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What I Learned at AIA Atlanta 2015
"If your primary interest is traditional building, the best networking at the annual AIA Convention is with the members of the Historic Resources Committee, the oldest Knowledge Community within the AIA."
Steven W. Semes
Remembering the Great War in Italy
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"For the last 30 or so years I have worked in restoration in the NYC environment. I want to talk about how to survive in our own unique work environments."
Dealing with Snow and Ice Dams in Traditional Roof Systems
"Ice damming occurs when heat loss causes snow to melt and slide down the slope of the roof."
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Few would dispute that a proper entrance is essential to a classical-design house but, columns and pediments aside, is there anything that makes an entrance specifically classical? Perhaps it depends upon your point of view.
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