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20/06/2019

To mark International Women in Engineering day, we asked SPAB Scholar Aoife Murphy to write about her career so far and how she specialised in working with historic buildings.

 

30/05/2019

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. 

30/05/2019

The SPAB has a small, dedicated staff, but our work relies heavily on the help of volunteers. For National Volunteers Week, we asked some of our volunteers to share their experience. Earlier this year architect Pinelopi Antoniou volunteered at our offices with our education team. Here she explains how she got involved. 

29/05/2019

SPAB Scotland held a working party on the beautiful island of Lismore in the Inner Hebrides for a wonderful weekend of hands-on learning and lime burning.  

22/05/2019

The SPAB has a small, dedicated staff, but our work relies heavily on the help of volunteers. For National Volunteers Week, we decided to ask some volunteers to share their experiences. Gillian Goodridge has been an invaluable volunteer working with our archive since 2015. Here she explains how she got involved.  

17/05/2019

A few months into their conservation tour of the UKSPAB Scholar Bethan Watson describes being welcomed into the workshops of craftspeople

02/05/2019

May is a month full of celebrations, traditions and superstitions. We looked in our archive for some architectural examples.

12/04/2019

For World Heritage Day we’re exploring the international history of our Georgian HQ in Spitalfields, London – an area with a rich and complex past, home to successive groups of immigrants.

11/04/2019

In honour of April Fools’ Day earlier this month, we’ve looked through the SPAB archive to see which architectural follies the Society has been involved with.

04/04/2019

We concluded our spring lecture series on John Ruskin with a discussion about his enduring influence on Venice and were inspired to further explore the SPAB's early campaigning work in the city.