Sustainable in San Antonio
Historical references, a high-performance building envelope, clean-energy technologies, and integration into a densely urban community make the building complex at 1703 Broadway a model project.
Our Responsibility to Respect and Relate—a talk with Patrick Ahearn FAIA
Presented in partnership with Architectural Delight. July 27, 2022 @ Noon-1:30pm ET via Zoom - advanced registration required.
Wrapup: Traditional Building Conference, Newport, June 2022
Our June 2022 conference in Newport, Rhode Island featured the annual Palladio Awards gala ceremony, architectural tours, and a variety of educational seminars on architecture, restoration and building with traditional materials and methods.
Nixalite of America & Bird-X Stand-Up to Feathered Foes
When it comes to protecting buildings from birds, two companies have perfect solutions.
Artisans and craftsmen who are making ironwork alive today.
Here are some of the artisans and craftsmen who are making their mark on history by recreating old pieces and creating their own traditional and custom works for a variety of design professionals.
Cold Mountain Custom Window Demonstrates the use of copper as a fenestration option.
Fenestration goes non-ferrous in a neo-traditional high-rise.
Notre-Dame’s fire leads to a teachable moment as students rebuild Truss Number 6.
During a six-week course in which students would study the architectural history of Notre-Dame; learn timber framing skills by creating models, then hewing, assembling, and raising a truss on the University Mall; and planning an exhibit at the National Building Museum.
Artful Openings: Millwork Specialists On the Benefits of Wood Windows
Wood remains the prime choice for traditional-style windows and doors. It provides the correct period-style look, and its longevity all but guarantees that it will last as long as the historic buildings it is used in.
Welcome to Traditional Building
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.
Vintage door hardware: solid brass, new construction or historic renovation; over 20 doorset patterns with coordinating cabinet hardware & accessories; dealers throughout US & Canada.
Building Technology Heritage Library: Architectural Terra Cotta
The most prominent use of architectural terra cotta was that of a decorative cladding system, particularly for urban commercial buildings.
Understanding Classicism—I know It When I Frieze It
While we frequently consider what comes under the definition of classicism, few have crystallized what it means.