Projects

An Intermediate Milestone

The roof deck at the nave of the Cathedral of Saint Sava is almost done. Still a lot of work to come, but this feels good.

Belvedere Castle

I’ve written a bunch of blog posts about this project and it has now reached its logical end-point: our work is done and the Central Park Conservancy has announced the re-opening of the building in ten days. The summary: a folly original to the park, later turned into a weather station, then abandoned, then turned …

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The Thrill Of Reality

After a lot of discussion, I’ve brought the story of the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sava up to date. Steel erection started not long ago, and the new roof trusses are in place. The current work is the roof enclosure – the steel deck that is the actual roof supported on the trusses – …

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The Complexity of History

The more you study history, the more you realize that we simply don’t know much about the past. I mean that literally: to fully describe the room I’m sitting in as I type this blog post would take millions of words, most of which would be wasted. Does anyone care what order the books are …

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The Wheel Turns

I’ve mentioned the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sava before. I’ll be writing it about it this week because we’ve reached an important milestone: there is once again a roof structure on the damaged building. This is not the first step that has been taken toward restoring the cathedral to use, but it is the …

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