I think what a lot of architects don’t understand is that there are craftsmen around today that know not only how to recreate and put back old ornamental plaster, but also to make it look exactly as it did, but by employing some of the newer methods and materials
Maryland State House
The work entailed a new cornice all around the room, sculpture work, mold work, run moldings, and entablature on the interior balcony
Arcadia University Ceiling Restoration
For this project the French Baroque ceiling, badly damaged, was entirely replaced and an exact copy put in its place. Rubber molds were done over intact sections, prior to demolition, and tracings of the run pieces were made.