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This is a list of articles on Conservation Wiki (part of Designing Buildings Wiki) that were created by The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).


  1. Alterations to listed buildings guidance note. January 2021.
  2. Conservation Engineering: a collection of casework, Volume 1. January 2021.
  3. The Co-op: horse and cart to hypermarket. January 2021.
  4. CPP APPG holds first public inquiry. January 2021.
  5. The changing face of the English pub. January 2021.
  6. Industrial Heritage Protection and Redevelopment. December 2020
  7. Incredible Edible Todmorden. December 2020
  8. Significance and heritage protection at Cambridge Market. December 2020
  9. Cambridge market. December 2020
  10. The Pattern of Traditional Roofing. November 2020
  11. Hull. November 2020
  12. The decline and revival of food markets. November 2020
  13. Traditional buildings health check - pilot project review. November 2020
  14. CIAT shares IHBC research into LA conservation service capacity. November 2020.
  15. Negotiating listed building consent. November 2020
  16. Technical Paper 32 – A Data Driven Approach to Understanding Historic Mortars in Scotland. November 2020
  17. The Walled City Lighting Project. November 2020
  18. Repairing historic buildings. November 2020
  19. Productive placemaking. November 2020
  20. Local Authority Conservation Staffing Resources in England 2020. October 2020
  21. 2020 Vision: Planning in a post-COVID world. October 2020
  22. Astley Castle. October 2020
  23. Heritage at risk register 2020. October 2020
  24. Characterising and capturing the diversity of place. October 2020
  25. Digital techniques for heritage restoration. October 2020
  26. DCMS Culture Secretary comments on HM Government position on contested heritage. October 2020.
  27. Protecting cultural heritage during armed conflict. October 2020
  28. Earthquakes and the seismic strengthening of churches. September 2020
  29. Preparing traditional buildings for climate change. September 2020.
  30. Skara Brae and Scotland's dynamic coast. September 2020.
  31. Heritage risk management strategies in the EU. September 2020.
  32. New UK Conservation, People and Places APPG launches. September 2020.
  33. IHBC CREATIVE Conservation Fund. September 2020.
  34. The Manor House, Bracondale. August 2020
  35. The Scots reed thatching tradition. August 2020
  36. Herbert Rowse. August 2020
  37. The repair and restoration of Manchester Town Hall. August 2020
  38. Building Construction in Britain from 600AD to 1890. August 2020
  39. Repairing the Hamilton Monument. August 2020
  40. Kempe: the life, art and legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe. August 2020
  41. Birkenhead. August 2020
  42. Modernist Architecture: international concepts come to Britain. August 2020
  43. Conserving Burns Monument. August 2020
  44. Living Buildings. Architectural Conservation: philosophy, principles and practice. July 2020
  45. Curated decay. July 2020
  46. Assessing moisture in porous building materials. July 2020
  47. Restoration Stories: patina and paint in old London houses. July 2020
  48. London Borough of Enfield's heritage strategy. July 2020
  49. Walled kitchen gardens of the Isle of Wight. July 2020
  50. A heritage partnership agreement for King's Cross Station. July 2020
  51. IHBC and ALGAO sign Memorandum of Understanding. June 2020.
  52. Art Deco Britain: buildings of the interwar years. June 2020
  53. Ireland's climate change sectoral adaptation plan. June 2020
  54. Securing Urban Heritage: agents, access, and securitization. June 2020
  55. The role of architectural conservation officers in the Republic of Ireland, 2000-2020. June 2020
  56. No Little Plans: How government built America's wealth and infrastructure. June 2020
  57. Conservation and the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. June 2020
  58. Modernist Estates - Europe: the buildings and the people who live in them today. June 2020
  59. Restoration v repair. June 2020
