Heritage buildings, stone and masonry. Repair and refurbishment of historic buildings Effective building conservation needs to extend the life of a structure without compromising its special character.
BRE's considerable expertise regarding repair, refurbishment and maintenance of historic buildings and structures has helped conserve, protect and enhance some of the best known heritage buildings in the country including: St Pauls CathedralLincoln Cathedral Westminster AbbeyPalace of WestminsterWells CathedralBolsover CastleTintern AbbeyBig PiHolyrood PalaceStirling Castle With a core of experts specialising in engineering, architecture, surveying, geology, material science and archaeology, we provide a multi-disciplinary conservation service that appreciates the historical value of a building and its environment. UKAS accredited analytical and test facilities. ChurchCare. Strategic Stone Study & Building Stone Quarries. Strategic Stone Study England's rich architectural heritage owes much to the great variety of stones used in buildings and other structures.
Stone buildings commonly reflect the local geology, imparting local distinctiveness to historic towns, villages and rural landscapes. Stone is the major building material in many of the half-a-million listed buildings and 9,500 conservation areas in England. If the character of these buildings and areas is to be maintained, supplies of new matching stone are needed for repair and for new construction. In many cases however, the source of the original stone is not known and even if it is known, it is not unusual to find that the quarry has long-since closed.
What is the Study? The Study was led by English Heritage, working with the British Geological. Central School of Art and Design 07. Central School of Art and Design 47. Holland Hse, Bury St HP Berlage (1916) 01. Holland Hse, Bury St 03. Holland Hse, Bury St 08. Architectural Terra Cotta « Shaws USA. The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. St Olaf House 03. St Olaf House, Hay's Wharf. Standing on Tooley Street, near to HMS Belfast and on the south side of London Bridge in central London, St Olaf House was built between 1928 and 1932 for the Hay's Wharf Company.
The Hay's Wharf Company was founded in 1867 ane operated warehouses and wharves on the Thames in London. St Olaf House was built on the site of the former Church of St Olave. The company commissioned the architect Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel to design a London headquarters for the company. Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel was born in Cambridge in 1887. As well as an architect Goodhart-Rendel was a soldier, composer, pianist and writer. St Olaf House is a steel-framed building, clad in white Portland stone. The next four stories all feature a wide central oriel bay window above the entrance bay. The river frontage in seven bays wide. Other notably external decoration to the building are on the Tooley Street frontage.
St Olaf House 05. Britannicus stone. Brick Awards. Ibstock Brick & Paver selector. Petersen tegl bricks & lintels. Alan Baxter Associates. Angle Ring - Gallery. Images opposite represent some of our work to the present date.
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Since our founder Bill Curtin set up the business in 1960, we have grown from a small consultancy based in his house in Liverpool to having 13 offices across the UK and Ireland. But we remain very much one team, knowing that by working together we deliver better results. TRADA – the leading authority on wood & timber. Cross Laminated Timber CLT. Walter Segal 11. Walter Segal 19. Timber Systems - Structural Timber Association. More and more house builders are beginning to appreciate the benefits of timber, with the material currently accounting for around 75% of the self-build market, as well as being widely adopted in social and private housing.
During the recession, in reaction to a downturn in the housing market, many members evolved their businesses to adapt to changing market demands. As a result, the timber industry is no longer defined simply by the supply of timber frame kits and panelised solutions. It is driven by intelligent and integrated construction solutions, including cross laminated timber (CLT), glulam and SIPS. Wood Structural timber in construction CPD. Historic Scotland Publications. Login | Register | Forgotten Password You are here///Home///Publications Publications Search for publications below by keyword, publication type or both.If you are unable to find the publication you are looking for please contact firstname.lastname@example.org If you are a student or a member of Historic Scotland you may be entitled to a 50% or 20% discount on our publications.
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