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Specializes in practical books on building conservation, preservation and heritage. Also publishes the Journal of Architectural Conservation: abstracts online.
Aims to preserve and reconstruct ancient wooden buildings, involving business and educational partners from eight European countries. News, projects, personnel.
Online resource for restoration and preservation of historic homes and buildings, including listings of suppliers and organizations, articles, message postings, reference sections.
Old House Journal
Online magazine. Preservation advice for owners of old homes, restoration directory, products, classifieds, bulletin boards.
Restoration Trades Exchange
An online business exchange for the building restoration field in America, featuring directories, job listings, trade forums, regional information.
Restoration of Ancient Monuments in the Mediterranean
A collaborative project by Mediterranean countries providing detailed documentation of restorations performed on ancient monuments along with data on legislation, funding, training and scholarships.
European Heritage Network
The Council of Europe offers a databank on official heritage policies, and a heritage portal.
Offers courses and consulting in historic preservation, decorative painting, and traditional building techniques. Avignon, France.
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
The U.S. National Park Service provides searchable databases on training, materials, job opportunities, conferences, funding and its grants and projects.
Pond Lily Mill Restorations
Ted Hazen supplies extensive, illustrated information on the history and technology of flour milling in America, and the restoration of watermills, with bibliography.
The Slate Roof Quarterly
A free newsletter about the slate roofing industry directed at roofing contractors, architects, roofing materials suppliers, and owners of buildings with slate roofs.
Cathedral Communications provides a directory of building conservation companies, courses and organizations, mainly in the United Kingdom. Also on-line articles and events listing.
The Conservation Glossary
Architectural, building and conservation terms explained by Neil Grieve of The Centre for Conservation and Urban Studies, University of Dundee.
Riwaq - Centre for Architectural Conservation
Aims to safeguard Palestinian heritage. Projects, including a national register, publications, on-line exhibition of Palestinian tiles.
Masonry Conservation Research Group
In the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen describes its research into building stone decay, conservation and historic preservation.
Preserve and Protect
A not-for-profit corporation providing space on the web for historic preservation and environmental protection organizations.
Cultural Heritage Search Engine
A directory of sites related to the conservation of cultural heritage - the natural and urban landscape.Â English and Italian. Â
Architect Sergio TinÃ¨ uses his experience of conserving historic buildings in the island of Ortygia to propose a code of professional practice for urban conservation.
Cultural Heritage Charters and Standards
A review of the principal UNESCO and ICOMOS charters and standards for the preservation of cultural heritage by J.K. Gillon.
Umbrella and portal for interrelated sites intended to help meet needs of the US preservation community. Sections include education and training, partnerships, networking, trades, resources.
School of the Building Arts
In historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States offers educational programs and discussion in the field of preservation.
Saving The East's Architectural Heritage
Series by Lindsay Percival-Straunik on the challenges of preserving the rich architectural heritage of Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. From Radio Free Europe.
USGS National Geologic Lexicon Database
Find out about US stone names here.
Historic Buildings and Structures
An annotated list describing preservation programs developed by the United States National Park Service. Includes both public and professional sections, with links to each program.
Independent organization of friends and alumni of the Columbia University Historic Preservation Program.
College Town Issues
Information on the importance of perserving neighborhoods adjacent to campuses in U.S. college towns.
Resources and research tools for historic preservation and cultural resource management in the US. Lists preservation organizations, programs, historic property for sale, news and events.
Heritage Preservation Services
The US National Park Service provides illustrated guidelines for rehabilitating historic properties, preservation briefs, information on tax incentives and a catalog of its publications.
Walk Through Historic Buildings
The US National Park Service provides this quick guide to identifying the visual character of a historic building, to be aware of what is important to preserve. Includes a quiz.
Introduction to the architectural history of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and its preservation, from Municipal Department for Preservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings and Sites.
Cornell University's resource for US preservationists includes listings of job opportunities and conferences, along with a directory of web-sites related to historic preservation.