Last edited 17 Feb 2019

About Conservation Wiki

Listed buildings and other heritage assets

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Review of the bible for heritage assets and their management.


Conservation, climbing and graffiti

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Dealing with marginalised heritage at Dumbarton Rock.


Volunteers and heritage

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Can democratising heritage and balancing budgets coexist?


Building a Crossing Tower

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Drawings of an unbuilt design for Rouen Cathedral – book review.


Alternative futures for heritage

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Assembling, curating, caring for, and designing the future.


Loving heritage to death

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A conversation between David Mitchell and Caitlin DeSilvey.


The Past and Future City

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How historic preservation is reviving America’s communities. IHBC book review.


Restoring Westminster's ventilation

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How research can provide a better understanding of technology in historic buildings.


Conservation matters

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An ethnographic approach to conservation of the historic environment.


Douglas Sea Terminal Building

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One of the Isle of Man’s best 1960s buildings.


Heritage sector cuts survey

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Despite the reduction in staffing, most users remain satisfied with the service.


The Great Barn at Harmondsworth

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John Betjeman described it as one of the ‘noblest medieval barns in the whole of England’.


TCPA 1968

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It is 50 years since the Town and Country Planning Act introduced effective protection for listed buildings.


The Lost House Revisited

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An artist finds ruined and decaying buildings a source of inspiration for his work. Book review.


Fibrous plaster ceilings

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How the risk of collapse of fibrous plaster ceilings is being addressed in theatres.


Hot-mixed mortars

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The last few years have seen renewed interest in traditional mortars and hot mixing.


Making magnificence

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Architects, stuccatori and the eighteenth-century interior. IHBC book review.