This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge development prospects in an objective and comprehensive manner.
Written by an expert in the field it provides the reader with:
This book is a one-stop-shop for any professional or student working in, or learning about, development in heritage environments.
Part 1: Controlling Principles 1. Planning Hierarchy 2. Listed Buildings 3. Conservation Areas 4. Other Relevant Designations 5. Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas under the Planning Process 6. Listed Building Issues 7. Conservation Area Issues 8. Benefits of Development Part 2: Assessment 9. Historical Background 10. Identification of Heritage Assets 11. Special Interest of a Listed Building 12. Setting of a Listed Building 13. Character and Appearance of a Conservation Area 14. Impact of Development on Heritage Assets 15. Environmental Impact Assessment 16. Benefits of Development Part 3: Case for Consent 17. Heritage Statement 18. Cases for Consent 19. Design Part 4: Case Studies Caltongate, Edinburgh. Notre Dame Campus, Bearsden near Glasgow. House of Fraser Store, Buchanan Street, Glasgow