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Traditional Building's in-depth reports from top experts in the building and architectural industry. Subjects include metalwork, stonework, art restoration, specialty glass and stained glass restoration, hardware, roofing, flooring, and more.
Assessing and abating hazardous building materials.
Continuing the education, awareness, and appreciation of masonry.
How bricks are made and how to match them.
The original torch shines again after a meticulous conservation.
A look at companies making high-end knobs, hinges, latches and levers for period buildings.
Shining a light on the history of lighting.
These companies take stained-glass to a higher art form.
Thoughtful restoration brings craft, communication, and celebration to the First Parish Meetinghouse in Derry, New Hampshire.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’s Indianapolis Indiana Temple is a blend of classical architecture and regional motifs.
Doug Bracken from Wiemann Metalcraft outlines the often used but incomplete and misleading terms used in the ornamental and decorative metals trade.
The history and preservation of decorative wallpaper.
Chesneys carves replicas of 18th-century fireplace mantels with exactitude born over three decades.
Stephen Payne, of Payne/Bouchier Fine Builders, has carefully crafted houses for decades. Here is his take on the built environment.
We learn the history about the iconic Winston-Salem Union Station and how Pilkington Spacia™ played a large roll in the restoration project.
Trades, technology, and teamwork on the Phillips Collection project.
Blast resistance adds another twist to building reproduction windows at the Renwick Gallery.
Covax Design creates traditional wrought iron gates for two new colleges.
With uses that range from utilitarian to decorative, concrete has been the building material of choice for centuries.
What is tuckpointing?
Architectural salvage continues to provide patina in new projects.
Heritage Metalworks creates chandeliers and sconces to bring Ford’s Fair Lane Estate back to its 1919 grandeur.
Bronze has been used as ornament for centuries in our built environment.
Classical traditions brought to life.
John Canning & Co. conserves a legacy of art and craftsmanship in the Luzerne County Courthouse.
Manufacturer of custom exterior & interior wood doors: door hardware, screen doors & storm doors; traditional, Craftsman & Victorian Styles; solid wood & glass panels available.