Challenge Title: Restoration of Historical Interior Features
Challenge Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time to Complete: 48-72 hours
Required Tools/Resources: Historical research materials, design software, basic woodworking tools

Objective

Design a plan for the restoration of historical interior features in a designated space, such as crown molding, wainscoting, or decorative plasterwork.

Research

Research the history and significance of the chosen interior features in order to understand their original design and purpose. Explore existing restoration techniques and best practices.

Materials

Select materials that are historically accurate or closely resemble the original materials used in the interior features. Consider factors such as durability, authenticity, and cost-effectiveness.

Concept Development

Brainstorm creative solutions for restoring damaged or missing historical elements while maintaining the integrity of the original design. Develop sketches or digital renderings to visualize your proposed restoration plan.

Deliverables

  1. Research report detailing the historical context of the chosen interior features.
  2. Restoration plan outlining specific steps for repairing or recreating each element.
  3. Concept sketches or digital models illustrating proposed restoration designs.
  4. Budget estimate for materials and labor required for restoration work.

Evaluation Criteria

Projects will be evaluated based on:
– Accuracy and authenticity of historical research
– Creativity and innovation in restoration solutions
– Feasibility and practicality of proposed designs
– Cost-effectiveness of materials chosen

This challenge aims to showcase your ability to blend historical preservation with modern design techniques in order to restore valuable interior features to their former glory.

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