Brochure – Ironwork Designers
This PDF explains our design services
“The following illustrates four different design approaches that fall into two main categories – Historical and Modern. Used in conjunction with our five key points this framework gives a starting point for prompting discussions so that the design brief and aesthetic direction can be established.”
Brochure – Ironwork Conservation
This PDF introduces our conservation services
“The starting point for all conservation work is understanding the object to be conserved. Yet in the case of ironwork, often very little is known beyond what can be deduced from the physical evidence. Understanding these clues is akin to reading the iron, and working out the story it has to tell, from materials and technologies used in construction, to why it’s in its current condition.”
Article – Fitting the New to the Old
Published in the Building Conservation Directory
This PDF outlines how we go about designing new work for the historic environment.
“A common misconception is that you cannot alter a listed building and that any work in a modern style is prohibited. However, despite the extra care and attention given to conserving historic fabric, the truth is that it is perfectly acceptable to enhance a heritage setting with new work, be it traditional or contemporary in design.