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TBC symposium in Brooklyn

The latest Traditional Building Conference, next week in Brooklyn, will feature a host of seminars that together emphasize how major traditional projects can influence the evolution of traditional building techniques. The Dec. 5-6 symposium, spanning Tuesday and Wednesday, at Grand … Continue reading

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My Milton Grenfell payback

Strolling through the blogs of Traditional Building magazine’s website, I came across an article by Gordon Bock from two years ago about Milton Grenfell, a Washington, D.C., architect who designs classical buildings. Now, Milton Grenfell holds a lofty place in … Continue reading

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Column: Traditional building in a modernist world

[This post is the continuation of my blog’s recent “Trad building conference” thread to No. 5. It may be read in The Providence Journal. Because the Journal online images do not “click to enlarge” I am going to run the … Continue reading

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Trad building conference 4

Of course, what would these affairs be without the schmoozing with friends, and the renewal of old and forging of new professional relationships? To my retiring nature these affairs would be perfectly marvelous, yet even I found myself luxuriating in … Continue reading

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Trad building conference 2

When you arrive at the Back Bay station of the MBTA (and the T) you emerge onto Dartmouth Street and head toward Copley Square. Before you turn down Stuart Street to the Traditional Building Conference you behold this stretch, above, … Continue reading

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Trad building conference

I’ve just returned to Providence from the Traditional Building Conference, at the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center, in Boston, which is, alas, being eyed for demo, to be replaced by a 35-story tower – that info, from 2012, is … Continue reading

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Traditional Building confab

Boston hosts the latest Traditional Building Conference next week. The event, on Wednesday and Thursday, July 16-17, will feature a range of panels, and some are sure to tickle the fancy of fanciers of traditional architecture. Several of these traditionalist … Continue reading

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