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Traditional Building Conference comes to Boston this month

Thursday, July 05, 2012 9:27 AM | Deleted user

The Traditional Building Conference Series returns to Boston July 25 and 26.  The conference takes place at the historic Exchange Conference Center on Boston’s Waterfront.

“Traditional Building: Design, Materials, and Methods” is the theme for this two-day design and construction industry conference.  Seminars will cover historic preservation, careful remodeling, and building new in traditional ways.  The study of historic buildings teaches traditional climate response strategies and durable, sustainable building practice.

Participants can earn up 10 AIA HSW Learning Units as well as several GBCI CMP Continuing Education Hours for LEED accredited professionals.

The cost to attend is $199 for two-days and $149 for a single day.  In addition, a new breakfast seminar, “From Mills to Micro-Lofts: Sustainable Design Solutions for Urban Living” will be available for $65 on Wednesday, July 25 at 8 am.   Prices increase on July 18 as space is limited.  Tuition includes continental breakfast and lunch each day as well as a cocktail reception on July 25.

The program’s speakers are outstanding national, regional and local leaders from the field of traditional building field including the following:

Michael Abbott, AIA, CNU-A, APA, Principal; John K. Grosvenor, AIA, Principal; Glenn R. Gardiner, AIA, LEED AP, Principal; Holly Grosvenor, AIA, LEED AP, Associate; Northeast Collaborative Architects, Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, and Middletown, Connecticut

Matthew Bronski, PE, Senior Project Manager, Simpson Gumpertz Heger, Boston, MA

John D. Milner, FAIA, Principal; John Milner Architects, Inc., Philadelphia and Chadd’s Ford, Pennsylvania.

David Martin, President, Allied Window, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

John Canning, David Ricchio, and William Barry, John Canning Studios, Cheshire, CT


Graham S. Wyatt, AIA, Partner, and Preston Gumberich, AIA, Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York, NY

Art Reeves, Commercial Business Development Manager, Marvin Windows and Doors

Ray Tschoepe, Director of Conservation, Fairmount Park Trust, Philadelphia, PA

The Palladio Award winners will present their award-winning projects on July 26. The Palladio Awards recognize excellence in traditional design.

The Commercial and Institutional project awards session will be moderated by Martha McDonald, Editor, Clem Labine’s Traditional Building.  Award winning firms making presentations include: John G. Waite Associates, Architects, Albany, NY; Treanor Architects, Kansas City, MO; Robert AM Stern Architects, New York, NY; and HBRA Architects, Chicago, IL

The Residential Palladio awards session will be moderated by Will Holloway, Editor, Clem Labine’s Period Homes. Award winning firms presenting include:  John Milner Architects, Chadds Ford, PA; Architectural Resource, Ann Arbor, MI; Don B. McDonald Architect, San Antonio, TX; and Janice Parker Landscape Design, New York, NY.

Conference and exhibition details can be found at www.traditionalbuildingshow.comor call Judy Hayward, Education Director 802 674-6752. Registration inquiries may be directed to Carolyn Walsh at cwalsh@restoremedia.comor 781 779-1560.

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