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Williams Inn by CambridgeSeven

Williams Inn by CambridgeSeven

CambridgeSeven of Cambridge, Massachusetts, designs the Williams Inn in Massachusetts.

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Art Institute of Chicago, Steinway Hall in Chicago

Book Review: Frank L. Wright and the Architecture of Steinway Hall

Peter H. Miller reviews Frank L. Wright and the Architecture of Steinway Hall.


Building Technology Heritage Library: Heavenly Spaces

The richness and variety of architecture is revealed in religious architecture.

National Stone Institute

Case Studies: Using Natural Stone in Landscape Architecture

An announcement from Natural Stone Institute.

St Cloud windows

St. Cloud Window Announces Quick Ship Program

St. Cloud Window Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial aluminum fenestration products, announces a quick ship program.

Greg Galer, Ph.D., APT Incoming Executive Director

APT Announces New Executive Director

The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Dr. Greg Galer. He begins at APT on February 22, 2022.

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.

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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.

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Indow Windows


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


Building Technology Heritage Library: Heavenly Spaces

The richness and variety of architecture is revealed in religious architecture.

Saint Peter's Basilica

Beauty and Justice

The pleasure and happiness we find in traditional and classical architecture and urbanism is the counterpart to the good and justice sought by the civil order it serves and expresses, a connection between justice and beauty that is alien to Modernism.


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.


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.”