Architecture: A Tradition -- The Reintegration of Historical Building Methods for Architectural Reuse and Adaptation
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As our built environment continues to grow, new building technologies are continually updated and employed, while historical building methods become outdated and undervalued. Recently there is a resurgence in preserving our architectural history, and building reuse is becoming more common. This requires a larger workforce of craftsmen and women to exercise older historical methods and techniques. With the design of a technical college in traditional and current architectural building techniques in Minneapolis, Minnesota; we can continue to pass on valuable knowledge once held by master craftsmen in order to preserve our architectural past and culture.