  60. British Embassies: Their diplomatic and architectural history. May 2020
  61. The Buildings of Ireland. May 2020
  62. Bandstands: pavilions for music, entertainment, and leisure. May 2020
  63. 14 Henrietta Street Museum. May 2020
  64. Retrofit and traditional approaches to comfort. May 2020
  65. Making Dystopia. May 2020
  66. The development of Irish building conservation. May 2020
  67. Lewes Neighbourhood Plan. May 2020
  68. Historic steel-framed windows. May 2020
  69. 100 years of the Bauhaus. May 2020
  70. FWB and Mary Charles Chartered Architects. May 2020
  71. The Stone Restoration Handbook. Apr 2020
  72. Milton Keynes. Apr 2020
  73. Harlow new town. Apr 2020
  74. Garden communities and the historic environment. Apr 2020
  75. Cities of the North. Apr 2020
  76. New towns heritage. Apr 2020
  77. French new towns. Mar 2020
  78. Listing of Sainsbury's supermarket in Camden Town. Mar 2020
  79. Post-war new towns in Germany. Mar 2020
  80. Cynical vandalism of a deserted medieval village in Withybrook. Feb 2020
  81. Bletchley Park restoration. Jan 2020
  82. Historical versus Modern: Identity through imitation. Jan 2020
  83. Sweeping building safety measures announced. Jan 2020
  84. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Jan 2020
  85. Can the heritage of Europe help to integrate the UK. Dec 2019
  86. Heritage value. Dec 2019
  87. Local Plan Route Mapper and toolkit. Dec 2019
  88. Marketing heritage assets. Dec 2019
  89. Methodology for moisture investigations in traditional buildings. Dec 2019
  90. Towards a radical eclecticism. Dec 2019
  91. A review of Scotland's historic lighthouses. Nov 2019
  92. Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs. Nov 2019
  93. French new towns. Nov 2019
  94. Historic Cities: issues in urban conservation. Nov 2019
  95. Impact of independent museums locally and nationally. Nov 2019
  96. JW Evans silverware factory. Nov 2019
  97. New architecture of Scotland’s west coast. Nov 2019
  98. Replacing lanterns and overthrows in Great Pulteney Street. Nov 2019
  99. Scotland’s new guide on managing climate-change risk to historic sites. Nov 2019
  100. Scottish government intervention in market-led regeneration. Nov 2019
  101. Socialist realism in a post-war Czechoslovak new town. Nov 2019
  102. Strategic urban design and the conservation team. Nov 2019
  103. The redevelopment of Leicester's sewerage system by Joseph Gordon. Nov 2019
  104. United Free Church of Scotland: Design for Manses in the Highland Districts. Nov 2019
  105. Engaging communities in our Highlands and Islands. Oct 2019
  106. Inspiring creativity in heritage and the creative industries. Oct 2019
  107. Lord Leverhulme on Lewis and Harris. Oct 2019
  108. Orkney gables. Oct 2019
  109. Researching the history of Fountaine Hospital Almshouse. Oct 2019
  110. Re-thatching a Hebridean blackhouse. Oct 2019
  111. Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings. Oct 2019
  112. Southwark Council's programme of rooftop housing development. Oct 2019
  113. Unlocking the Church: the lost secrets of Victorian sacred space. Oct 2019
  114. 6 Burlington Gardens. Sep 2019
  115. Boom Cities: architect-planners and the politics of urban renewal in 1960s Britain. Sep 2019
  116. Caithness Broch Project. Sep 2019
  117. Conservation in the Highlands and Islands. Sep 2019
  118. Heritage case studies from Scotland. Sep 2019
  119. Historic high streets to receive £95m boost. Sep 2019
  120. Old Buildings, New Architecture. Sep 2019
  121. PAS 2035. Sep 2019
  122. Prefab bungalows. Sep 2019
  123. The challenges and opportunities of conservation in the Highlands and Islands. Sep 2019
  124. The iron roof at the Albert Dock. Sep 2019
  125. The Livery Halls of the City of London. Sep 2019
  126. The Victorian Society's Top 10 Endangered buildings 2019. Sep 2019
  127. The World Recast: 70 buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly. Sep 2019
  128. War memorials. Sep 2019
  129. Caring for war memorials. Aug 2019
  130. Characterising Neighbourhoods: exploring local assets of community significance. Aug 2019
