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An Overview of Historic Building Preservation

An Overview of Historic Building Preservation

All great things require planning. Ancient Rome and the Pyramids did not just come to be. Instead, they were the result of a vision and a plan. Building preservation is subject to extensive planning and has a multitude of factors to consider. While building preservation planning is never actually easy, some buildings or places have fewer things to consider during...

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Facade Design for Historic Buildings: The Details Tell a Story

Facade Design for Historic Buildings: The Details Tell a Story

When one takes the time to step back to actually study the details of a historical building's appearance, they will discover that there are clues as to what purpose the building played in the community.  Through the years, styles and designs have evolved to meet the demands of the time. In cities, towns and villages, throughout our nation, industry, agriculture and...

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A Concise Look at Architectural Conservation

A Concise Look at Architectural Conservation

What is Architectural Conservation? Architectural conservation aims to preserve the historical aesthetics and inherent value of an aging structure. Architectural conservation involves a range of techniques, including restoration, rehabilitation and implementation of legal standards that restrict the modification or demolition of historically important buildings. Architectural conservation seeks to retain original building materials and decorative finishes as much as possible. Properties that suffer significant deterioration...

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