Delivered by Adam Gough, Natural Retreats.
Architects Purcell give a presentation using examples of creative ways historic buildings can be reused.
Options for extending and adapting uses for historic churches outlined by Jamie Coath, Senior Partner of Purcell architects.
This presentation focuses on innovative designs that can be applied to prepare deconsecrated churches for secular use without compromising the historic fabric of the original structure.
Alan Guthrie-Jones, Special Projects Manager, Pastoral and Closed Churches Department, Church Commissioners explains the legal context for new and extended uses for church buildings.
Rob Chambers, Partner at Purcell discusses the different ways to creatively think about the design of church buildings and shares some examples of completed church projects as inspiration.
Matthew McKeague, Head of Regeneration shares the history of the Churches Conservation Trust and explains different regeneration strategies for historic churches
For Thom Aussems, the ‘Transformation’ of the Netherlands is central to his career. For the last 15 years he has been the CEO of Trudo where he has led a number of transformational projects, such as Strijp S (the former industrial plot of Philips). Find out more in this inspiration presentation.
Richard Woods, a partner from Purcell Architects explains how creative visioning and development through collaborative processes ensures that heritage buildings find a purpose that suits the building and the community.
Ben Bolgar, Senior Director at The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, provides an overview of design principles for enhancing urban areas and working with historic buildings, as well as key features of the ‘Enquiry by Design’ collaborative design method.