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Articles (29)

Restoring and Protecting Bridge Piles

by Carl W. Scheffel, P.E., and H. Michael Simpson, Fox Industries

The authors describe the requirements for repair systems that would be effective on c...

The Right Repair for Wood

by Marco Caporaso

Preservation is the goal. Know the process, and choose the right materials.

Making History

by John Leeke

Painting old and historic buildings raises special issues. Here are some key consider...

2009 Annual Directory of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors

The 2009 JAC Director of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors offers informa...


Rescuing an iconic symbol of the WWII home front

by Burt Olhiser, Vantage Point Consulting

Restoration team muster its expertise, energy to rehabiliate and adapt significant ex...

Dealing with the effects of aging

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Far removed in geography, design, and construction, two notable sites take on the job...

Getting more mileage from the metal roof

by Bob Brenk, Aldo Products Company Inc.

Restoration with reflective coatings serves multiple objectives, including enhanced e...

'Market dynamics' cited in color forecast

Resurrecting an art-deco relic

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Iconic Minnesota skyscraper is transformed, but restoration program returns a stunnin...

Volunteers spruce up Dallas nonprofit agencies

by JAC Staff

CSI formally introduces 'GreenFormat' web program

by JAC Staff

Doing the Charleston

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

A collection of Carolina-accented architectural paint hues known as the Colors of His...

Finishes analysis: Techniques and applications

by Deborah Slaton and Joshua Freedland, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Systematic and scientific investigative procedures can contribute to the formulation ...

Roof Coatings - Cooling it in California: Restoration approach grants new lease on life to convention center roof

Restoration approach grants new lease on life to convention center roof.

Directory of Restoration Products and Services

This Directory lists supplier companies and describes, in the words of the suppliers,...

Is it Michelangelo? No, it’s casino

EverGreene Painting Studios has created a rich and varied portfolio of mural and deco...

Making a compelling case for enduring truths—and triumphs

by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

It’s nice to know, in this high-tech, mass-production world of today, that some tradi...

Resurrection - Re-creating a masterpiece in plaster and paint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Legendary architect Latrobe’s Baltimore cathedral emerges, restored, to reclaim exalt...

Shoring up ‘The Breakers’

Air/moisture barrier, aggressive restoration measures add up to comprehensive remedy ...

Splendor in paradise regained

by Mark Weisman, John Canning Painting and Conservation Studios

Restoration approach for oceanfront art conservatory represents blend of original aut...

Concrete Coatings: New look, new life for ‘Mill City’ landmark

An ambitious renovation project set in a once-bustling grain-milling district sought ...

Green Building Council issues updated LEED for new construction

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced the launch of LEED® (Leade...

Restoration/preservation: Miracle at 90 West Street

by Joe Maty

An early 20th century Cass Gilbert landmark, located across the street from what once...

Restoration/preservation: Preserving the ‘Cathedral of Commerce’ demands devotion to the details of Gothic landmark

In stark contrast to the concerted reconstruction task at the 90 West Street building...

AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

In response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the need for massive rebuilding, th...

Color and restoration: Putting the pieces together

by Jayson Helsel

Due to the importance of many historical structures, there is considerable interest i...

Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this S...

Thanks for the vision, the passion, the memories

by Joe Maty

People who are passionate about historic preservation and restoration are much like w...


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