  131. Conservation of Architectural Ironwork. Aug 2019
  132. Conserving Europeanness. Aug 2019
  133. Fountaine Hospital Almshouse. Aug 2019
  134. Opening up at Covent Garden. Aug 2019
  135. The British Mosque: an architectural and social history. Aug 2019
  136. Visby as a historic urban landscape. Aug 2019
  137. A Steeplejack's View of Life. Jul 2019
  138. An art deco cinema on wartime Orkney. Jul 2019
  139. Brexit and UK research into cultural heritage. Jul 2019
  140. Conserving structures in historic designed landscapes. Jul 2019
  141. Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust. Jul 2019
  142. Harmonising heritage in the Nordic countries. Jul 2019
  143. Municipal Dreams: the rise and fall of council housing. Jul 2019
  144. Post-war rebuilding. Jul 2019
  145. Royal Ordnance Factories. Jul 2019
  146. Seashaken Houses: A lighthouse history from Eddystone to Fastnet. Jul 2019
  147. Second world war heritage at sea. Jul 2019
  148. The Dukes of Normandy and the second world war. Jul 2019
  149. The New Tenement: residences in the inner city since 1970. Jul 2019
  150. Waterfronts Revisited: European ports in a historic and global perspective. Jul 2019
  151. 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards. Jun 2019
  152. Hardy Plants and Plantings for Repton and Late Georgian Gardens (1780-1820). Jun 2019
  153. Heritage and Brexit. Jun 2019
  154. Heritage protection in Ireland. Jun 2019
  155. International heritage policy. Jun 2019
  156. New Design for Old Buildings. Jun 2019
  157. Conservation in action at the Engine Shed. May 2019
  158. Conserving and managing historic designed landscapes. May 2019
  159. Dorchester on Thames neighbourhood development plan. May 2019
  160. Durham Cathedral's Open Treasure project. May 2019
  161. England's Railway Heritage from the Air. May 2019
  162. Our Town Hall, Manchester. May 2019
  163. Shared heritage from a social perspective. May 2019
  164. Shared space: people, traffic and historic townscape. May 2019
  165. Sharing local authority conservation services. May 2019
  166. Technology in the Country House. May 2019
  167. The Story of Kensington Palace. May 2019
  168. Titanic Quarter. May 2019
  169. Value in the view: conserving historic urban views. May 2019
  170. Future of seaside towns. Apr 2019
  171. Notre Dame, a conservation perspective. Apr 2019
  172. Chapels of England: buildings of protestant nonconformity. Mar 2019
  173. Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland. Mar 2019
  174. Crittall metal windows. Mar 2019
  175. Culture: Urban Future. Mar 2019
  176. Port Sunlight's local listed building order. Mar 2019
  177. The benefits of investing in heritage at risk. Mar 2019
  178. The Devetaki Project. Mar 2019
  179. Conservation, climbing and graffiti. Feb 2019
  180. Walking interviews. Feb 2019
  181. Working with volunteers to care for heritage. Feb 2019
  182. Alternative futures for heritage. Jan 2019
  183. Building a Crossing Tower: a design for Rouen Cathedral of 1516. Jan 2019
  184. The Past and Future City. Jan 2019
  185. Sourcing stone to repair Exeter Cathedral. Sept 2018
  186. An ethnographic approach to conservation. Dec 2018
  187. Douglas Sea Terminal Building. Dec 2018
  188. Impact of heritage sector local authority funding cuts in south west England. Dec 2018
  189. Restoring the Palace of Westminster's ventilation system. Dec 2018
  190. The 18th century schooner Peggy. Dec 2018
  191. The Great Barn of 1425-27 at Harmondsworth, Middlesex. Dec 2018
  192. Hot-mixed mortars: the new lime revival. Nov 2018
  193. Inspecting historic fibrous plaster ceilings. Nov 2018
  194. The lost house revisited. Nov 2018
  195. Town and Country Planning Act 1968. Nov 2018
  196. Making Magnificence: architects, stuccatori and the eighteenth-century interior. Oct 2018
  197. Mortar analysis for specifiers. Oct 2018
  198. Stone consolidants. Oct 2018
  199. 100 Sustainable Scottish Buildings. Sep 2018
  200. Are works to listed buildings demolition or alteration?. Sep 2018
  201. Finding stone to conserve historic buildings. Sep 2018
