“Historic preservation is a conversation with our past about our future.” – National Park Service
As iconic modern architecture, such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, ages into landmarks of historic significance, the need for experienced restoration specialists is increasing. A key component of responsible historic preservation is thorough understanding of materials to inform appropriate interventions.
In the case of the design of original finishes in new and historic construction, such as Oakland’s Cathedral of Christ the Light, fluency in, and respect for the architectural vocabulary of each building are essential.
EverGreene has been repeatedly engaged to participate in the preservation of historic modern churches and the creation of appropriate new artwork and finishes in new modern architecture.