Recommended Publications

Below is a list of publications which HTF recommends.  

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The Green Guide for Historic Buildings
The Green Guide for Historic Buildings
Published: April 2010
Not only is carbon invested in historic buildings but also ‘social and cultural energy’, according to the foreword written by HTF's Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Charles.  This practical book deals with every aspect of further enhancing the environmental performance of listed buildings and will be extremely useful to anyone working in the built environment. 
A Practical Guide to National Infrastructure Projects
Practical Guide to National Infrastructure Projects
Published: April 2010
This publication provides both promoters and objectors with a practical step by step explanation of the new regime, along with detailed guidance on the issues which typically arise in the development of major projects, such as environmental impact assessment, consultation and the management of objections.
Living Buildings Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Principles and Practice
Living Buildings Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Principles and Practice
Published: November 2008
Written to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Donald Insall’s multi-award winning architectural practice, this copiously and beautifully illustrated book begins with the assertion that ‘buildings are alive’. The buildings and their materials ‘speak eloquently of their local origin’ writes the author.
The Historic Environment: Policy and Practice
The Historic Environment: Policy and Practice
Published: January 2011
The Historic Environment: Policy & Practice is a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed journal published in print and online formats for all those who investigate, conserve and manage the historic environment.
Living in History
Living in History
Published: March 2011
A unique and breathtakeing study of the evolution of English house styles from Medieval and Tudor times up to the 1930s. It reveals the architectrural diversity fo each period thourgh the eyes and beautiful hand drawn prortraits of Eli Ofir. 
The Historic Environment: Policy and Practice
Knowing Your Place: Heritage and Community-Led Planning in the
Published: March 2011
This guidance focuses on the incorporation of local heritage within plans that rural communities are producing, reviewing or updating, and focuses particularly on parish plans and village design statements.
Living in History
Published: 2010
Plymouth was the most devastated city in England in the Second World War and was the only British city which renewed the whole of its city centre and institutions. The reconstructed city, which is important and representative of its time, is now over 50 years old and can legitimately be labelled an historic city.