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How to Avoid Dormer Mistakes
Almost all dormers you see from the last 40 years are so, have been designed incorrectly. True, dormers are complicated to design but mostly because builders today and architects, that are NOT historic preservation architects, have no idea what they are doing. This is because the required courses universities offer architectural students changed in the [...]
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