Embroidery artist Niamh Wimperis was given our ‘Sketching with Thread’ workshop earlier this year as a gift. We asked her to share her experience.
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The Gloria and Marco Award Award is a three-month scholarship set up in memory of two talented Italian architects who died in the fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Giulia Pannocchia, the first Gloria e Marco scholar, reflects on her experience studying building conservation in the UK.
Stonemason Sean Henderson, carpenter and joiner Sam Matthams, stonemason Luke O’Hanlon, and bricklayer Matthew Wilson, are the latest recruits to the SPAB's Fellowship - a unique educational scheme designed to nurture and develop the hands-on skills needed to care for old buildings.
The SPAB Scholarship is a prestigious training scheme for young building professionals to gain practical building repair skills from the some of the UK’s most experienced craftspeople. Surveyor Daniel Shemming and architects Christian Montez, Holly Spilsbury and Bethan Watson have embarked on a programme of site, workshop and studio visits across the country.
By Lilian Tuohy Main
As we enter the third month of our conservation tour, a theme that continues to arise is the importance of observing before acting. A unifying trait of historic buildings is their numerous ‘unknowns’. It is this intangible mystery that often makes a place compelling.