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Historic Buildings

We round-up articles that explore a range of restoration, refurbishment and maintenance issues in relation to historic buildings.

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Last amended on 08 September 2017

The doors to some of England’s most interesting and unique buildings - including the Old Post Office, home to NBS - are being thrown open as part of the annual Heritage Open Days festival.

14 September 2016 | by

John Hill explores a century's worth of 'signficant' buildings in 100 Years 100 Buildings.

11 February 2016 | by

In the final part of our series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' and look at a range of different materials, innovative designs, and unique approaches to community that just might be part of a wider solution.

04 February 2016 | by

In the first of a two part series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' We look at alternatives to the traditional home. This time we explore a range of different materials.

27 August 2015 | by

The doors to some of England’s most interesting and unique buildings are set to be thrown open next month as part of the annual Heritage Open Days festival.

08 July 2015 | by

Buckingham Palace's 775 rooms have seen better days. We outline a list of construction problems but who will foot the £150m bill and will Her Majesty need to move out during the works?

25 June 2015 | by

A report has set out possible options for the restoration of the Palace of Westminster at significant cost to the taxpayer. We explore some of the options.

01 June 2012 | by

In the first of a two part series Emma Humphrey shares her experience as a budding building detective.

01 June 2012 | by

The concluding part of a two part series where Emma Humphrey turns building detective.

01 June 2010 | by

Peter Barker, Senior Consultant at Chiltern International Fire, outlines the issues and offers practical advice on managing the fire risk in historic buildings.

01 May 2008 | by

We explore different types of thatch and how to mittigate some of the risks around its use on a construction project.

31 January 2007 | by

Adrian Cave explores a range of factors to be considered when attempting to make historic buildings inclusive.

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