St. Mary's in the Fields church, Badley, Suffolk.
“Better a crutch than a lost limb”
“every change......whatever history it destroyed, left history in its gap”
Shawn Kholucy's repairs to the collapsed ancient south door and the broken weatherbeaten porch benches cleverly retained their historic fabric and to continue their useful life and intrinsic beauty.
Shawn R. H. Kholucy B.Sc. (hons) Arch., Dipl. Arch.
Historic Buildings Consultant
Educated in Ipswich, Birmingham and Rome.
Post-graduate scholar of both the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and of
For over thirty-six years Shawn Kholucy was providing a high quality architectural service to clients in Britain from his base in Suffolk. Most of his work was concerned with the intricate analysis and simple repair of historic buildings as well as designing associated new works and buildings.
As a sole-practitioner he is proud to have provided a tailored, attentive, individual service aimed at the most expeditious, cost-effective and culturally responsible result be it the repair of an historic building or the design of one of our own time. His repairs aimed to be effective and didactic.
Suffolk Association of Architects (1990)
Natural England (1991)
Ipswich Society (2001)
Suffolk Association of Architects (2006)
The John Betjeman Memorial Award (2006).
English Heritage (now called Historic England),
The Landmark Trust,
Forest Heath District Council,
Trustees of the Elizabeth Lady Cornwallis Almshouse,
Private owners of Grade I, II* and unlisted buildings,
The Churches Conservation Trust,
The Diocese of St. Edmundsbury & Ipswich,
Various Parochial Church Councils.
In addition he writes on and teaches matters of architectural conservation, science and history.
22, Cross Street, Hoxne, EYE, Suffolk, IP21 5AJ, U.K.
Copyright Shawn R. H. Kholucy.