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Traditional building materials and products for the period home.

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The Animal Series is one of the first designed by Moore-Merkowitz Tile.

Tile Style

Moore-Merkowitz Tile creates appropriate surfaces for historical and traditional applications.

Goodwin Co. created engineered heart-pine flooring for the Sarasota Art Museum that was made from joists in the historic building.

River Reclaimed

Goodwin and Co. supplies top-notch heart pine and cypress for projects around the country.

The back of the house has a porch and a sweeping second-floor balcony that opens from the center of three bedrooms.

Vineyard Shingle Style

Patrick Ahearn Architect designs a summer homethat fits in with the aesthetic of this New England island.

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John Milner Architects, Inc.: Krisheim

John Milner Architects, Inc. wins 2022 Palladio Award for Residential Restoration and Renovation

The Aurora, which is now a boutique condo development, was restored to the way it looked in the last half of the 20th century.

The Architect’s Studio: The Aurora

The Architect’s Studio wins the 2022 Palladio Award for Residential Adaptive Re-use and/or Sympathetic Addition

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BELT: Via Marina

BELT wins the 2022 Palladio Award for Residential Craftsmanship

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects: The Corsair

Robert A.M. Stern Architects wins 2022 Palladio Award for Residential Multi-Unit Projects

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James Doyle Design Associates: Natural Legacy

James Doyle Design Associates wins 2022 Palladio Award for Residential Exterior Spaces: Gardens & Landscapes

Buying Guide Spotlight

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SpacePak

Company provides 2' flexible tubing ductwork allowing warm and cool air to reach spaces in historic buildings without disturbing architectural finishes and structure.

Product Reports

The Animal Series is one of the first designed by Moore-Merkowitz Tile.

Tile Style

Moore-Merkowitz Tile creates appropriate surfaces for historical and traditional applications.

Goodwin Co. created engineered heart-pine flooring for the Sarasota Art Museum that was made from joists in the historic building.

River Reclaimed

Goodwin and Co. supplies top-notch heart pine and cypress for projects around the country.

Aeratis Porch Products creates or replicates products from the early 1800s. The company plans to release a new system of pergola products this summer. Photo by Aeratis Porch Products

Perfect Porches

We visit with manufacturers who make traditional and classical porch components.

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English-Country Details with Zespa Industries

Zepsa Industries wins the Julia Morgan Award for craftsmanship for a new home in Northern California.

Antique flooring, architectural salvage flooring

Using Antique Flooring

Incorporating original antique flooring into a house project.

The Tudor-style door echoes the trim on the entryway.

Creating a Period Entryway

Regardless of its traditional style, the front door, the signature of the home’s architecture, is designed to make a grand entrance.

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Replicating Period Moldings

Today there are more choices than ever before for historically accurate moldings.

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Building with Stone

A valued material, stone has stood the test of time.

Recent Projects

The back of the house has a porch and a sweeping second-floor balcony that opens from the center of three bedrooms.

Vineyard Shingle Style

Patrick Ahearn Architect designs a summer homethat fits in with the aesthetic of this New England island.

To enhance the harmony of various greens when the house was painted all one shade, Kathryn Herman went with the smart geometry of clipped orbs and rectangles mingled with variegated hakonechloa ornamental grass.

Layering the Past

When a landscape designer merges past and present, a family reaps rewards that influence their love of nature now and into the future.

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Brownstone Bliss

The Brooklyn Studio restores a c. 1850 rowhouse while adapting it for modern living.

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Beacon Hill Townhouse Renovation by Mellowes & Paladino

Mellowes & Paladino revive a classic Beacon Hill townhouse.

Greek Revival, Historical Concepts

A Greek Revival by Historical Concepts

Historical Concepts designs a gracious Greek Revival home for a historic Lowcountry estate.

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A Greek Revival Home with Southern Charm

Historical Concepts designs a Greek Revival home with Southern roots.

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Historic Restoration of the Cavalier Hotel

The Cavalier Hotel was rescued from the wrecking ball by an architectural firm that specializes in historic restoration.

Sanctuary From South Transept, Elkus Manfredi Architects

Elkus Manfredi Architects Updates a Gothic Revival Cathedral

Elkus Manfredi Architects updates the 1875 Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.