2021 Palladio Award Winners

2021 Palladio Award Winners

We are proud to announce our 2021 Palladio Award winners.

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Buying Guides

Buying Guide Photos from the April 2021 Issue

Each issue of Traditional Building features photos to accompany the Buying Guides; here are the photos appearing in this issue.

Thomas Jefferson, Capitol, Richmond, Virginia

Traditional Architecture and Architecture's Historians

Traditional architecture uses imitation and invention to provide beauty as a complement to the general, public welfare, but the current history of architecture undermines that service.

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This Bubble is Different

According to a recent WALL STREET JOURNAL article, the residential real-estate market is having its best year since 2016. It’s a housing boom “ignited by the pandemic.”

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2021 Palladio Award Winners

We are proud to announce our 2021 Palladio Award winners.

Product Reports

architectural stone

Cast in Stone

Companies producing architectural cast stone for historically-inspired buildings.

Liberty at American Village, sculpted memorial

Sculpted Bronze & Stone Memorials

Creating and conserving memory in sculpted bronze and stone: A conversation with Robert Shure.

stone building, dirty stone

Cleaning Stone Buildings

When it comes to stone buildings, take a measured approach.

cornice garland

Early-20th Century Cornice Replication

Time-honored sheet-metalwork replicates an elaborate, early-20th century cornice with authentic—and improved—details.

gilding process

Gilding

The history and application of gilding.

St. Andrew's Church

Steeplework at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church

Faithful steeplework replicates timber spires in steel and new slate at St. Andrew's Catholic Church.

The School of Athens, Renaissance fresco

Frescoes

Quick in execution and long-lasting, frescoes are known as a true art form.

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston, South Carolina

Preserving Decorative Finishes

The art of preserving decorative finishes.

Buying Guide Spotlight

Indow Windows

Indow

Indow window inserts press inside your window frames without a mounting bracket to give you all the comfort and efficiency of high-end replacement windows.

Blogs & Opinion Pieces

Thomas Jefferson, Capitol, Richmond, Virginia

Traditional Architecture and Architecture's Historians

Traditional architecture uses imitation and invention to provide beauty as a complement to the general, public welfare, but the current history of architecture undermines that service.

home-prices-chart-pete

This Bubble is Different

According to a recent WALL STREET JOURNAL article, the residential real-estate market is having its best year since 2016. It’s a housing boom “ignited by the pandemic.”

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Building Technology Heritage Library: Millwork

Trimmed Out: Architectural millwork gives delight and character to American homes.

Period door hardware

How to Make an Entrance

When it comes to the final touches, door hardware is key.

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A New Reality

Virtual trade shows, conferences and online education are a new reality for old-time traditionalists in the traditional building practice. Most of us prefer the engagement and intimacy of in-person events but I haven’t been to one in over a year. Like the school kids attending virtual classes, our on-screen attention spans are getting short. Screen fatigue is a new occupational hazard.