Parge-work is seen to best effect when the sun is out, when light and shade on its three-dimensional form leads to subtle changes in the appearance of a building throughout the day.
This guidance note explores the challenges that arise from timber-framed construction, how to analyse and repair timber frames and more.
This article reveals the hidden truths behind wattle and daub, brick ‘nogging’, and other materials used in walling.
High up, largely out of site, is some of our oldest wood craftsmanship. This article explores why timber roofs are worth conserving.
Sometimes strengthened without good reason, or destructively levelled out, old floors are an oft-abused treasure. This article explains how best to treat them.