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Harrison Design and team build a parish on a budget in Peachtree Corners Georgia.

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Real Estate and Remodeling Trends

The National Association of Realtors' “2022 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers” provides interesting insight about the people most likely to remodel their homes. Like much of the research we read, our observations are validated.

Vanderbilt University

University Campus Expansions Showcase Unique Windows and Doors

At Vanderbilt University’s expansion project in the Southeast, collaboration and cooperation among the construction management firm, window and door manufacturer, and installation contractor resulted in several stunning projects recreating the look of the surrounding century-old buildings. All totaled, Hope’s Windows, Inc. supplied over 1,200 unique windows made from custom hot-rolled steel profiles and nearly 100 high traffic and fire-rated door assemblies made from 10 and 12 gauge cold-rolled steel.

Catherine Connolly | The Moral Importance Of Craft

Catherine Connolly | The Moral Importance Of Craft

Architectural Delight Presents A Fireside Chat With Catherine Connolly The Moral Importance of Craft December 15th | 12:00 PM EST

The Hermitage Museum, ca. 1764

Pattern Play

Mosaic tiles add beauty to buildings and beyond.

Mary Our Queen Catholic Church was modeled after St. Gerard’s Catholic Church in Buffalo, New York, which was decommissioned.

House of God

Harrison Design and team build a parish on a budget in Peachtree Corners Georgia.

Product Reports

Yale University uses custom Ludowici tile.

Crowning Touch

Roofing materials that have stood the test of time and…weather.

Future changes in model existing building codes can help facilitate the reuse of vacant main street buildings, including providing housing on upper floors.

Up to Code

Working with model codes to encourage building rehabilitation.

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Entryway to the Past

A look at historical doors—challenges and solutions to entryways.

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Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Specialty companies turn antique timber into board feet underfoot.

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The Resilience of Steel Windows and Doors

Steel windows and doors, with their striking aesthetic appeal, are by far the most resilient option. Indeed, it is the strength of solid, hot-rolled steel that enables the graceful, slender sightlines, larger lites of glass, design flexibility, and weather and impact resistance that gives steel windows and doors their remarkable combination of both strength and visual appeal.

When repointing and replicating brick, the goal is to make repairs that blend well with existing mortar and bricks. This “after” view shows how well the work blends with old and new.

Restoration of Reading Terminal Marketplace

Seemingly small masonry repairs make a big impact.

Historic door, Sherborne Abbey, Dorset, featuring cast iron fleur-de-lis strap hinges, lock, latch and bosses, c 1050.

Door Additions

Historic door accoutrements define the style and character of your door.

Recessed pocket pivot hinge developed by the W. C. Vaughan Co. of Boston in the 1920s, now known as the Harmon Hinge. This particular hinge was manufactured by the Willamette Hardware Co. and was salvaged from New York City’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Hinge History

Hinges are part of every door, permitting the door leaf to open and close. They are used on entrances, cupboards, casement windows, pianos, and smaller objects, such as jewelry boxes.

Buying Guide Spotlight

Cambek™ Designer Doors Custom Carriage House Style Garage Doors

Cambek - Designer Doors ◆

Cambek™- Designer Doors® is a manufacturer of fine custom entry doors, garage doors, and matching millwork.

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first-time-buyers-chart

Real Estate and Remodeling Trends

The National Association of Realtors' “2022 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers” provides interesting insight about the people most likely to remodel their homes. Like much of the research we read, our observations are validated.

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The Heat is on: Our Romance With Fireplaces

The fireplace has a unique place in design history, an obsolete technology that has an enduring grasp on our warmth, comfort and well-being.

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It’s Sweater Weather

Get Out There and Look at Some Buildings!

Historic Homes in Salem, Massachusetts

From House to Home

A building is more than a mere functional apparatus. Its form points to its role in the civil life, and when it belongs to the traditions that guide the pursuit of the common good it facilitatesthe individual’s pursuit of happiness.

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Old House Affordability and the Remodeling Opportunity

AIA and NAHB Forecast Remodeling Market Buoyancy.