6. Sources of help Building control requirements
Pointers to a successful conservation project 1. Research your building 2. Stick to the Principles of Conservation 3. Understand your building fabric 4. Employ specialists and competent professionals and contractors 5. Anticipate issues 6. Keep in regular contact with NIEA and other sources of help
Our Commitment NIEA are here to help share in the process to manage change on the basis of clear understanding, to ensure that historic places are sustained for future generations. These concepts are rooted in a need for good and improving communication between you who own and manage historic buildings, ourselves, the professions and the public.
Our Role From ‘A good doctor’ by John Knight The common currency of what we do.. The length and breadth of the country is firstly to respect the building’s character and individual attributes that are a vital part of the story it has to tell; not to seek change for the sake of mere improvement or fashion; secondly to study and analyse the strengths and weaknesses thoroughly; and finally to mend invisibly those defects that threaten to destroy it…
From ‘A good doctor’ by John Knight It should be left looking cherished but not compromised, healed but not rejuvenated for there is no mandate to do otherwise From ‘A good doctor’ by John Knight