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2014 ASLA Awards
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the 2014 Professional and Students Awards as well as the 2014 Honors Awards. Read more.

It's In The Mail
Art Deco Mailboxes by Karen Greene and Lynne Lavelle is a treasure trove of photos and information relating to the history of Art Deco mailboxes. Read more.

Traditional Building Conference in Boston
Coming up this month! The 2015 Traditional Building Conference Series kicks off April 28-29 in Boston with the third National Windows Conference. Produced in collaboration with the National Park Service, the theme is Windows: Materials, Methods and Jobs. Register now.

ITES May 14-16 in Savannah
The Savannah Technical College Center for Traditional Craft in partnership with the Preservation Trades Network (PTN) and INTBAU USA, will host the 5th International trades Education Symposium (ITES) May 14-16, at Savannah Technical College in Savannah, GA. Read more.


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Come Mingle with the Lions of Classicism
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Lessons From The Palladio Awards Jury
"Our esteemed jury deliberated April 1st to choose 10 outstanding projects for Palladio Awards in commercial/institutional and residential design."
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The Historic City as a Garden: A New Model for Managing Historic Districts
"Historic districts were first created in the U.S. in the 1930s; that is, precisely at the moment when modernist architecture was first making an appearance here."

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Which Came First: Teaching or Learning Trades?
"As Ken points out, my personal mandate to share my knowledge of the trades isn't shared by every tradesperson, nor should it be."
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Dealing with Snow and Ice Dams in Traditional Roof Systems
"Ice damming occurs when heat loss causes snow to melt and slide down the slope of the roof."

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