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RIBA South West (Exeter) - Plan of Work through the conservation lens

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Plan of Work through the conservation lens

The delivery of projects involving historical buildings requires a considered approach that uses the understanding of historical significance and conservation principles as the basis for decision making throughout the life of the project. This seminar will utilise practical project examples of varying scales to highlight the challenges encountered and will be structured based on the RIBA Plan of Work, covering:

  • The strategic brief stage: the importance of understanding significance and how this influences the brief, establishes the framework for development and the importance of identifying opportunities, constraints and potential risks. The level of survey information required will also be covered.
  • The developed design stage: the level of information required for approvals, including Listed Building, Planning, Conservation Area and Scheduled Ancient Monument consents and the complexity of dealing with detailed Planning and Listed Building conditions will be discussed.
  • The technical design stage: appropriate procurement methods and contract management, the level of detail required and the importance of clear recording methods to convey complex information will be covered. The impact of Building Regulations, including fire safety, will also be included.
  • The construction stage: the impact of discovering unforeseen issues on site, the challenges of managing unknowns within the constraints of restricted budgets and the importance of a team approach to issue resolution will be explained.

Following completion of the session, you will have developed an understanding of the complex issues to consider when dealing with projects involving historic buildings and how conservation principles are applied throughout a project’s development.

Speaker

Lisa Mcfarlane, Seven Architecture
Lisa has been passionate about conservation throughout her 20-year career and has a master’s in Conservation of the Historical Environment. Lisa has led a variety of heritage projects, including Bretton Hall at YSP and the HLF funded Long Street Methodist Schools in Middleton, both of which Grade II*. She is active in promoting conservation, is appointed panel member on the Manchester City Council Conservation Panel and is involved in the North West branch of the IHBC. Lisa is also a judge for the Civic Trust Awards, RICS Awards and was Conservation Specialist on the RIBA North West Awards judging panel, in 2018.

Core Curriculum topics

1. Building conservation and heritage
2. Places, planning and communities
3. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

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  • Cancellations are acceptable in writing up to 10 working days of the event, please contact riba.southwest@riba.org for cancellation requests.
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