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Happy 14th birthday, ANN!

Today is ANN’s 14th birthday, the duoseptennial (neologism alert) anniversary of ArchitectureNewsNow.com – Kristen Richards’s glorious compendium of architectural news and opinion from around the world (at least the Anglosphere). I can think of no better way to commemorate this … Continue reading

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Sweet breather at the BPL

Took the MBTA up to Boston yesterday evening to a meeting of the New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. After emerging from the Back Bay stop into Dartmouth Street, there is always the difficult choice … Continue reading

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Column: The rise and fall of Guastavino tile

About 600 buildings in the United States, including 200 in New York, 29 in Boston, 22 in Washington and 7 in Rhode Island, feature a tile vault system perfected by a native of Valencia, Spain, brought by him to America … Continue reading

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