Founded in 1988, Traditional Building magazine provides valuable information for architects, designers and others who are interested in traditional architecture and historic preservation in commercial and institutional buildings. Suppliers of hard-to-find traditional products such as wood windows, columns, historically styled hardware, lighting and much more can be found in the Buying Guides, while features, blogs and news items provide up-to-date insights into this field.
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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.
President Trump set out an Executive Order that calls for a Commission to suggest guidelines for restoring the beauty of traditional classicism in new federal buildings. A nonpartisan issue, President Biden should execute it immediately.