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ACHT – Building Recording for the National Record

3 March - 19:00 - 20:00


In this second Aberdeen Heritage Lecture of 2021, Simon will talk about the process of recording historic buildings and how different methodologies and approaches are used at HES for the greater understanding of our ever changing built environment. It will look at a variety of survey methodologies from the rapid assessments for the Buildings at Risk Register to the in depth detailed measured survey demanded by some of Scotland’s most complex buildings.


Simon Green is an architectural historian working in the Survey and Recording Section of Historic Environment Scotland. This involves examining, investigating and recording buildings throughout Scotland. He is also responsible for the Buildings at Risk Register and its development.

His research interests include ecclesiastical architecture, the Scottish Baronial and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland. He has published ‘Dumfries House, an architectural story’. He is a trustee of the Historic Churches Scotland Trust (formerly SRCT) and is also the President of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust recognises the support of Historic Environment Scotland and Aberdeen City Council. This lecture is provided with the support of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.

Free event but suggested donation of £5 welcomed.

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