, financing, and construction. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the TightLines booth! The winner of our drawing was Tony Joyner of Metanoia!
David Maurer recently participated in a collaborative design session for the future Balsawood Community, located on Chapel Hill Road in Spring Lake, North Carolina. The session brought together various professionals and homeowners who share the goal of creating an affordable and sustainable neighborhood that will promote community interaction.
November 18 through 20th TightLines Designs attended the 2009 Governor's Housing Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. This was our first time attending the Governor's Housing Conference. We were impressed by the 800 attendees, keynote speaker, neighborhood tours, fantastic exhibit hall, workshops and networking opportunities. TightLines Designs was proud to be one of fifty exhibitors. It was a pleasure to meet the diverse group of people working towards successful affordable housing!
The staff of TightLines Designs recently attended the 2009 NC Affordable Housing Conference, hosted by the North Carolina Housing Coalition, the Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas, and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. This year’s conference, dubbed “Housing Works”, was held in Raleigh and focused on how affordable housing serves North Carolina’s families, communities, and
The Cooke Street community recently celebrated their neighborhood with the inaugural Cooke Street Carnival, held on October 17. Themed as “Fall, Feathers and Fringe Ya’ll”, the festival was a successful attempt by neighborhood leaders to gather diverse families in the area with a kid-friendly event , featuring music and food to celebrate all cultures. Hundreds of people attended the event, which served as a great initiative to