Book your free ticket here. Calcutta / Kolkata – erstwhile capital of British India, is considered to be a city worthy of world heritage status. With an abundance of nineteenth and early twentieth century buildings, an ambience, lifestyle and culture unique unto itself, Calcutta’s heritage consciousness is of relatively recent provenance, having found a voice only in […]
The Forum is working in partnership with the Hamish Ogston Foundation on a £4.5 million programme to train young people in heritage and craft skills and develop up to 20 practical conservation projects across the Commonwealth. It is the largest Commonwealth heritage project ever undertaken and will be launched in mid-May to mark H.M.The Queen’s […]
Digital technology such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, and aerial survey, are becoming increasingly common in the fields of architecture and allied fields of the built environment. Digital technology promises faster, more accurate ways to capture and represent historic building information.
Book your free ticket here. Camilla Nichol details our presence on Antarctica for the last two centuries and challenges posed to heritage in this extreme context. The last two centuries of human activity in Antarctica has seen a rapid evolution from discovery to exploitation; heroic exploration and a geopolitical arms race for sovereignty and today through international […]
Book a free ticket here. “Character” comprises a number of different elements that combine to create the overall significance and value of a building or place. This webinar will address character in the built environment, considering what contributes to character and how it might be assessed. Developing understanding of what is special about a place will […]
Book a free ticket here. Booking closes at 12:00 tomorrow.This talk, by Isatu Smith, will address Bunce Island's history including its phases of construction, uses and life on the island, and preservation efforts. Bunce Island is one of forty slave forts operated by Europeans along the West African coast. It was operated as the headquarter for British […]
Book a free ticket here. Booking closes at 12:00 on Thursday 18th February. The Temperate House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew forms part of the World Heritage Site and was recently magnificently restored. The Temperate House was restored in a five year programme of work led by Donald Insall Associates. Francis Maude, director, explains the […]
This talk looks at the unique histories of some of over fifty Vice-Regal Residences of the Crown across the Commonwealth. Book a free ticket here. Writer Jeffrey Hyland has recently published a new book that looks at the unique histories of over fifty Vice-Regal Residences of the Crown across the Commonwealth. All of these residences require […]