Tag: restoration

Jan 21, 2015

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Photograph via @MetroUK on Twitter On 29 June 2012, Andrew Shannon entered the National Gallery of Ireland and punched a hole through a Monet painting from 1874, valued at nearly $12 million. While Shannon was recently sentenced to 5 years in prison, the painstaking process of restoring the prized artwork took an arduous 18…

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Feb 28, 2013

The Project that Saved the White House from Collapse

The Project that Saved the White House from Collapse

Built in 1800, the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., has been the residence of every U.S president since John Adams. In 1814 (during the war of 1812) the White House was set ablaze by the British army, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Since then the building…

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Sep 1, 2011

Beautiful Stone Home Restoration in Israel

Beautiful Stone Home Restoration in Israel

Photograph by AMIT GERON PHOTOGRAPHY Located above the harbor in Old Jaffa of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel; this stunning stone restoration shows off the beauty of the original, centuries-old facade. The project was designed and executed by PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECT. The apartment is a modest 105 square meters (1,130 sq ft), but the minimalist design…

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