Public Buildings

Traditional Building

A look at projects involving the design, construction and restoration of various public buildings, including city halls, monuments, court houses and libraries.

Buying Guide Spotlight


NIKO Contracting Co., Inc.

Custom fabricator & contractor of sheet metal & roofing: slate, tile & other roofing; storefronts, cornices, cupolas, domes, steeples, snow guards & leader heads; copper, lead-coated copper, zinc & stainless steel; metal ceilings.

Reynolds Center at the Smithsonian

Reynolds Center at the Smithsonian

The Donald W. Reynolds Center at the Smithsonian's restoration and renovation led by Washington, DC-based Hartman-Cox Architects, sets a new national standard for preservation and garners a 2007 Palladio Award.