Author Archives: Michael Diamant

About Michael Diamant

Promoter of trad urban planning (early 1900s central European) and New Classical Architecture. Interested also in Geography, Demography, Social Anthropology & History.


Poland have a vital reconstruction scene that is currently rebuilding monuments in both old Poland and the territories acquired after 1945. The scene for new traditional architecture is much smaller, but as Poland is a large country there are still … Continue reading

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All three countries belonging to the acronym have an evolving market of vernacular and classical architecture. Most large scale projects are in the Netherlands but the best new projects are found in Belgium. The Netherlands has many noteworthy projects of … Continue reading

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Russia and Ukraine

Russia has an interesting new vernacular and classical scene with lots of creativity aswell as clumsy pastiche. Most higher quality projects except church buildings are in Moscow, Sankt Petersburg and Kazan. What is interesting is the ongoing experimentation with facade … Continue reading

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Hungary & Transylvania

Hungary and Hungarian inhabited Transylvania has a strong vernacular scene. In addition there is also lots of prominent building in Hungarian organic as developed by Imre Makovecz. While not always succeeding aesthetically, it is a fresh and new take on … Continue reading

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UK & Ireland

The UK has one of the best scenes for new classical architecture. With this said, it is also of the least innovative, sticking to already established styles striving to master them to perfection. The UK is also the headquarter of … Continue reading

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The german classical architectual scene more or less began with the reunification of the country in 1990. What initiated it was the large demand of historical reconstruction which triggered a lot of interest in generall for classical architecture. From a … Continue reading

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Welcome to New Traditional Architecture. This site contains a regularly updated list of firms that either primary or partly work in classical, vernacular or organic tradition. You find the directory with links under the page “Architect firm links“. On this … Continue reading

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