Context: the historic environment and its setting

Possible topics include:
  • Legislation and published governmental and other guidance relevant to historic assets (buildings, areas, monuments, gardens and parks, whether designated yet or not) and their settings
  • Planning and Conservation Acts, guidance and processes
  • Cultural significance
  • Aesthetic qualities and values/architectural significance
  • Investigation, materials, technology and the building environment
  • Social, environmental and financial issues
  • Implementation and management of conservation works
  • Special considerations in the application of approved documents (including building regulations,DDA, environmental, fire safety)
  • The impact of archaeological sites known or suspected on building
RIBA Core Curriculum