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Rescue and Reuse: Communities, heritage and architecture

Ian Morrison and Merlin Waterson

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 144

  • Publisher: RIBA Publishing

  • Date Published: Nov 2018

  • Stock Code: 40074

  • ISBN: 9781859467787

  • Binding: Paperback

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Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic buildings across the UK have been brought back to life through the technical and enabling skills, creativity and sensitivity of architects. Exemplar projects explored through richly illustrated case studies demonstrate the value to society of re-using historic buildings, and will inspire a new generation of architects to get involved with community heritage projects at a time of great opportunity. Drawing on interviews with architects and their community clients, this book explores the challenges that they face, how they are overcome, and the benefits that follow.

  • Exemplar projects across the UK demonstrate what can be achieved through the creative use of heritage architecture, and provide inspiration for those interested in taking over the ownership of a historic building or adapting one for new uses, 
  • Celebrates the creativity of architects, their ability to add value, and the role they can play in shaping both our built environment and cultural identity
  • Puts forward a powerful argument for the benefits to society of re-using historic buildings

About the Author

Ian Morrison

Ian Morrison has over 25 years’ professional experience working in architectural conservation. Now Director of Planning at Historic England, Ian was previously Chief Executive of the Architectural Heritage Fund and Head of Historic Environment at the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

Merlin Waterson

Merlin Waterson CBE is an architectural historian, artist and author of books on social history, architectural conservation and philanthropy. Formerly Director of Properties at the National Trust and Chairman of the AHF, he is currently a serving member of the National Heritage Memorial Fund Advisory Panel.

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