Coverage provides practitioners with the latest information on the value of heritage, traditional materials and new research and innovations.
A quarter of UK buildings are of traditional construction – so why does so much training relate to new-build? Discussion on this, quinquennial inspections, and a case study on the restoration of the central courtyard at the Apothecaries Hall in Blackfriars, London.
The second edition of Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance were recently published with the objective of creating a clear but flexible framework for managing heritage. A look at how we are taking action to adapt to sectoral changes and attain effective heritage management.
What is building conservation? What is the building performance triangle? What are we doing to enhance understanding of the historic environment? Answers to these questions and more.
An introduction to the Engine Shed Project which recently opened in Stirling, a look at the process for listing buildings, and the first information materials sheet: window glass.
We can all benefit from education – a look at skills programmes for keen conservationists and the annual RICS Summer School.
From risk management to digital surveying — both of which are covered in this issue of the Building Conservation Journal — so much can be gleaned from just talking to people.
When you see the word “conservation”, the terms “protection” and “prevention” are never too far behind. The presence of heritage buildings, materials and other artefacts is a direct consequence of this. But what goes on behind the scenes?
Challenging preconceptions and opening ourselves to new ideas – an article considering the peace walls of Northern Ireland and a look at the benefits of understanding traditional buildings holistically.