Category Archives: Design

Historic Trumpets

FEH Building Science School Is Back In Class: Can You Hear Me? We’re Talking About Acoustics!

Find Everything Historic is honored to introduce their newest Building Science and Architectural columnist, Keith A. Simon, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP. Yep, Keith has a lot of letters after his name because he’s no joke when it comes to building technology and performance. Historic buildings must serve the same basic function as new buildings. Thankfully Keith will help it all make sense to the rest of us. Lesson number one is on acoustics.

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Historic Building Demolition

Craftsman Log: Reclaim, Reuse, Redesign

Every historic renovation project I’ve been involved with over the years creates a sense of pride. But the ones that utilize reclaimed materials to achieve a unique modern design are the most satisfying. Eventually at some distant point in the future, these buildings will be demolished as well. And one can only hope that someone with the same sense of adventure and creativity inside of them will rip through the heap of bones to find something that inspires them and keep history alive and out of the landfill.

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