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One of the UK's foremost practitioners with over 40 years experience. Founder and Director of Conservation Architecture & Planning (CAP) Ltd.  Jack’s first conservation project won a European Architectural Heritage Year Award, a television feature and a special SPAB study visit.  Extensive record of works includes Town Centre Plans, Conservation Plans, building/area appraisals, public realm, World Heritage sites, Riverside guidance, historic building rescue and repair, new buildings, Buildings at Risk, nationally authoritative policy and guidance. He is a sought after Expert Witness, lecturer and presenter. Publications include Do it in Style, acclaimed householder guide launched by then Environment Secretary and precursor to IHBC/SPAB guide A Stitch in Time.

An RIBA Accredited Specialist Conservation Architect, Accredited Church Architect to several diocese, Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner.  Jack advocates and practices a unified approach to conservation and urban design in historic areas.

Urban Design Group Executive, 1991- IHBC Committee, (1996-);  UDAL delegate, (2000-_;  AABC Board, (2006-); Irish Heritage Council Planning and Architects Panels, (2003-);  British Standards Institute sub-committee (1991-6) for BS7913: ‘Guide to the Principles of the Conservation of Historic Buildings’; External Examiner (2002-6), Historic Conservation post-graduate programme, Oxford Brookes University; Evidence (2004) for RTPI to House of Commons Select Committee on Urban Affairs; Expert Witness to local authorities, private clients and community groups; CABE co-presenter, ‘Design in the Planning System, (2006);  RTPI presenter – Introduction to Design Appraisal, (2006-7);  Lecturer, writer and broadcaster.


Stephen joined CAP as an Associate in 2014. His British experience embraces historic and contemporary domestic buildings, commercial, ecclesiastical, civic, and leisure projects for a international practices over fifty years. He has worked in the USA, Sweden and Israel. Projects include historic conservation is Washington DC, New England, Old Jaffa and the City of Acre. Since returning to the UK in 2005, Stephen has been engaged almost exclusively in heritage projects, ranging from the Middle Ages to early 20th Century. Working with Jack Warshaw of CAP, and Frances & Michael Edwards, projects have included houses by renowned architects Edwin Lutyens, garden designs by Gertrude Jekyll, and a celebrated house by CFA Voysey. Stephen is highly skilled at understanding traditional building character and construction, 3-dimensional planning, careful detail and control of works during construction.

Jane Foulsham, B.Sc(SocSci) MSc(Econ) DipTP AdvDipT&D(Cam)

Jane has graduate and post graduate diplomas in social science, economics, town planning, training and development. She has worked as an educator and trainer at Oxford Brookes University, University of Westminster and for the UK Government Cabinet Office in Training and Development. She now runs the office, handles enquiries and is PA to Jack