Our practice has been exampled by CABE as producing high quality work in Conservation Areas.
Our work is featured in the joint publication produced by CABE and English Heritage
“Buildings in Context”
This is a design guide issued to all planning authorities.
Our building, Thorp Architectural Modelmakers, is used to illustrate how an overtly contemporary building can be integrated sensitively into a village setting in the heart of a Conservation area. www.buildingsincontext.co.uk & RIBA Journal, Sep. 1998
Restoration and conservation of the fabric of listed buildings
Obtaining the necessary consents to extend listed buildings in a sensitive yet contemporary way Façade retention
Working with English Heritage, Conservation officers, historians
Building in Conservation Areas, the Green Belt and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
RIBA Conservation Award 2006, for works to Eton College
RBWM Housing Award 2004, for a new build house in an AONB
RIBA Downlands Prize 2003, for works to historic buildings
RIBA Downlands Prize 2004, for Urban Regeneration in a Conservation Area, 66 Brick Lane
National Brick Awards 2003, ‘Best Refurbishment Project of Listed building’
Civic Trust Award, Southern Region RIBA Design Award and local Conservation Area Award for a new-build model making workshop in Sunningdale. Published in RIBA Journal, Sep. ‘98
RBWM Conservation Award & National Brick Award for Axis House, 1996.
RBWM Conservation Award, 1995, for Eton Applied Arts.
RBWM Conservation Award, 2001, for Compton Elms.