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The Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN®) Knowledge Community develops knowledge and information to benefit architects who are engaged in, or who are interested in learning more about, custom residential practice. CRAN® presents information and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and expertise to promote the professional development of its members via discussion forums, national symposia and conventions, publications, and local activities.

CRAN Symposium

The next CRAN Symposium is scheduled for September 8-11, 2022 in Chicago, IL. Registration will open early July 2022.

Traditional Building Conference: Winston-Salem, October 29-30

  • 1.  Traditional Building Conference: Winston-Salem, October 29-30

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    Graylyn Estate: The Windows & Exteriors Conference 

    Winston Salem, NC October 29-30, 2019

    • Network with award-winning architects & traditionally trained craftspeople
    • Earn 10+ AIA HSW LUs
    • Historic Window Walking Tours
    • Exclusive Access to a Historic Landmark
    Register Now

    Join fellow architects, preservationists, designers, craftspeople, building owners, facility managers and restoration/renovation contractors for the only national conference dedicated to traditional windows and exteriors. Graylyn Estate, a combination of a modern conference facility and a historic residence, will serve as our living laboratory for traditional building materials and methods education. Over two days, you'll earn 10+ AIA CEUs learning about windows and exteriors for traditional buildings, straight from the experts.

    Topics, for AIA HSW learning units, will include:

    • Repairing Historic Wooden Windows: What Architects Need to Know
    • Managing Change: Getting the details right in window rehabilitation and replacement
    • The Restoration of Stone Tracery for Stained Glass Windows- Ancient Craftsmanship/Modern Technology
    • Windows and Codes
    • Architectural tour of Wake Forest University and the recently renovated Union Station
    See the full conference schedule here

    Speakers include John Sandor of theTechnical Preservation Services Branch of the US National Park Service as well as experts in traditional window codes, sustainability, and installation.

    Discounts are available for groups, government workers, and education personnel. Register or refer a friend to receive a complimentary subscription to Traditional Building magazine. 

    Register Now

    Peter Miller Hon. AIA
    Restore Media, LLC
    Washington DC