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The D+D Guide to Historic Preservation

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Blog (16)


Material Challenges in Historic Buildings

From Leaning Green by Robert J. Kobet, AIA
Posted on 6/7/2017


Painted Ladies: The Colorist Movement

From Life in Color by Jill Pilaroscia
Posted on 7/25/2016


Collected Color: The Harvard Pigment Library

From Life in Color by Jill Pilaroscia
Posted on 2/24/2016


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Weekly Polls (7)


Local government officials in Rome have enacted an ordinance that heavily restricts automotive traffic on the boulevard next to the Colosseum after extensive cleaning and restoration work that was recently completed. Architects have said that the traffic was a major reason for the amount of soot and grime that had to be cleaned off the historic structure. Do you think more historic sites should limit traffic?

November 27 to December 2, 2017


To preserve Canada’s Grand Théâtre de Québec yet not disrupt the building itself, the plan is to construct a glass casing about 6 feet from the concrete lining around the entire perimeter of the building. Do you think this is a good solution?

July 31 to August 4, 2017


The mayor of Philadelphia has created a task force to tackle saving the city’s historic buildings and updating preservation guidelines. Do you think having this committee will be effective?

June 8 to June 8, 2017


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Articles (29)


Facial Recognition: Does Your Building Facade Match Its Identity or Is It Time for a Facelift?

D+D In Depth August 2017 - ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC


History Is Investigation: An Introduction to Historic Finish Analysis

D+D In Depth June 2017 - ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC


A Preservation Perspective on Coatings

D+D In Depth March 2017 - DEBORAH SLATON, WISS, JANNEY, ELSTNER ASSOCIATES INC.


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Events (2)


Past Forward

November 15 - November 18, 2016


Modernism Week 2015

February 12 - February 22, 2015


 
 

Resource Guides (1)


E-Book: Renovation of Historic Structures

Posted on December 13, 2013; Sponsored by Dumond Chemicals


 
 
   
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