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The Many Sides  of Stained Glass

The Many Sides of Stained Glass

Modern artisans move the ancient craft of stained glass with the times.

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Building Technology Heritage Library: Architectural Sheet Metal

Ornamental metals were used in several forms, but stamped sheet metal was a popular material for architectural exteriors and interiors from the 1870s through the 1920s.

HOPE'S Old World Suite

Hope’s Introduces Old World Suite™ Steel Windows and Doors

The new product line combines Old World style with modern performance.

Motawi’s 6x6 Olive Hill Emerald

Olive Hill Joins Motawi Tileworks' Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

New Frank Lloyd Wright design is both art piece and installation element.

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The 2021 Acanthus Awards

Winners of the 2021 Acanthus Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Chicago-Midwest Chapter recently. There were nine awards given for excellence in classical design plus nine more recipients of the Chapter’s “Special Awards.”

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On My Mettle

Metalwork is far more than classical “ornament.”

Product Reports

Branford Lock Works Reversible Upright Rim Knob Lock

Locks: Centuries of Security

A look at locks through the ages.

skylight of the 1907 Manhattan Surrogate Courthouse, stained glass

The Many Sides of Stained Glass

Modern artisans move the ancient craft of stained glass with the times.

cast iron door knobs

History Lesson of Hardware

A dive into hardware's past: knobs, pulls, hinges and more.

Belmont University's new Performing Arts Center

Crenshaw Lighting's New Fixtures for a Performing Arts Center

Building immense fixtures for a university performance center takes thinking outside of the usual lighting box for Crenshaw Lighting.

door hardware

What's New in High-End Hardware?

We speak to top companies to see what's in store for historical designs of high-end hardware.

Christ Chapel's Dome

Spanning Centuries: Christ Chapel's Dome

Building a dome for Christ Chapel at Hillsdale College in Michigan.

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Story for Success: Ludowici and Reynolda House Roof Tile Replication

Ludowici replicated the roof on the Reynolda House in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Buying Guide Spotlight

Classic Rock Face Block

Classic Rock Face Block

Manufacturer of historic concrete rock face block. Also commonly known as rusticated concrete block.

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Building Technology Heritage Library: Architectural Sheet Metal

Ornamental metals were used in several forms, but stamped sheet metal was a popular material for architectural exteriors and interiors from the 1870s through the 1920s.

greatbankinghall

The 2021 Acanthus Awards

Winners of the 2021 Acanthus Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Chicago-Midwest Chapter recently. There were nine awards given for excellence in classical design plus nine more recipients of the Chapter’s “Special Awards.”

metalwork, iron

On My Mettle

Metalwork is far more than classical “ornament.”

Ancient capital

Using Words With Care

Words can help us appreciate and understand buildings. Some of the most useful and common words come in pairs, but they are often used carelessly.

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Classicism Celebrated with John Russell Pope Awards

Introducing the 2021 John Russell Pope Awards.