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Highfield Park Visitor Centre receives Commendation for St Albans Civic Society Awards 2018 in the Community Project Category

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This simple building for the Highfield Park Trust, built on the site of an old storage compound replaces and supplements facilities used in the original West Lodge nearby. lt now provides a vital hub and a more appropriate base for the Trust’s activities and as a venue for visitors, and local organisations.The generous entrance porch […]

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Sarah Khan talks to Primary School children about Tudor Architecture

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Passing our passion for Architecture to the New Generation! Our Practice Partner Sarah Khan visited Springfield Primary School to talk to year 4 students about how to recognise Tudor architecture and the different materials used at that time. She had a lovely time explaining Tudor Features to the children, with the help of local landmarks. […]

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Appletree farmhouse won the Hertfordshire Architects Association Awards 2018 for Building Conservation

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Appletree farmhouse has won the Hertfordshire Architects Association Awards 2018 for Building Conservation in the open category. This project comprised the sensitive and meticulous repair of a Grade II listed farmhouse on the edge of Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Works included careful repairs to roofs, brickwork and timber frames, and the successful use […]

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Sarah Khan’s talk ‘What you need to know about Listed Building Consent’ at RIBA Guerilla Tactics 13-14 Nov

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Sarah Khan presented ‘What you need to know about Listed Building Consent’ on CPD day at ‘Guerrilla Tactics 2018: Expanding Practice: Navigating the Architecture of Planning, Procurement and Property’, which took place at the RIBA on 13–14 November 2018. The talk was aimed at architects new to working with Listed Buildings. The talk began with […]

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Sarah Khan talks to RIBA about how to write a successful Heritage Statement

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The Heritage Statement is a standard requirement of planning applications involving heritage assets. Sarah Khan talks to RIBA about some key issues to consider when writing a Heritage stement for a succesful Listed Building Consent Application. The article can be read on RIBA’s website, it is also reproduced below. How to write a successful Heritage […]

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Sarah Khan’s article ‘Traditional, low-tech methods can improve comfort in old buildings’ is published in September RIBA Journal

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Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Showing external awnings on windows.

Our Partner Sarah Khan writes in the September RIBA Journal about her research into sustainability. The article focuses on some traditional methods, which can be re-introduced to improve comfort in traditional builidngs in a zero-carbon way. The article can be accessed from the RIBA Journal website. The article is also reproduced below: RIBA Intelligence/ Engery […]

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