  202. Armitage Rigby. Aug 2018
  203. Building archaeology and conservation. Aug 2018
  204. Castle Rushen Quarterdeck. Aug 2018
  205. Conservation in the heritage cities of Venice and Liverpool. Aug 2018
  206. IHBC response to revised NPPF. Jul 2018
  207. St James's Priory, Bristol. Jul 2018
  208. The architecture of the Isle of Man. Jul 2018
  209. The TT races and the landscape. Jul 2018
  210. Traditional construction materials on the Isle of Man. Jul 2018
  211. 10,000 years of settlement on the Isle of Man. Jun 2018
  212. Floorscape in art and design. Jun 2018
  213. Practical Building Conservation: Earth, Brick and Terracotta. Jun 2018
  214. Private rented sector regulations and traditional buildings. Jun 2018
  215. Violet Pinwill, woodcarver. Jun 2018
  216. Glossary of paving terms. May 2018
  217. Gustavo Giovannoni on planning in historic towns. May 2018
  218. Howell Killick Partridge and Amis. May 2018
  219. Penarth Alabaster. May 2018
  220. Coal holes, pavement lights, kerbs and utilities and wood-block paving. Apr 2018
  221. Floors of the great medieval churches. Apr 2018
  222. IHBC responds to conservation critique. Apr 2018
  223. Photographing Historic Buildings. Apr 2018
  224. Britain's historic paving. Mar 2018
  225. Britain's Lost Churches. Mar 2018
  226. Heritage, Conservation and Communities. Mar 2018
  227. The history of listed buildings. Mar 2018
  228. Congestion in historic cities. Feb 2018
  229. The conservation of historic transport infrastructure. Feb 2018
  230. The landscapes of Cambridge. Feb 2018
  231. Traditional Homes of the South Downs National Park: an introduction. Feb 2018
  232. Energy Efficiency and Comfort of Historic Buildings. Jan 2018
  233. The Country House: material culture and consumption. Jan 2018
  234. Towns and cities in history. Jan 2018
  235. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability. Jan 2018
  236. What makes a heritage-at-risk officer. Jan 2018
  237. Conservative surgery in Edinburgh. Dec 2017
  238. Rebuilding and reconciliation in Homs. Dec 2017
  239. The creative re-use of historic prisons. Dec 2017
  240. Conserving Ruchill Hospital water tower. Nov 2017
  241. IHBC warn government on retrofitting older homes. Nov 2017
  242. Liveable Yangon: for whom?. Nov 2017
  243. Reconciling conservation and sustainable development. Nov 2017
  244. The green belt and historic buildings. Nov 2017
  245. Car parking in conservation areas. Oct 2017
  246. Conservation as action and reaction. Oct 2017
  247. Planning for sustainable historic places. Oct 2017
  248. Small vernacular agricultural buildings in Wales. Oct 2017
  249. Space, Hope and Brutalism. Oct 2017
  250. Wimpole Gothic Tower conservation. Oct 2017
  251. Gardens Trust. Sep 2017
  252. Thermography for traditional buildings. Sep 2017
  253. Understanding the performance of solid walls. Sep 2017
  254. Energy efficiency for the National Trust. Aug 2017
  255. Energy-related retrofits of buildings and urban areas, a comparison between Germany and the UK. Aug 2017
  256. How to deal with retrofit risks. Aug 2017
  257. Understanding dampness. Aug 2017
  258. Fitness for purpose in listing considerations. Jul 2017
  259. Harrogate in 1988. Jul 2017
  260. Mr Barry's War. Jul 2017
  261. Scotland's Homes Fit for Heroes. Jul 2017
  262. The Each Home Counts report and traditional buildings. Jul 2017
  263. Capacity-building grants support management of the historic environment. Jun 2017
  264. Community engagement in conservation. Jun 2017
  265. Conservation areas and protecting open space. Jun 2017
  266. How to make conservation areas work. Jun 2017
  267. Is conservation area policy fit for purpose 50 years on. Jun 2017
  268. Restoring Clitheroe Pinnacle. Jun 2017
  269. After the Fire: London churches in the age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and Gibbs. May 2017
  270. Chester, conservation as positive action. May 2017
  271. Civic Amenities Act. May 2017
  272. Compulsory purchase orders for listed buildings. May 2017
  273. Conservation in Chester. May 2017
  274. Conserving Cornish harbours. May 2017
