The proposed tower at the Central Somers Town development within the London Borough of Camden highlights what is arguably a disjointed relationship between the Planning process and the protection of the setting of Listed buildings. The ongoing disagreement between Historic England and Camden — which … Continue reading
The kiosk — an often humble yet vital piece of accommodation — affects our experience of entering a heritage site, and its presentation within. This article explores how a once-standardised feature of the heritage apparatus has become bespoke and asks whether a universal design is possible today? Continue reading
In this article the Heritage Calling blog charts 9 great railway stations lost in the midst of time, showing just how easily great buildings disappear. St Pancras from the Heritage Calling list of great railway stations could have easily been the 10th on this list, yet now it is … Continue reading
10 great English railway stations selected by English Heritage on the Heritage Calling Blog. 10 Great English Railway Stations | Heritage Calling.
The AA Building Conservation first year group recently visited the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex. The museum has a collection of mediaeval timber framed buildings from across the south of England. Richard Harris, an expert on medieval timber framed buildings, showed us … Continue reading
One of my friends from school, Ben Powell, has recently shared the following music video, Rise. Ben says: “My new video ‘RISE’ is the result of my work with LA based composer Thomas Parisch. Thomas and I composed ‘RISE’ together by layering the sounds of both my … Continue reading
I recently heard Portrait Gallery by Luke Howard on BBC Radio 3. Lovely. Here are a few of his pieces from his new CD Sun, Cloud – it was hard to select three!
The subject of seating in churches stirs a variety of comments now; however, as was demonstrated at the Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust Spring Conference, this does not appear to be new. Indeed, as we well know, the image of the country church with a regimented … Continue reading
Engaging the Ruins of English and Welsh Cistercian Abbeys As my Thesis project draws to a close, my architecture site (architecture.mfgarber.com) will be updated with an electronic portfolio shortly. My project, along with others at the University of Nottingham can be seen at “Exhibit 11: … Continue reading