Architectural Services for Building Conservation
Rena Pitsilli-Graham Architect undertakes the careful repair and conservation of historic buildings using Rena’s wide experience in both the technical and philosophical aspects of conservation. The practice ethos is firmly based on the principles of conservative repair and minimum intervention. Painstaking attention to detail in all matters relating to architectural conservation ensures the highest possible quality within the available resources. Working with clients to understand their requirements, helping them to develop their brief and to realise their vision for the building in their care, is a rewarding part of the process. Each project is approached with fresh eyes, keen interest, dedication and commitment.Read Full Bio »
Building Conservation - Delivering projects
Historic Documentary Research
- Archival and documentary research
- Preparation of Conservation and Heritage Statements.
Surveys and Reports
- Survey of Buildings
- Preparation of Condition Reports with recommendations.
Consultancy – Planning and Consents
Guidance and Advice on
- Planning a conservation project.
- Advice on obtaining grant aid
- Making applications for Statutory consent
Design and Specification
- Contract documentation for specialist repair and complex sites and projects
- Design of new elements, reuse and conversion, extensions to historic buildings
Practical Realisation of Projects
- Advice on Tender process
- Contract Administration and control of work on site
- Maintenance Plans and Record Keeping
H M Tower of London
White Tower Representation - Project Architect from 1996-1999 for a £2.5M refurbishment of William the Conqueror's fortress, to house a new exhibition on the history of the building and show some of the best items in the Royal Armouries collection after their move to Leeds. I was responsible for the production information, and running the project on site: solving detailed problems, in order to suit the varying conditions of a medieval structure, maintain the historic fabric and respond to the magnificence of the building. Work involved the introduction...View Project »
Hadlow Tower wins RIBA Awards
Hadlow Tower, a restored Gothic folly that I undertook extensive conservation work for, has won one...
Hadlow Tower wins Angel Award
Hadlow Tower has won the award for Best Craftsmanship at the 2014 English Heritage Angel Awards....
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