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19/07/2019

The SPAB’s summer calendar only truly begins on the first day of our annual working party. This year the event took place in Boxley Abbey, near Maidstone in Kent.

04/07/2019

Matthew Slocombe, SPAB director is a practical person at heart, and that's why he's so excited about the Old House Project at an 'at risk' building in Kent.

01/07/2019

Since the 1950s we’ve offered an introduction to building conservation on our Repair of Old Buildings Course. Prajakta Deshpande writes about her experience in May

21/06/2019

SPAB Scholar Holly reports on benefits of a flexible approach to conservation at a Palladian villa in Northern Italy

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

For National Volunteers Week, we asked some of our volunteers to share their experiences. Earlier this year architect Pinelopi Antoniou volunteered at our offices with our education team. 

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

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. 

17/05/2019

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