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2015 Best Creative Re-use Award Presentation – Fairfield Shipyard Drawing Offices

Pat Cassidy receives on behalf of Govan Workspace the 2015 AIA Best Creative Re-use Award plaque for the conversion to business start-up spaces of Fairfield Shipyard Drawing Offices. This was

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Press attention for Clementhorpe Maltings Creative Re-use Award

Creative Re-use Award 2017: Clementhorpe Maltings The 2017 award was made to the Clementhorpe Maltings, York and announced at the Annual Conference at Moulton College, Northants. This maltings had been

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2015 Best Creative Re-use Award Presentation – Painswick

The Grave Diggers’ Hut The award for the best creative re-use of an industrial building is usually announced at the AIA’s annual conference but it can take sometime to organise

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AIA Award Winners 2017

Our awards scheme continues to flourish and to be recognised nationally – one often finds mention of it when looking up a particular project or book. We were delighted, as

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Shane Kelleher confirmed as Industrial Heritage Support Officer

AIA Council Member Shane Kelleher has recently been confirmed as the Industrial Heritage Support Officer (IHSO) for England. Shane had previously been on secondment as IHSO from his role as

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AIA Spring Tour 2018 – Early information available

Saxony 14th – 20th May 2018 We are planning a tour to Saxony probably taking in Dresden, Leipzig, the metal mining region of Erzgebirge, the brown coal area of Lusatia,

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VI International Congress of Railways History – Call for papers extended Call for papers is extended until 4th August Contact:  

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HistBEKE – Help prepare an agenda for built heritage that works for everyone

The University of Liverpool’s recently launched HistBEKE project is funded by Historic England, and has been set up to try and help everyone who works with the historic built environment

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Queen Street Mill entered for Europa Nostra 7 Most Endangered Sites 2018

The Association for Industrial Archaeology has been working with local experts to draw up a nomination for Queen Street Mill in Burnley, the world’s last surviving cotton weaving mill still

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2017 AIA Conference

South East Midlands Conference, 25th – 30th August 2017 This year’s conference will be held at Moulton College to the north of Northampton. The Association’s conference this year, which is