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Sep
22
Architectural Influences Tour September 2017

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The weather in Wisconsin was perfect for our annual architectural influences tour! The leaves are beginning to change color as we fall into autumn (pun intended) reminding us summer is already behind us.

The tour included stops at Taliesin in Spring Green, WI. The famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's summer home, private studio and campus of The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture founded in 1932, 2 Cardinal glass plants including the Coating and Insulating plants, as well as a tour of the Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork plant in Wausau, WI.

8 AIA Learning Units were earned over the course of 2 days and some good food and libations were of course enjoyed by all! Some other stops included a visit...


Feb
06
1st Annual Ski & Learn Continuing Education Event

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North American Window & Door hosted our 1st Annual Ski & Learn Continuing Education Event at Bear Creek Mountain Resort on 2/1/17. We had an excellent turnout with over 30 Architects and Designers in attendance. Contact me at justin@northamericanwindow.com if you are interested in attending any future events as we will be hosting more throughout the year! We spent the morning learning about Finishing Touches and each person in attendance received 1 Learning Unit as well as a Lift Ticket to enjoy the slopes. Food was excellent and the Bear Creek Staff was incredibly hospitable. A few phones were lost and sacrificed to the mountain (one was found) but no broken bones were r...


Jan
31
Larson Premium L203E Storm Windows

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Keep the look and character of your original wood windows but make them energy efficient with Larson Premium L203E Storm Windows. Larson Premium 2 Track Double Hung Storm Windows feature to following:
* Double weatherstripping provides maximum protection against air infiltration

* Tubular frame design adds strength and durability

* Pocketed head, jamb and sill provides for an exceptionally tight fit

* Pre-punched installation holes for easy installation

* Heavy-duty metal finger pulls and tilt keys for long life

* Expander compensates for uneven sills

* Wrap around marine glazing for an added thermal barrier

* High tempered T-6 aluminum master frame

* Low E Glass

* Available in White, Brown, Al...


Jan
27
Spring 2017 Architectural Events

Each season, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art promotes the practice of classical and traditional design through exclusive classes, tours, and lectures. We’re pleased to announce the following events for Spring 2017:

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21
SKETCHING SOCIAL AT THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA

Join the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art—Philadelphia for an opportunity to sketch the interior of the historic Union League of Philadelphia, followed by discussion and lunch at a nearby restaurant.
We will focus on the Neo-Classical interiors of the 1910 addition, designed by Horace Trumbauer. Take advantage of this opportunity to experience the vi...