Tim Gough, director at Austin Winkley
& Associates, is an
AABC accredited conservation architect.
English Heritage and other public
bodies have recently made it a condition that where they are funding
conservation projects, the lead architect must be on the AABC register in
order to ensure that appropriate skills are applied to conservation
As well as pure conservation skills,
we apply the following to projects in the historic environment:
project management skills, ie the
delivery of the project on time, on cost and to the appropriate quality.
This is backed up by our membership of the
Association for Project Management
cost control skills and experience.
Cost control is not an add-on; we regard it as a vital and integral part of
the design service we offer. All design solutions are tested for
value, and control of costs is a paramount concern for us during the course
of all our projects
health and safety skills and
experience. We are members of the
Association for Project Safety, and
commonly take on the role of Planning Supervisor for our projects