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D+D May 2013

D+D May 2013

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Renovating Historic Structures

by Burt Olhiser, Vantage Point Consulting

Historic renovation work is time-consuming and delicate, but well-worth the effort.

Special Report

Rules of Removal, Chemical Stripping and Historic Masonry

by Courtney Murdock, AMT Lab

The author explains the process for removing coatings from historic substrates, specifically masonry.

Specifying Architectural and Industrial Coatings For Commercial Architecture

by John C. Williams, HOK

Commercial architecture includes a wide variety of buildings and spaces, with an equally broad spectrum of environments to be aesthetically decorated, as well as protected from corrosion. This article examines the specification process.

Design + Roof Coatings: Hitting It Out Of Marlins Park

by Jen Kramer, Editor in Chief, Durability + Design

Award-winning design, LEED-certified coatings, environmentally conscious construction, Miami’s new ballpark combines the best elements of tradition with technological innovation.

Ask the Scientist

The Persistence of Mold

by VC Bud Jenkins, Coatings Scientist Consulting Services

Mold is a common coatings problem that cannot be simply coated over. In this article, Jenkins examines the biology of molds and the chemistry of antifungal additives.

Directories/Buying Guides

Contractor Directory

The 2013 annual directory of commercial and architectural painting contractors includes over 1,000 contracting firms.


Editor's Word

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by Jen Kramer, Editor in Chief, Durability + Design

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