Traditional Building's Features include profiles of the top architectural firms working in the classical style today; architectural history articles; architectural book reviews; contemporary trades practices; and awards, events, webinars and resources for the traditional design, building and construction professional.
The 25 - Jill H. Gotthelf — 2022 Clem Labine Award Recipient
A passionate pioneer of sustainable preservation, architect Jill H. Gotthelf, principal of WSA|ModernRuins®, has championed continuing cross-collaboration between preservation professionals and green building advocates throughout her 30-year career.
The 25 - Barbara Eberlein
Award-winning interior designer Barbara Eberlein has built a national reputation for expertise in the restoration of significant historic structures of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Throughout her career, she has championed the Classical tradition while working to educate, advocate, and lead those dedicated to the preservation of past interiors and historical architecture.
The 25 - C.J. Howard
As a professor and architect, C.J. Howard has dedicated himself to keeping the Classical language of architecture alive by contributing to a growing number of contemporary traditional designs and priming future generations to raise awareness of the value of historic preservation and the traditional built environment.
The 25 - Edith Platten
As the education director of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Edith Platten plays a key role in cultivating and nurturing future practitioners who can make a positive impact on the built environment, particularly on historic preservation and contemporary projects that employ the language of Classical and traditional architecture.
The 25 - Lori Garrett
As the past director of one of Glavé & Holmes Architecture’s higher-education studios, Lori Garrett, now president and senior principal of the preservation-minded firm, has elevated the architecture of higher education through a focus on context, sensitivity to mission and celebration of campus heritage.
The 25 - Jean Carroon
As a principal at the Boston-based design firm Goody Clancy, architect Jean Carroon has been responsible for a variety of projects ranging from single buildings to whole-campus master plans, leading the restoration of more than a dozen National Historic Landmarks, and working on campuses such as Harvard, Yale, and the University of Virginia.
The 25 - Marieanne Khoury-Vogt and Erik Vogt
Since they founded their eponymous architectural firm in Miami in 2001, Marieanne Khoury-Vogt and Erik Vogt have focused most of their work in the Florida master-planned communities of Alys Beach and Kaiya Beach Resort. However, their work is now expanding to other states, an opportunity they are embracing.
The 25 - Preston Gumberich
A partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Preston Gumberich has honed his experience in traditional design, historic preservation, and adaptive reuse by revitalizing historic structures as well as by working within historic districts and on college campuses around the country.
The 25 - Sally Fishburn
A specialist in the preservation, restoration, and re-creation of interior architectural millwork and plaster, specifically historic windows, Sally Fishburn has helped hundreds of owners, particularly in her home state of Vermont, maintain the historic spirit of their buildings and improve their energy efficiency.
The 25 - Steven W. Semes
In his role as debut director of the Notre Dame School of Architecture’s Michael Christopher Duda Center for Preservation, Resilience, and Sustainability, award-winning architect, author, and faculty member Steven W. Semes continues to play a key role in fusing the divergent fields of historic preservation and sustainability.