153 – March 2018
The Isle of Man

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CHARLES MYNORS – All change for planning and historic environment law

Building conservation matters in the Isle of Man

EDMUND SOUTHWORTH – 10,000 years of settlement

PATRICIA TUTT – From blackhouse to Baillie Scott

PATRICIA TUTT – A pattern of building

CATRIONA MACKIE – The island in context

CATRIONA MACKIE – Island of architecture

MATTHEW RICHARDSON – The TT Races and the landscape

ASHLEY PETTIT – Celebrating the Sea Terminal Building

STEVE BLACKFORD – Bringing Peggy home

STEVE BLACKFORD – A new view of the Quarterdeck

PETER KELLY – Armitage Rigby, the overlooked architect

SANDRA MANLEY – Saving St James’s Priory

ROB LENNOX – Parallel professions: archaeology and conservation

152 – November 2017
Floorscape

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Listing’s 70th anniversary – DEBORAH MAYS

FLOORSCAPE – The heritage at our feet

Britain’s historic paving – RICHARD GUISE, DAVID HARRISON and ROBERT HUXFORD

Floors of the great medieval churches – DAVID HARRISON

Iron, glass and wood underfoot – ROB COWAN

Bath Abbey’s geothermal floor – DAISY NELSON and SARAH RICHARDSON

A glossary of paving –  A selection of entries from the forthcoming The Dictionary of Urbanism by Rob Cowan

Gustavo Giovannoni on planning in historic towns – MARC PIQUÉ i GASCÓN

Violet Pinwill, woodcarver – GRANT ELLIOTT

151 – September 2017
Annual School – Manchester 2017
Historic transport infrastructure:
the backbone of civilisation

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IHBC ANNUAL SCHOOL 2017

Sinews of the historic city

THURSDAY TOURS 

FRIDAY DAY SCHOOL
Style, quality and civic pride – Keynote speaker: Catherine Dewar, Historic England
Regenerating historic ports – Peter de Figueiredo
Managing the canal heritage – Nigel Crowe

Historic railway structures – Simon Bradley
Modern railways and their heritage – William Filmer-Sankey

Developing road and pedestrian infrastructure – Richard Brook
Green, connected cities – David Rudlin

Between land and sky – Kate Martyn and Victoria Perry
The impact of air development – Christina Petrides

Gus Astley and Marsh Awards

SATURDAY TOURS

 

150 – July 2017
Conservation and Urbanism

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149 – May 2017
Green Retrofit

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LEGAL BRIEFING – Reconciling infrastructure and heritage

JOHN EDWARDS, guest commissioning editor – The retrofit process

JOHN PRESTON – The government, the industry and green retrofit

JOHN EDWARDS & PETER WARD – Understanding dampness

JO ATKINSON – Thermography for traditional buildings

PETER COX – A world perspective on retrofit

CARSTEN HERMANN – Improving the energy performance of historic buildings and urban areas

COLIN KING – How to deal with retrofit risks

CAROLINE RYE & CAMERON SCOTT – Understanding the performance of solid walls

PAUL SOUTHALL – Energy efficiency for the National Trust

DAVID LAMBERT – The Gardens Trust

DENIS RODWELL – The Romani palaces of Soroca

SUN PEIFANG – Hangzhou’s old and new heritages

CYLLENE GRIFFITHS – A pigsty’s hidden history