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Jefferson and Palladio At Monticello
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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."
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Are Tradespeople the Canary in the Cultural Coal Mine?
"Since my last blog I have had quite a few conversations with friends and acquaintances about the economics of trades education."

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Is Greener Always Better? Problematic Use of Modern Materials in Traditional Building Systems
"Today, 'green' and 'sustainable' are synonymous with responsible living and construction."

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