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On the cover: The new North Hall and Library designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects completes the quadrangle started by Stanford White. Photo: Peter Aaron / OTTO. Read article.

 

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VOL. 27/NO. 2 April 2014

Table of Contents

FEATURES

 

FEATURE
Appropriate Architecture
The history of 404 King St. in Charleston, SC, illustrates the conflicts between Modernism and traditional design.
By David Payne

Guastavino Thin-Tile Vaults
A master craftsman takes us through the steps to build a Guastavino vault.
By Ken Follett

 

PRODUCT REPORT
Timeless Beauty
Traditional roofing materials continue to lead the pack when it comes to historic public buildings.
By Gordon Bock

 

RECENT PROJECTS
Completing the Quadrangle
Robert A.M. Stern Architects designed a building for the Bronx Community College that complements its historic neighbor, Stanford White’s Gould Memorial Library.

Deep in the Heart of Texas
ARCHITEXAS was the preservation architect for the restoration of the 1910 Beaux-Arts Harris County Courthouse in Houston, TX.

Unprecedented Teamwork
The Carmel City Center Plaza in Carmel, IN, was designed by the Pedcor Design Group to create a pedestrian-friendly downtown area.

 

BOOK REVIEW
Paradise Planned . . . Lost . . . and Regained
Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City
By Robert A. M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove
Reviewed by Clem Labine

 

THE FORUM
Humane Architecture
By Clem Labine

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