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Traditional Building Conference 2015
The first conference in the 2015 series is set for April 28-29 in Boston. Others will be held in July in Princeton, NJ; October in Denver, and December in Durham, NC. Register now.

Americans at the École
Jean Paul Carlhian's Americans in Paris: Foundations of America's Architectural Gilded Age chronicles American students at the École des Beaux-Arts between 1793 and 1933. Read more.

Life Lessons
Robert S. MacNeille, AIA, developed his love of traditional design growing up in a rural Connecticut farmhouse. Read more.

Decorative Ironwork
Known for their Spanish-influenced ironwork, family-owned and operated Bushere and Son specializes in traditional blacksmithing. Check out REXBILT's collection of decorative, handmade ironmwork from Bushere & Sons.




 
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