A4 Guide: Vitruvian Ideals

A4 Guide: Vitruvian Ideals

What qualities make architecture successful? This is a debate that has no doubt been going on since mankind first moved out of caves and started creating rudimentary structures in which to live. Interestingly, even in a world of skyscrapers and modern technology one...
A4 Guide: Welcome to Newport

A4 Guide: Welcome to Newport

Newport has long had the reputation of being the pre-eminent “Summer Resort” in the North Eastern United States. It is famous in books and movies as being “the place to be” in the summer from the 1870’s through the present day. But how did Newport come to be known as...
Newport Architecture Spotlight: Old Colony House

Newport Architecture Spotlight: Old Colony House

Newport is a place of authentic architectural monuments and living history. The houses of the Point and Historic Hill have been in many cases occupied for as long as 250-300 years. That means that potentially 50-60 generations of people have lived, raised their...
Newport Architecture Spotlight: Rough Point

Newport Architecture Spotlight: Rough Point

Newport is filled with great buildings that have been modified over time, either by other great architects or which were replaced by buildings that today the Historic District Commission would no longer allow to be replaced. This means we might have had the old...