Spanning Centuries: 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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Darius Arya: Live from Rome – Circus Maximus, Rome's Greatest Venue

Archaeologist, professor, and television personality, Darius Arya will give a lecture and live stream from Rome.

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The American Backyard

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Buying Guide Photos from the October 2021 Issue

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

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects' On-Campus Housing for Colgate University

Robert A.M. Stern Architects designed Jane Pinchin and Burke Residence Halls and a new quadrangle for Colgate University.

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

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

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

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Resilient Building Materials for the Coast

Durable building solutions for building traditional designs on the water.

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Cast in Stone

Companies producing architectural cast stone for historically-inspired buildings.

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Timberlane, Inc.

Manufacturer of custom exterior shutters: more than 40 historically accurate, customizable styles; available in premium woods & our own maintenance-free Endurian, along with the large selection of period shutter hardware and garage doors.

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Builder’s hardware, 1897

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The American Backyard

Is the backyard still a thing?

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The following brochures, pamphlets, and catalogs explore how windows and glass evolved from the mid-19th through the mid-20th centuries.

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The Perennially Popular and Perplexing Pot Filler

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Buildings in our Form and Figure

Individuals flourish when they contribute to the civil order that seeks a common good, and traditional and classical architecture is necessary to make an urbanism that serves such a civil order. It is, however, being undermined by an architectural profession that has no interest in the common good or its counterpart, the beautiful.