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02/12/2019

Two young architecture graduates have jointly won the SPAB's prestigious ‘new design in historic contexts’ prize, the Philip Webb Award, for their separate schemes proving that with imagination and sensitivity you don’t need to demolish historic buildings.

12/11/2019

Embroidery artist Niamh Wimperis was given our ‘Sketching with Thread’ workshop earlier this year as a gift. We asked her to share her experience.

06/11/2019

For the first time, we are recruiting for millwright applicant on our crafts Fellowship for 2020. We asked 2009 SPAB Fellow Karl Grevatt to share his experience of moving from carpentry into millwrighting.

05/11/2019

Much of this early 14th-century castle is still standing untouched since its abandonment in the 15th century. It is now in very poor condition, with parts which are alarmingly unsafe and overgrown.

31/10/2019

To celebrate 30 years of our prestigious John Betjeman Award in 2020, we are extending the competition beyond England and Wales, to include faith buildings across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. 

29/10/2019

The Gloria and Marco (GeM) Award is a three-month scholarship set up in memory of Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi, two young and talented Italian architects who tragically died in the fire at Grenfell Tower. Architect Giulia Pannocchia, the first GeM scholar, updates us on the impact of the Award on her career so far. 

25/10/2019

For Halloween, we searched our records for people pictured in our some early photographs.

22/10/2019

In October we gathered a group of volunteers to carry out emergency works to a sadly neglected, but historically important cottage.

21/10/2019

Rex Wailes was the leading advocate of historic mills within the SPAB in the 1920s. His important personal collection of notes, correspondence, photographs and drawings are being conserved by the Mills Archive Trust. 

10/10/2019

2019 SPAB Scholar Bethan Watson describes a highlight of her Scholarship year so far.