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The National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) will host its annual convention at the Valley Forge Casino Resort Convention Center in King of Prussia, PA, March 11-14. The four-day event will feature seminars and workshops on the conference theme "Knowledge to Enlighten the Industry."

Traditional Building Conference 2015
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2015 Driehaus Prize
David M. Schwarz, president and CEO of David M. Schwarz Architects, is the 2015 Driehaus Prize laureate, and Dr. Richard J. Jackson, is the recipient of the Henry Hope Reed Award. Read more.






 

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