Podcast Topics: Restoration and Renovation Podcast

Alexander Mansion front view

Anyone who watched with horror as the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned understands the importance of the sensitive and expert restoration of historic buildings.

To the people of Paris and countless others around the world, that stately building represents the heart of a city and the world came together to support its restoration.

On a smaller scale, owners may find the need to completely renovate their residential or commercial properties and this might require structural changes far beyond a redesign.

Tune in to our Restoration and Renovation Podcast series for more on the loving rehabilitation of buildings old and new.

Notre Dame Cathedral is Burning

Notre Dame Cathedral is Burning

We are unbelievably saddened by the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral on April 15, 2019. With so many emotions and questions about the tragedy in Paris, France we wanted to express our support for the Parisians and the millions of people around the world who love this...

Saving the Oldest Church in Paris

Saving the Oldest Church in Paris

We hope you are as intrigued about this story of Americans working to save the oldest church in Paris as we are. In Episode 81 of The Architecture Happy Hour podcast, host and architect, Laura Davis interviews David Sheppe, President of the American Friends for the...

The Alexander Mansion – A Home Restoration Love Story

The Alexander Mansion – A Home Restoration Love Story

Here's our story about how two architects discovered their home restoration labor of love over a cup of tea. It All Started with Tea A beautiful, stately, historic home in Dallas, Texas, called the Alexander Mansion, caught my eye in 2011.Alexander Mansion, built in...

Alexander Mansion Restoration

Where do you start if you are planning to restore a historic home? Laura and Holly walk you through the steps they are following in the restoration of the Alexander Mansion in association with The Dallas Woman’s Forum. See inside this architectural gem yourself by...