Knowledge bank

  • Our conservation principles

    Conservation is defined as the careful management of change. It is about revealing and sharing the significance of places and ensuring that their special qualities are protected, enhanced, understood and enjoyed by present and future generations.

  • Building design guides

    Comprehensive guides to some of our recent building projects, from bird hides and micro-breweries to farm cottages and visitor centres.

  • Green energy building design guides

    From visitor facilities and holiday cottages to bird hides and breweries, these case studies provide a comprehensive guide to how a building has been refurbished, adapted or a new structure built, often using green technology.