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‘A land where it is always afternoon’; the life and talents of Philip Tilden

One of the finest skills an architect can possess and cultivate is that of charm; the art of turning an encounter into an acquaintance into a client – and sometimes even a friend.  Such a skill can offer a balance … Continue reading

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Country House Rescue: efforts misapplied – Trereife House, Cornwall

Inheritance is a double-edged sword – for all the perceived luck of being given a large country house, the reality is that, in many cases, the house requires significant investment.  For some, this is a chance to shine; to put … Continue reading

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After the fire, the difficult choices: Raasay House, Scotland

When Raasay House on the Isle of Skye Raasay was largely destroyed by a huge fire in January 2009 just days before it was due to reopen following a £4m refurbishment, the locals and owners vowed to quickly rebuild the … Continue reading

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