Monthly archives: August 2021

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Helena Jenkinson Architect Historic Building

Weekly Blog – 34

I have just completed my eight-week internship at Angel Architecture. It has been such a varied and interesting experience; my understanding of both life in practice and working with historic buildings has grown in ways that university courses could never achieve. I have helped to complete several applications for planning and listed building consent, including a Grade II thatched cottage, a cottage with a rope walk and a council run scheme for electric solar ports. Each project required me to consider different aspects of the site and the client’s needs. However, they all required a set of existing and proposed […]

Conservation Architects

Weekly Blog – 33

In attendance of the RIBA Summer Social, the practice gained insight into various professional perspectives on architecture and heritage. With talks from Purcell, Bristol City Council, as well as a guided tour of Grade II* Listed St George’s by Ben Neil, from the Chair of Trustee’s. Originally built as a parish church in the 1820’s, St George’s was re-established in 2017 as a concert hall, comprising the conversion and extension of the original church to cater for a transformed performance space and dressing rooms, including innovative storage solutions with fantastic acoustic qualities. A talk from Simon Birch from the Civic […]

Weekly Blog – 32

By the end of August we aim to submit an application for planning permission and listed building consent for the repair and alterations to a Grade II listed cottage dating from the C17.  The proposals include the remodeling of the first floor which has modern partitions and the conversion of a C20 workshop to provide an annex for home working. Two more applications are now well advanced – one in Bridport for a sustainable contemporary extension to a modest two bedroom listed terraced cottage, providing a second bedroom and family bathroom with the ground floor open plan kitchen opening onto […]