Building Conservation – its meaning, understanding and implementation
A CIOB Technical Information Sheet that describes how to understand Building Conservation and how to apply good practice on conservation and heritage projects.Available electronically only and FREE to CIOB members.
In this Technical Information sheet, the fundamentals of the conservation of buildings are described using work examples and case studies to explain what’s involved in the overall process. Topics covered include inspection and analysis, project development, design, implementation and evaluation and it describes the competencies needed by those working in conservation. In addition, it looks at what’s involved in the daily care and management of traditional and protected buildings. Essentially, it focuses on not only technical issues but on how to understand and deal with heritage values.
It is authored by John Edward MA, DipBldgCons, CEnv, FCIOB, FRICS, IHBC, a leading expert on building conservation and heritage. He is also is a tutor for CIOB Academy courses and assessor for our conservation certification.
The Conservation Process
Maintenance & Management of Buildings
The Required Competencies