Building in context: New development in historic areas


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Inside you will find

  • An introduction and explanation of the need for advice when designing in historically sensitive contexts
  • 15 case studies illustrating examples of good design in historical environments
  • Conclusion and advice on appraising a proposal

This will interest

  • Local communities
  • Local authorities
  • Architects, planners and developers

This guide explains how to achieve high design standards when making developments in historic environments, using 15 examples of projects with excellent design, development and planning approaches. 

It aims to draw out some lessons and ideas, encouraging people to emulate the commitment and dedication shown by the clients, architects, planning officers and committee members involved in the projects illustrated. 


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