Bevis Claxton

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"Architect, illustrator and author of books on the care of old buildings (Maintaining and Repairing Old Houses: A Guide to Conservation, Sustainability and Economy, Crowood 2008; Country Cottage Conservation, Crowood 2010) plus many full-length illustrated articles and Q&A in popular magazines, also contributions to the website - mainly connected with building conservation, sustainability and architectural history. Interested in de-mystifying conservation for building owners and in helping householders become aware of the real values behind their old houses. In addition to practical care, inspiring a love of old buildings plus respect for the thousand years of knowledge used by their, pre-industrial, builders. Related subjects appear on the list below, including antiques, archaeology, art and architecture, social history, crafts, building skills and technology, rural life, British customs, environmental and ecological issues, sustainability and sustainable living."
Give seminars/workshops, Write for magazines/newspapers, Produce material for web sites, Write reviews, Contribute to/write textbooks, Illustrate for others, Make personal appearances, Give talks and readings to adults, Journalist and broadcaster
Academic, Archaeology, Architecture & Planning, Crafts, Ecology, Environment, History - General, Journalistic Work, Medieval History, Television, Decorative arts, Cultural history, Conservation (historic buildings), Art, Art (History of), Culture, Design, Geology, Graphic Arts, Non-Fiction, Radio, Rural Interest, Technical - not medical, Travel/Tourism/Guide Books, Conservation (natural environmen