Using Antique Flooring

Using Antique Flooring

Incorporating original antique flooring into a house project.

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The June 7-11, 2021 Traditional Building Virtual Conference

The June 7-11, 2021 Traditional Building Virtual Conference

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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2021 Palladio Award Winners

We are proud to announce our 2021 Palladio Award winners.

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Traditional Building Virtual Conference On-Demand

The Traditional Building Virtual Conference is now on-demand!

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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Interior Designer Thomas Pheasant

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant has been designing celebrated home furnishings for more than 15 years.

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Interview: Interior Designer Suzanne Lovell

Traditional Building sits down with architect and interior designer Suzanne Lovell.

Lynn Richards, president and CEO of the Congress for New Urbanism

Interview with Lynn Richards

An interview with Lynn Richards, president and CEO of the Congress for New Urbanism.

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Moore-Merkowitz Tile, Ltd

Designer & manufacturer of handcrafted ceramic relief & field tile since 1986: original designs & glazes; more than 230 designs in 150 colors; for kitchen backsplashes, bathrooms, fireplace surrounds, murals, pools & more. Residential and commercial.

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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.

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Cabinet Trends in Traditional Kitchens

See what type of cabinets are popular in traditional kitchens.

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Editors' Picks: Windows

Our editors highlight multiple articles on windows, from wood windows to restoring bronze and steel windows, even stock options. Read on to learn more.

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Townhome Stonework

We speak with Old World Stone, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and Stone Details about dressing townhouses with dimensional stone.

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Period-Friendly Window Hardware

While window hardware typically represents a small portion of most architectural hardware suppliers' product lines, many companies offer window hardware in numerous classic styles as well as hard-to-find traditional replications and distinctive custom designs.

Recent Projects

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.

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Charles Hilton's French Normandy Manor House

For a French Normandy manor house on a Greenwich, Connecticut, estate, architect Charles Hilton took inspiration from Marie Antoinette’s Hameau de la Reine at Versailles.

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A New Sorority House by Michael G. Imber

Michael G. Imber designs a Georgian-inspired building at the University of Arkansas.

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Loyalist Cottage on Harbour Island

British and Bahamas history collide in the rebuilt Loyalist Cottage on Harbour Island.

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Beaux-Arts Revamp

Hartman-Cox Architects renovates one of Jules Henri de Sibour’s Beaux-Arts crowning achievements for 21st-century use.