Historic Building Consultants

By: Hbc Consultants  09-12-2011
Keywords: Architects, special care, Historic Buildings

Historical Research & Analysis
HBC undertakes historical research on any scale. Working from documentary sources, paint scrapes, and other forms of analysis, HBC can determine the age and history of a building, a room, or simply an architectural detail. HBC offers practical advice on the restoration of historic buildings of all types and periods, from structural repairs to interior decoration, recommending the most appropriate materials and techniques, and devising schemes which are historically accurate and authentic. Restoration
HBC offers practical advice on the restoration of historic buildings of all types and periods, from structural repairs to interior decoration, recommending the most appropriate materials and techniques, and devising schemes which are historically accurate and authentic. Recommending Expert Contractors & Suppliers
HBC has the very best contacts in every branch of restoration and conservation and can recommend the most appropriate specialists for any job. Law & Liaison
Complex laws and procedures govern the treatment of listed buildings. HBC has a thorough understanding of these laws and procedures and can advise accordingly. HBC also negotiates with the historic buildings authorities on all matters, including planning applications and grants Maintenance
Historic buildings require special care and attention. HBC can advise on all aspects of conservation and maintenance, including heating. ventilation. cleaning, and light protection. Gardens
HBC undertakes research to establish the original layout of historic gardens and parks, and advises on all aspects of restoration, including appropriate planting and architectural features. New Design in Conversation Areas
HBC advises on the appropriate detailing of new buildings and shop fronts in sensitive historic areas, and particularly on the correct handling of the Classical Orders. Furniture & Works of Art
Through its sister company HBC (Fine Arts) Ltd () HBC manages and advises on the sale, acquisition, and conservation of works of art, antiques, and other cultural assets. From Research to Design a Complete Service
HBC works in association with established architects and designers and can supply measured drawings and plans on any scale, providing a complete service from research through to design. Publications & Audio-Visual
HBC prepares and arranges for the production of guide books and brochures, as well as audio-visual material and exhibition plans.

Keywords: Architects, Architects And Designers, Drawings And Plans, Expert Contractors, Historic Buildings, Historic Gardens, historical research, planning applications, Restoration And Conservation, special care,