A Changing Climate: Water, Flooding and Historic Buildings

Water. We can’t live without it. Throughout history living near water has been important for almost every aspect of human life and for the resources and raw materials that rivers, lakes, wetlands and the sea provide. But living in close proximity to water is not without its challenges. In 2009 The Environment Agency estimated that 1 in 6 properties in England (5.2 million) were at risk of flooding.  There are 1.8 million people currently living in areas at significant riskRead more

Weaving London

Daniel Harris is the founder of the London Cloth Company. Established in 2011, it is the first micro-mill to open in London. Daniel is one of the sitters for Historic England’s I am London exhibition. His is the fifth in a series of guest blogs published throughout the exhibition. 11 July to 4 September 2016 FREE, 10am – 8pm, Monday to Sunday Central Saint Martins, UAL Window Galleries, Kings Cross One of the great benefits of being based in London is the abundance of innovative, intriguing andRead more