New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Rice’s Architectural Primer by Matthew Rice – a review.

Posted June 5th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Click to view this title on Amazon Architecture for Beginners! For someone who is fascinated by historic buildings, I know very little of the many architectural eras and correct terminology! There are plenty of guides to historic architecture out there, such as the Pevsner ...

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Pevsner Architectural Guides, Birmingham by Andy Foster – a review.

Posted April 6th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Click the image to go to Amazon If you are interested in the Buildings of Birmingham then the Pevsner Architectural Guide to Birmingham by Andy Foster is THE book you need. I’ve already bought two – one to give to a friend.  I sometimes ...

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Birmingham’s Retort House to become a base for homeless people.

Posted September 28th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Gas Retort House, image from wikipedia. Earlier this month the homeless charity Crisis reported that they have secured a two million pound investment from the Department of Communities and Local Government to help turn the Grade II* former Retort House in Gas Street ...

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