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Traditional Building Conference 2015
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Carefully Edited Tradition
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The Un-Granites
Granite gets all the attention in kitchens, but two unique stones—soapstone and slate—are as practical as they are traditiona Read more.

Forum: Progressive Classicism
"To state that classical architecture is capable of evolution is not a radical thought. The Parthenon and Pantheon may lay equal claim to the 'Classical' label, yet no Period Homes subscribers would confuse a Greek temple with a Roman one!" Read more.

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Come Mingle with the Lions of Classicism
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Lessons from the Palladio Awards Jury
"Our esteemed jury deliberated April 1st to choose 10 outstanding projects for Palladio Awards in commercial/institutional and residential design."
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The Historic City as a Garden: A New Model for Managing Historic Districts
"Historic districts were first created in the U.S. in the 1930s; that is, precisely at the moment when modernist architecture was first making an appearance here."
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William Blake Cut Sharp Marriage Marks
"I know a good number of folk in the traditional trades who knew full well right along that was where they wanted to be."

Ward Hamilton
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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