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    Insulating Brick — Free Webinar

    by  • November 11, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Sign up for this FREE webinar presentation that will take a close look at how to insulate brick walls safely from the interior – considering moisture drive, bulk rainwater issues, and insulation materials – avoiding the dangers of freeze-thaw and mold. High Performance Foam Free Historic Masonry Retrofits – Free CE Webinar    

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    Great Adaptive Reuse for De-Commissioned Schools

    by  • November 9, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Watkins Glen School Apartments in Watkins Glen, New York are a great success story for adaptive reuse of older buildings.  “In an effort to repurpose the architecturally pleasing building while also tackling the problem of affordable housing, it was suggested to use the retired school building as a reinvestment and repurpose it as 51 affordable […]

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    Smithsonian Institution’s Remodel Plans Under Fire

    by  • November 4, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

    Construction Dive’s website reports “Bjarke Ingels Group’s plans for a $2 billion, 10-to-20-year renovation of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has been met with resistance, and at the center of the dispute is a 4-acre garden that will be demolished to make way for a modern outdoor space, Dezeen reported.”  Read entire article.     […]

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