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CHS LINKS

The Construction History Society hopes that you may find some of these links interesting and useful;
 
Building Conservation Masterclasses
The programme of English Heritage Recognised Building Conservation Masterclasses (BCMs) at West Dean provides training in technical and practical skills in the repair and maintenance of historic structures. These intensive short courses have been designed by, and are delivered by, leading practitioners in the field of building conservation.
 

ASCHB The Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings.
 
 
SPAB. The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
http://www.spab.org.uk/
 
The Construction History Society of America
Our branch of the society in the USA. With interest in construction history growing in the United States an organizing committee was formed in May 2007. Since then an American Branch has been incorporated, a newsletter launched and an inaugural event was held in November 2008 and others are planned.
 
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation is a multi-disciplinary organisation and the principal professional body for building conservation practitioners and historic environment specialists working in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with connections to the Republic of Ireland. 


The Listed Property Owners Club
Information source for the owners of listed buildings in the UK.
 

CIOB (chartered Institute of Building)  
 Britannia Panopticon Music Hall,  113-117 Trongate,
 Glasgow       G1 5HD 
 Contact: Judith Bowers.      T+44 (0)141 553 0840  e mail:       britannia@glasgowmerchantcity.net
 
First International Congress on Construction History, Madrid. 
http://www.aq.upm.es/Instituciones/jherrera/construction-history/homepage.html

Second International  Congress on Construction History ,
Cambridge Tues 29 March - Sunday 2 April 2006
Third International Congress on Construction History,
Cottbus, Germany Wed 20th - Sun 24th May 2009
 
The Building Exploratory 
Cathedral Communications' Building Conservation site
http://www.buildingconservation.com/

 
The Carpenters Fellowship
 
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Courses in Historic Building Conservation
 
The Images of England project aims to create a 'point-in-time' photographic record of England's listed buildings as well as offering an introduction to the huge variety of listed buildings nationally.  Almost 180,000 images of listed buildings, taken for the project, along with the statutory list descriptions, can be viewed by visiting Images of England website.
 
The Twentieth Century Society
70 Cowcross Street
London  EC1M 6EJ
Tel 020 7250 3857
Fax 020 7251 8985
Registered Charity No. 1110244
 
Carpenters from Europe and Beyond
France's Ministry of Culture and Communication is pleased to share with you the success of its English website.
 
 
Building History

Building History is a free, online, collaborative project that encourages people from across the UK to share information about the history of their towns, roads and buildings.

The site acts a framework that allows those conducting family, town and building history research to collaborate with professional historians, academics, genealogists and people who simply want to record memories of how their towns have changed through time.
http://www.buildinghistory.org.uk/
 

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