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The Building Conservation Directory 2013
The landmark 20th anniversary edition of The Building Conservation Directory is one of the most interesting and useful yet. Topics cover the conservation of structures and materials ranging from the Cutty Sark to corrugated iron, stained glass to fine timber carving. Just click on the picture above to view the digital edition.
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The term 'enabling development' generally applies to developments that would normally be considered detrimental to a site but which are deemed acceptable because they facilitate benefits that outweigh any harm. Typically this involves the generation of funds that will be used to conserve a heritage asset in urgent need of repair. Mark Challis sheds some light on a complex aspect of the planning system.
Specialist roofing consultant Terry Hughes looks at vernacular slate and stone roofs. His article, which is packed with useful illustrations, explains how to record them and gives an overview of typical vernacular details such as slate valley construction and lapping variations.
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