Postgraduate Diploma at Architectural Association – Important Notice: The Conservation of Historic Buildings course has been suspended. This is a temporary suspension while the school works to re-organise the programme. Please regularly review the website for further updates.

Conservation Statement

Following a site visit to a building selected by the course, students are to write a Conservation Statement within the context of the owners’ aspirations for the building.

The format of the statement is up to the individual, but should include the following information:

Relevant material outlining the historic background of the building is provided to the students. However, these can be supplemented by any additional information considered necessary.

Note that this is a Conservation Statement, not a Plan. The length of the document is up to the individual, but need not exceed 5000 words.

The following are notable previous submissions:

Bernadette Conservation Statement low res

PlagemanM_BC_Conservation Statement