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Former principle CO + Director MSc. Building Conservation. Semi-retired - giving advice on traditional building repair and historic context.Surveyor
Main interests are vernacular domestic buildings and farm buildings, their origin and development, and how to repair and adapt them for modern usage without loss of historic fabric and with particular reference to meeting the requirements for energy conservation. The latter requires and understanding of how traditional buildings perform in particular breathing walls and thick walls acting as heat stores.
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