The series is part of SPAB Ireland's 2022 Campaign - 'Sustainability of Vernacular Irish Buildings' and is supported by the Heritage Council under the Heritage Capacity Funding 2022.
This lecture will cover:
Energy performance of old buildings
Minor work, major benefits
About the speaker:
Roger Hunt is an award-winning writer with a particular interest in sustainable and vernacular architecture and the materials and techniques used in construction. He is co-author (with Marianne Suhr) of both Old House Handbook and Old House Eco Handbook. His book New Design for Old Buildings (co-authored with Iain Boyd with a foreword by Kevin McCloud) explores how effective contemporary design can give new life to the historic environment. He is also the author of Rural Britain: Then and Now, a celebration of the British countryside, Villages of England and Hidden Depths, an archaeological exploration of Surrey’s past. Roger lectures on building-related issues and is a judge of annual awards for new housing. His latest renovation project is a 1900 house on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.