  275. Education, training and standards for 21st century conservation professionals. May 2017
  276. Heritage perspectives on infrastructure. May 2017
  277. Integrating conservation in multi-disciplinary consultancies. May 2017
  278. Manor Farmhouse listed building prosecution. May 2017
  279. Recording old industrial sites. May 2017
  280. The history of conservation areas. May 2017
  281. The work of Delyn Borough Council in rehabilitating Greenfield Valley Heritage Park. May 2017
  282. Wall insulation and moisture risk. May 2017
  283. The conservation challenge facing Ireland’s industrial heritage. Mar 2017
  284. Energy efficiency of traditional buildings. Feb 2017
  285. IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2016. Dec 2016
  286. Large-scale murals. Dec 2016
  287. Dudley townscape heritage initiative. Oct 2016
  288. Historic England's charged-for services for listing certainty and pre-application planning conversations. Oct 2016
  289. Malvern station, priory and other buildings. Oct 2016
  290. Nudge theory in relation to historic environment conservation. Oct 2016
  291. Saltaire. Oct 2016
  292. Tecton structures at Dudley Zoo. Oct 2016
  293. The King’s School, Worcester. Oct 2016
  294. Worcester sculptor William Forsyth. Oct 2016
  295. Worcester timber buildings and the Commandery. Oct 2016
  296. Worcester’s Georgian churches. Oct 2016
  297. Bromley Hall evolution. Sep 2016
  298. BS 7913: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings. Sep 2016
  299. Conservation officers in historic towns. Sep 2016
  300. Landscapes of human exploitation. Sep 2016
  301. Restoring Charles Drake's concrete house. Sep 2016
  302. Restoring Singapore shophouses. Sep 2016
  303. Richard Norman Shaw and the construction of Albert Hall Mansions. Sep 2016
  304. Use of railway carriages as holiday homes and permanent housing. Sep 2016
  305. Chinese renaissance architecture in China and Hong Kong. Aug 2016
  306. Decision support for energy improvements. Aug 2016
  307. Implementing the Heritage Protection Reforms. Aug 2016
  308. Retrofit measures for historic buildings and cities. Aug 2016
  309. The Hong Kong shophouse. Aug 2016
  310. Milton Keynes 2050 vision. Jul 2016
  311. Appeals against urgent works notices. Jun 2016
  312. Cautions or formal warnings in relation to potential listed building offences in England and Wales. Jun 2016
  313. Charging for Listed Building Consent pre-application advice part 2. Jun 2016
  314. Charging for Listed Building Consent pre-application advice. Jun 2016
  315. Conservation practice survey 2016. Jun 2016
  316. Forced entry to listed buildings. Jun 2016
  317. French drain. Jun 2016
  318. Historic Environment Service Provider Recognition. Jun 2016
  319. IHBC Context 144. Jun 2016
  320. IHBC Listed Buildings Prosecutions Database. Jun 2016
  321. Local authority conservation specialists jobs market 2014. Jun 2016
  322. Loss of senior conservation staff and posts in England March 2010 to April 2011. Jun 2016
  323. Negotiating skills for conservation professionals. Jun 2016
  324. Planning authority duty to provide specialist conservation advice. Jun 2016
  325. Planning related applications for judicial review. Jun 2016
  326. Presenting to design review panels. Jun 2016
  327. Restoring Kew's Temperate House. Jun 2016
  328. Summary of appeals at October 2014 under S.55 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. Jun 2016
  329. Tax Relief for Heritage: Lessons from abroad. Jun 2016
  330. Urgent works in advance of a listed building consent. Jun 2016
  331. Use of direct action in heritage enforcement cases in England. Jun 2016
  332. Use of injunctions in heritage cases in England and Wales. Jun 2016
  333. Valuing historic places. Jun 2016
  334. VAT Policy for historic buildings. Jun 2016
  335. What data should be incorporated into Historic Environment Records. Jun 2016
  336. Conservation of the historic environment. Dec 2015
  337. IHBC articles.
  338. The Institute of Historic Building Conservation.

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