Last edited 04 Apr 2020

About Conservation Wiki

New town heritage

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Reminding us what is possible.


Heritage pubs

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1 minute review of CAMRA’s guide to historic drinking dens.


French new towns

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Their complex heritage remains largely unknown.


History of conservation areas

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First pioneered in the USA and then France.


Historic Cities

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A masterly survey of urban conservation issues.


Nová Dubnica

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Socialist realism in a post-war Czechoslovak new town.


Post-war new towns in Germany

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Housing 12 million displaced people.


Old Buildings, New Architecture

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The work of Richard Griffiths.


Boom cities

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Architect-planners and 60s urban renewal.


War memorials

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The custom of commemorating the fallen is relatively new.


Authentic reconstruction

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Authenticity, architecture and the built environment. Book review.


PAS 2035

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Retrofitting homes for energy efficiency.


The World Recast

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70 buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly. Book review.


An early stressed-skin structure

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Conserving the iron roof at the Albert Dock.


William the Conqueror

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The Dukes of Normandy and the second world war.


Monuments, walls and metalwork

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Conserving structures in historic designed landscapes.


The New Tenement

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Residences in the inner city since 1970. Book review.