The Traditional Building Conference
New Orleans, LA | May 7-8, 2014
Windows: Old, New, Historic
Sally Fishburn, owner of S.A. Fishburn, Inc., will cover how window construction, design, and style were the product of our industrial heritage. How did industrialization influence window construction? Ms. Fishburn will draw upon her 20 years of experience to help us examine materials including: wood, glass, and paint, along with the architectural details in windows like single vs. double-hung units, balance systems, and hardware.
- Explain the history of materials and methods in sash construction
- Describe how technological advances changed window design in the US.
- Determine whether sash is original to historic structures based on architectural evidence.
- Identify historic sash by architectural period details.
July 16-17, 2014 | Boston, MA
Sept 25-26, 2014 | St Paul, MN
Ask us about group discounts!
For registration information call:
Carolyn Walsh 781.779.1560
Judy Hayward 802.674.6752
Peter H. Miller 202.339.0744, xt. 104
The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time efficient format at beautiful historic venues. In a two-day interactive symposium you will learn from best-in-class experts and practitioners about historic preservation; adaptive use, urban infill, classical design; sustainable design building restoration/maintenance; and traditional craft. Meet the editors of Period Homes, Traditional Building, New Old House, Arts & Crafts Homes, Early Homes, and Old House Journal. Network with your industry peers, clients and the technical representatives from restoration/renovation product suppliers.
The Traditional Building Conference Series is a registered provider of AIA continuing education credits and a registered provider for Credential Maintenance with the Green Building Certification Institute. Credits for NARI; AIBD; and certain NAHB classifications.