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Irish Times publishes Paul Keogh's 'Use It or Lose It'

The Irish Times' October 29th Property Supplement published Paul Keogh's 'Use It of Lose It' essay on architectural conservation.

Making the case that a sometimes over-zealous interpretation of architectural conservation principles might inadvertently by putting at risk the protection of the nation's stock of historic buildings an structures, Paul argued that protection of our architectural heritage should not be seen as an end in itself but rather as an ingredient in the wider planning and sustainable development of our our cities, towns and villages, and that best practice in combining contemporary interventions with heritage conservation can deliver outcomes that are architecturally richer than either on its own. Read the full essay here: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/the-problem-with-preserving-historic-buildings-and-why-it-needs-to-change-1.4390882