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Sarah Khan will be giving a talk ‘Thermal Comfort and Joy: Energy Efficiency Lessons from Historic Interiors’ for the BIID on 23rd of May

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‘Thermal Comfort and Joy: Energy Efficiency Lessons from Historic Interiors’ Sarah Khan will give her talk at the BIID event on Historic Textiles on 23rd of May at the The Art Workers Guild in Bloomsbury, London. The evening features two lectures, one by the textile expert John Miners, followed by Sarah’s talk. The program is […]

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Hampstead Cottage is shortlisted for the ASBP awards 2019

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Rescue and sustainable upgrading of a Grade II listed Cottage, London, shortlisted for the ASBP Awards 2019 The ASBP awards recognise construction projects which exemplify excellence in sustainability through their products, design and delivery. The shortlist can be viewed on their website here. This project is the conservation of a fine grade II listed cottage […]

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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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