Inspiring ideas, advice and useful resources for owners of traditional buildings from
RIAS Accredited Conservation Architects

Projects can vary in size, from small repairs and alterations to large scale interventions, but in either case commissioning an architect is something the most people are unlikely to do more than...

Tackling our carbon emissions is going to become a key challenge for every homeowner in the years or head. Existing homes have been identified as a target area. A mix of incentives and penalties...

Getting tenders back for a project can be a strange and unnerving experience. Having spent time estimating the cost of your project before the tenders were issued, it is now time to see what the...

What does a NET-Zero retrofit look like.?  Net Zero and Retrofit are the new buzz-words that are dominating all branches of government and industry. Net Zero is all about trying to eliminate the...

After spending ages trying to work out how to create a panorama image on computer I eventually gave up and decided to do by hand. It has been a while since I have done anything more than a quick 10...

The Community Spaces Toolkit


Create the ideal space for your community group.

Order your FREE copy of the Community Spaces Toolkit.

It is packed with advice, templates and resources specifically for community groups that are looking to develop or maintain traditional buildings. It is the ideal tool to start your project on the right path and will help you avoid expensive mistakes.

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Project Primer expert advice at the start of your journey

1. Project Primer

Our project primer offers you with an opportunity to discuss your project with us on site.

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Health check logo, protect your investment with a regular inspection from a conservation architect

2. Traditional Building Healthcheck

We will report on the physical condition of the building, identify features of historical significance and give recommendations for maintenance and repair to protect your property. 

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Our team of architects will examine your ideas and give you feedback on the projected outcomes

3. Renovation Review

Planning changes to your property? We will review your accommodation requirements, prepare sketch design options that respond sensitively to the historic fabric, identify project costs and...

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