How the V&A was built on paper

Issue No. 55


July 2017

A sense of place

Duncan McCallum on the continuing significance of conservation area designation since 1967

Saving the workshop of the world

Joe Holyoak looks back at half a century of the Birmingham and West Midlands Group

How the V&A was made

Olivia Horsfall Turner explores this year's display devoted to the original designs for the museum

Living Victorians: The Florrie

Jonathan Brown opens a new series on restored Victorian landmark buildings with the Florence Institute, Liverpool

House notes

Moses Jenkins answers questions about stone masonry repairs

Casework report

A survey of recent cases tackled by the Society, from fighting the proposed demolition of the fire-damaged parts of Newsome Mills to the spot-listing of George & Yeates's Foxcombe Hall

Book reviews

Emily Meynell Ingram of Temple Newsam, Railway Sheds, Industrial Buildings and a fresh look at the Radical Suburb: Bedford Park

News & views

From the UN's resolution on heritage protection in warzones, to the re-opening of Emery Walker's house, and the launch of the Fox Talbot catalogue online

Call for nominations: The 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings campaign

Harriet Lawrence invites you to nominate threatened Victorian and Edwardian buildings for inclusion in the 2017 Top 10 campaign

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