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Traditional flooring materials such as geometric and encaustic tile, bluestone and cork offer beauty and durability for commercial settings. Suppliers offer insights into the materials available in today's market. Read our latest Product Report.

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Study traditional art and architecture at the new Beaux-Arts Academy in Salt Lake City, UT. Students receive in-depth instruction in an atelier setting and also take courses in drawing, drafting, systematic design methodology, the classical orders and more. Read more.

Remembering Henry Hope Reed
A one-day symposium honoring Henry Hope Reed is scheduled for Saturday, September 27, in Philadelphia. Registration is free, but seating is limited, so it's important to sign up now.

A Door to Tradition
Wood entry doors are designed for durability and are available in many styles. Suppliers offer information on construction techniques, guidelines and a glossary of terms. Read more.






 

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Millennials and Historic Buildings
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Varieties of the Classical Orders in Rome
"For a lover of Classical Architecture, one of the great pleasures of living in Rome is how one is constantly reminded of the variety and expressiveness of the orders."

Rudy Christian
Whatever It Was, It's Gone
"I believe we have marginalized the trades so completely that it takes one to see one."
Ward Hamilton
Wooden Gutters: Hidden Details Can Be The Most Elusive
"The evolution of gutter technologies in the United States is a rarely discussed topic, yet they often represent character defining features in traditional roofing systems."

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