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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. 100 Sustainable Scottish Buildings.
  2. 10,000 years of settlement on the Isle of Man.
  3. After the Fire: London churches in the age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and Gibbs.
  4. Appeals against urgent works notices.
  5. Are works to listed buildings demolition or alteration?
  6. Armitage Rigby.
  7. Britain's Lost Churches.
  8. Britain's historic paving.
  9. Bromley Hall evolution
  10. BS 7913: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings.
  11. Building archaeology and conservation.
  12. Capacity-building grants support management of the historic environment.
  13. Car parking in conservation areas.
  14. Castle Rushen Quarterdeck.
  15. Cautions or formal warnings in relation to potential listed building offences in England and Wales
  16. Charging for Listed Building Consent pre-application advice
  17. Charging for Listed Building Consent pre-application advice part 2
  18. Chester, conservation as positive action.
  19. Chinese renaissance architecture in China and Hong Kong.
  20. Civic Amenities Act.
  21. Coal holes, pavement lights, kerbs and utilities and wood-block paving.
  22. Community engagement in conservation.
  23. Compulsory purchase orders for listed buildings.
  24. Congestion in historic cities.
  25. Conservation areas and protecting open space.
  26. Conservation as action and reaction.
  27. Conservation in Chester.
  28. Conservation in the heritage cities of Venice and Liverpool.
  29. Conservation of the historic environment
  30. Conservation officers in historic towns.
  31. Conservation practice survey 2016
  32. Conservative surgery in Edinburgh.
  33. Conserving Cornish harbours.
  34. Conserving Ruchill Hospital water tower.
  35. Decision support for energy improvements
  36. Dudley townscape heritage initiative.
  37. Education, training and standards for 21st century conservation professionals.
  38. Energy Efficiency and Comfort of Historic Buildings.
  39. Energy efficiency for the National Trust.
  40. Energy efficiency of traditional buildings.
  41. Energy-related retrofits of buildings and urban areas, a comparison between Germany and the UK.
  42. Finding stone to conserve historic buildings.
  43. Fitness for purpose in listing considerations.
  44. Floors of the great medieval churches.
  45. Floorscape in art and design.
  46. Forced entry to listed buildings
  47. French drain.
  48. Gardens Trust.
  49. Gustavo Giovannoni on planning in historic towns.
  50. Glossary of paving terms.
  51. Harrogate in 1988.
  52. Heritage, Conservation and Communities.
  53. Heritage perspectives on infrastructure.
  54. Historic England's charged-for services for listing certainty and pre-application planning conversations.
  55. Historic Environment Service Provider Recognition
  56. How to make conservation areas work.
  57. How to deal with retrofit risks.
  58. Howell Killick Partridge and Amis.
  59. IHBC articles
  60. IHBContext144
  61. IHBC Listed Buildings Prosecutions Database
  62. IHBC responds to conservation critique.
  63. IHBC response to revised NPPF.
  64. IHBC warn government on retrofitting older homes
  65. Implementing the Heritage Protection Reforms.
  66. Integrating conservation in multi-disciplinary consultancies.
  67. Is conservation area policy fit for purpose 50 years on.
  68. Landscapes of human exploitation.
  69. Large-scale murals.
  70. Liveable Yangon: for whom?
  71. Local authority conservation specialists jobs market 2014
  72. Loss of senior conservation staff and posts in England March 2010 to April 2011
  73. Malvern station, priory and other buildings.
  74. Manor Farmhouse listed building prosecution.
  75. Mr Barry's War.
  76. Negotiating skills for conservation professionals
  77. Nudge theory in relation to historic environment conservation
  78. Penarth Alabaster
  79. Photographing Historic Buildings.
  80. Planning authority duty to provide specialist conservation advice
  81. Planning for sustainable historic places.
  82. Planning related applications for judicial review.
  83. Practical Building Conservation: Earth, Brick and Terracotta.
  84. Private rented sector regulations and traditional buildings.
  85. Presenting to design review panels.
  86. Rebuilding and reconciliation in Homs.
  87. Reconciling conservation and sustainable development.
  88. Recording old industrial sites.
  89. Restoring Charles Drake's concrete house.
  90. Restoring Clitheroe Pinnacle.
  91. Restoring Kew’s Temperate House
  92. Restoring Singapore shophouses
  93. Retrofit measures for historic buildings and cities.
  94. Richard Norman Shaw and the construction of Albert Hall Mansions.
  95. Saltaire.
  96. Scotland's Homes Fit for Heroes.
  97. Small vernacular agricultural buildings in Wales.
  98. Sourcing stone to repair Exeter Cathedral.
  99. Space, Hope and Brutalism.
  100. St James's Priory, Bristol.
  101. Stone consolidants.
  102. Summary of appeals at October 2014 under S.55 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.
  103. Tax Relief for Heritage: Lessons from abroad.
  104. Tecton structures at Dudley Zoo.
  105. The architecture of the Isle of Man.
  106. The conservation challenge facing Ireland’s industrial heritage.
  107. The conservation of historic transport infrastructure.
  108. The Country House: material culture and consumption.
  109. The creative re-use of historic prisons.
  110. The Each Home Counts report and traditional buildings.
  111. The green belt and historic buildings.
  112. The history of conservation areas.
  113. The history of listed buildings.
  114. The Hong Kong shophouse
  115. The Institute of Historic Building Conservation
  116. The King’s School, Worcester.
  117. The landscapes of Cambridge.
  118. The TT races and the landscape.
  119. The work of Delyn Borough Council in rehabilitating Greenfield Valley Heritage Park.
  120. Thermography for traditional buildings.
  121. Towns and cities in history.
  122. Traditional construction materials on the Isle of Man.
  123. Traditional Homes of the South Downs National Park: an introduction.
  124. Understanding dampness.
  125. Understanding the performance of solid walls.
  126. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability.
  127. Urgent works in advance of a listed building consent
  128. Use of direct action in heritage enforcement cases in England
  129. Use of injunctions in heritage cases in England and Wales
  130. Use of railway carriages as holiday homes and permanent housing
  131. Valuing historic places
  132. VAT Policy for historic buildings.
  133. Violet Pinwill, woodcarver.
  134. Wall insulation and moisture risk.
  135. What data should be incorporated into Historic Environment Records.
  136. What makes a heritage-at-risk officer.
  137. Wimpole Gothic Tower conservation.
  138. Worcester timber buildings and the Commandery.
  139. Worcester’s Georgian churches.
  140. Worcester sculptor William Forsyth.

--Institute of Historic Building Conservation