Traditional Building Magazine
Ben Pentreath named 2023 Richard H. Driehaus Prize laureate
Ben Pentreath, architect, designer, educator and author, is the recipient of the 2023 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. He will be awarded the $200,000 prize during a ceremony on March 25 (Saturday) in Chicago. Adele Chatfield-Taylor will be honored with the Henry Hope Reed Award.
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
Architectural Delight Presents A Fireside Chat With Catherine Connolly The Moral Importance of Craft December 15th | 12:00 PM EST
Lessons from Vitruvius: with Darius Arya Part Three: Vitruvius as Viewed in the Renaissance and Today
Join ICAA New England as Archaeologist and professor Darius Arya delivers a three-part lecture series live from Rome: Lessons from Vitruvius — Part Three on Tue, November 22, 2022 from Noon to 1:30pm ET.
An American Renaissance—Beaux-Arts Architecture in New York City
Author and architect Phillip James Dodd takes a close look at some of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in New York City.
Winners Announced for The 2022 McKim, Mead & White Awards
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 McKim, Mead & White Awards for Excellence in Classical and New Traditional Design, recognizing achievement in architecture, interiors, landscape, urbanism, and building craftsmanship & artisanship throughout New York, New Jersey, and Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Lessons from Vitruvius: with Darius Arya Part Two: The 10 Books of Architecture
Join ICAA New England as Archaeologist and professor Darius Arya delivers a three-part lecture series live from Rome: Lessons from Vitruvius — Part Two on Tue, October 18, 2022 from Noon to 1:30pm ET.
Final Call for Entrees: 2022 Faith & Form International Awards Program for Religious Architecture & Art
Submissions for the 2022 Awards Program will end September 30, 2022. Submit your work today.
Lessons from Vitruvius: with Darius Arya Part One, The Concept of the Architect and Roman Architecture
Join ICAA New England as Archaeologist and professor Darius Arya delivers a three-part lecture series live from Rome: Lessons from Vitruvius - Part One on Tue, September 13, 2022 from Noon to 1:30pm ET.
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.
Get Your House Right: Architectural Elements to Use & Avoid — Sept 14 @ 6pm Via Zoom
This is a foundational presentation calibrated to offer something for designers and builders of all levels of interest and ability.
AIA Chief Economist discusses growth of renovation market
For the first time, billings for reconstruction projects at architecture firms exceeded billings for new construction projects, based on new data from AIA that draws on 20 years of tracking renovation, retrofitting, restoration, and reconstruction.
Great Traditional Design and Modernity — a conversation with Thomas A. Kligerman.
Thomas A. Kligerman will be the next featured speaker of the ICAA New England Chapter & Architectural; September 8th, 2022, noon to 1:30pm. Free registration.
Fundamentals of Historic Brick & Mortar—FREE Virtual Event
Save the date for August 10th from 12 pm to 1:30 pm to join the AIA Virginia and The Virginia Historic Resources Committee for their program on the Fundamentals of Historic Brick & Mortar.
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.
Partners for Sacred Places to co-host 2021 Faith & Form Winners Reception this June 23rd in Chicago.
Winners of the 2021 Faith & Form International Awards for Religious Architecture & Art, co-sponsored by Partners for Sacred Places and the AIA Interfaith Design Knowledge Community, will be recognized as part of the program at Interfaith Design’s reception at the AIA Conference on Architecture
Preservation Alliance Announces 2022 Award Winners
People and projects to be honored in person on June 8th after two years of virtual presentations.
AIA Historic Resources Committee luncheon will be held Thursday, 23 June, from 11:00-1:00 at the historic Glessner House.
Thomas Leslie, FAIA, Morrill Professor in Architecture, of Iowa State University will be guest speaker and talk about "Chicago Skyscrapers Between the Great Fire and the Great Depression: How Technology, Finance, and Politics Built the City."
Travel to Northern Ireland and Ballyfin with the ICAA this Fall
Two travel opportunities: Great Country Houses & Gardens of Northern Ireland & Great Country Houses of Ballyfin & Waterford County, October 15-29.
Newport, Rhode Island welcomes the Traditional Building Conference
The Newport Art Museum will be the next host venue for the Traditional Building Conference this June 14 & 15. Registration is now open. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 10+ AIA CEUs during the event.
Rugo Stone receives three Pinnacle Awards from the Natural Stone Institute
Rugo Stone wins three 2021 Pinnacle Awards from the Natural Stone Institute and Brett Rugo is recognized with the 2021 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement also from NSI.
Wrap-up: Traditional Building Conference — April 2022 Alexandria, VA
Historic, walkable, and fun! Alexandria, Virginia was the setting for the first Traditional Building Conference of 2022.
2022 Arthur Ross Awards for Excellence in the Classical Tradition Announced
This year’s winners—an illustrious roster of architects, artisans, designers, educators, writers, and urbanists—includes Appleton Partners LLP, John Danzer-Munder Skiles, Suzanne Rheinstein & Associates, Arne Maynard Garden Design, Timothy Smith and Jonathan Taylor, Barry Bergdoll, and Raymond L. Gindroz.
Pine Hall Brick Company permeable clay pavers used in award-winning project in Pennsylvania
A project that used Pine Hall Brick Company clay pavers took home an award at the 2021 Brick Industry Association’s (BIA) annual Brick in Architecture competition.
Case Study: University of Chicago Saieh Hall For Economics
History Maintained with Modern Efficiency using Hope’s® custom, handcrafted hot-rolled solid steel windows.
My Philadelphia Story: An Evening with Robert A.M. Stern
Join RAMSA’s Founding Partner Robert A. M. Stern for a virtual lecture where he will discuss the influence of Philadelphia on his more than half-century of practice as an architect, historian, and educator.
Traditional Building Conference Series is back in-person, starting in Alexandria, VA.
This event features two days of AIA CEU classroom education, architectural tours, networking, relationship building, food, and food for thought. There are several points of interest near our venue including Mt. Vernon, Woodlawn, and Old Town Alexandria.
Glavé & Holmes Architecture Announces Lori Garrett as President
This announcement marks the first time a woman has been President of the firm. With this leadership transition, Glavé & Holmes becomes the largest woman-led architecture firm based in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Menokin—the home of Francis Lightfoot Lee—an education in preservation.
Menokin will be a featured lecture subject at the Traditional Building Conference in Virginia this April 7, 2022.
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2022 PCI Design Awards Winners
The highest total precast concrete building in the world, a single-family precast concrete home on a scenic lake, and a bridge at one of the nation’s busiest airports are some of the winning project highlights of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2022 PCI Design Awards.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Receives 2021 Grande Pinnacle Award
The 2021 Grande Pinnacle Award was presented to Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in Northbrook, Illinois for their work on the Wyoming State Capitol Restoration project.
Rob Krier named 2022 Richard H. Driehaus Prize laureate; Wendell Berry wins 2022 Henry Hope Reed Award
Rob Krier, an architect, urbanist, scholar, painter, sculptor and educator, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Renowned author Wendell Berry has been named the winner of the 2022 Henry Hope Reed Award.
Kolbe will be exhibiting at the NAHB International Builders’ Show
Kolbe’s entrance doors incorporate personalization of style and scale.
2022 ICAA Christopher H. Browne Drawing Tours Announced
Drawing tours of Washington D.C. & Edinburg Scotland scheduled for May & June 2022. 20 to 35 credits towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture can be earned.