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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 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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Appletree farmhouse Highly Commended at Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards 2018

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Appletree farmhouse has been Highly Commended at the Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards in the Retrofit for the Future category. The awards ceremony took place at Knebworth house on the evening of 4th October 2018. Judge’s comments: ‘A masterclass in striking an appropriate balance between preserving the historic aspects of a building, whilst creating a modern […]

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Walks and talks: Looking for the medieval St Leonard’s

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Archaeological investigations at St Leonards

Our Practice Partner, Sarah Khan is leading a tour of St Leonards, Shoreditch on 5th of October, 2018. This is a free evening of architecture and archaeology talks discussing the unique history of St Leonard’s Shoreditch, from its Norman roots and Shakespearean worshippers to its current Georgian structure, and hopes for the future preservation of […]

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RICS Conservation Journal article references our Sustainability research

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

In this December/January’s issue of the RICS Conservation Journal, Dr. Robyn Pender, Historic England’s Senior Architectural Conservator discusses ‘Holistic Histories’: how looking to the past could inform future building use. She mentions our Partner Sarah Khan’s research at the Grade I listed Architectural Association in Bedford Square as an example, where Sarah re-introduced some historic […]

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Clerkenwell Fire Station: Bid to redevelop redundant building

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Roger Mears Architects were commissioned by a Charity Water Incorporated, to develop proposals for a sensitive redevelopment of Clerkenwell Firestation. This is a Grade II  listed redundant building identified by the Mayor of London for sale. Our vision was to create a local museum space and exhibition space, cafe, information centre, key worker/ student housing […]

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