Join us in 2018 for two live, in-person conferences. In April, the Traditional Building Conference comes to Oak Park, Illinois. Then, in July, we'll be in Princeton, New Jersey for our annual summer conference featuring the Palladio Awards presentation. 

The Traditional Building Conference never fails to provide vital and timely material for the historic building architect.
                                                                 -Andrew Jerome Cannata, AIA

TBC Oak Park

Materials and Methods Oak Park: Windows, Wright, & More


The Village of Oak Park, IL contains three historic districts – The Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District, Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District, and Gunderson Historic District. The Chicago suburb was home to many influential Prairie School architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright, John S. Van Bergen, and E. E. Roberts, who played a key role in the area's rapid growth and unique aesthetic.

Earn AIA CEUs at our seminars!

Educational Courses:

The Art and Science of Preservation

Oak Park and its Historic Districts, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Historic Windows: Tax Credits, Standards and Solutions

Investigative Technology on a Traditional Roof

Case Study and Walking Tour: The Restoration of Unity Temple 

View the Full Schedule here.


Click here to Register for Oak Park


Click here to see the schedule from our December 2017 conference in Brooklyn, NY

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The Traditional Building Conference Series is a registered provider of AIA continuing education credits. Credits for NARI, AIBD, and some NAHB certifications are available.