Pick Our Experts Brains - MAAC Studio conservation architects Inverness

Pick Our Experts Brains

The secret to transforming a traditional or historic building into your ideal living, community or business space; keep your eye on the prize. It is a phrase we are all familiar with. It is sounds so simple, and yet when it come to restoring a property, it is soon lost in a fog of unexpected complexity, rules and regulations. If you are not careful you will end up tearing your hair out and regretting the day you started.

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Grout injection at the Scottish Lime Centre

Masonry Consolidation and Repair

There are many stages in a career. Graduating from college is only the first step. 25 years later and we are still adding to our range of skills and depth of understanding. This week we were down at the Scottish Lime Centre, in Fife, developing our expertise in the structural consolidation of traditional masonry.

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Light within the Sagrada Familia

Sections of Barcelona

The lightness and wonder as you enter the Sagradia Familia is a sensation that everyone will experience. It is unlike any other church. When you first approach the church, it looks like a chaotic mess, lots of idiosyncratic detail, piled one on top of the other. For years I considered this the work of a madman, but I have had to eat my hat. Guadi was a very clever man.