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Restorations – £12 million music venue in Sheffield’s Canada House that will inspire the next generation of musical talent

Restorations – £12 million music venue in Sheffield’s Canada House that will inspire the next generation of musical talent

Harmony Works, at Canada House on Commercial Street, will rock to the sounds of young people from all over the city practicing, composing and performing potential hits. The hugely ambitious project will extend, maintain and modernize the five-storey Grade II* building in the city center to create a new permanent home for the city’s musical …

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Review: In Carpeaux Show at the Met, a seductive and disturbing display of race

Review: In Carpeaux Show at the Met, a seductive and disturbing display of race

Placeholder while article actions are loading NEW YORK — In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a major and revealing survey of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, one of the leading sculptors of 19th-century Europe. It left the impression of an artist of extraordinary talent and inventiveness, perhaps not as great as his compatriot Rodin, but close …

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SS22 wallcovering collections from Arte • Hotel Designs

SS22 wallcovering collections from Arte • Hotel Designs

Arte takes us on a journey of discovery with its new collections. Designers not only delve into the beautiful architecture of stately Greek temples and Italian palazzos, but impressive mosaics, sculptures and ornaments also catch the eye as classical antiquity is revisited in a modern and playful way through the use of surprising drawings, materials, …

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Decorated: A Look at Architectural Ornament from the Past

Decorated: A Look at Architectural Ornament from the Past

This post is part of a monthly series exploring the historical uses of building materials and systems through resources from the Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL), an online collection of AEC catalogs, brochures, trade publications, and more. The BTHL is a project of the Association for Preservation Technology, an international building conservation organization. Read more …

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Project to preserve historic feeling – The Collegian

South Dakota State University is preserving Lincoln Hall’s historic appearance in a renovation project aimed at modernizing the 95-year-old building. Jonathan Meendering, a design architect for the Lincoln Hall project, said the focus of the renovation was to preserve the historic look of the building while bringing the interior into the 21st century. Minimal changes …

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