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Diamant on trad in Europe

Below is a guest column by Michael Diamant, a connoisseur of architecture living in Stockholm and founder, in 2012, of the website New Traditional Architecture. He is expected to participate in the annual meeting of the Traditional Architecture Gathering set … Continue reading

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Berlin Palace, Penn Station

Germany is rebuilding the Berlin Palace, the Berliner Schloss, at an expected cost of €590 million or $665 million, a half or a third of the estimated price of rebuilding Penn Station in New York, which itself is considered understated … Continue reading

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Nuff said at Kennedy Plaza

Above are the bicycle stands chosen for and installed at the “new” Kennedy Plaza, in Providence. Below are the bicycle stands approved (but not yet funded) for the city of Charleston. Which design represents the more advanced aesthetic?

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News on teaching beauty

The American College of the Building Arts, in Charleston, S.C., has announced it will be moving from an historic jail in that city to an old trolley barn. The ACBA instructs students and pros in the almost lost arts, crafts … Continue reading

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