“Places of cultural significance enrich people’s lives, often providing a deep and inspirational sense of connection to community and landscape, to the past and to lived experiences.” – Burra Charter, Preamble
Sophie has worked in heritage conservation since 2010 and has a broad range of experience in architectural documentation for conservation and new works, historical research, the provision of heritage advice, and the preparation of heritage reports, including Conservation Management Plans, Statements of Heritage Impact, Schedules of Conservation Works and Heritage Interpretation Strategies.
Sophie has gained this experience in both Sydney and London and has researched, documented and assessed a wide variety of buildings of both local and state significance. She has also tutored students of architectural history and theory at the University of New South Wales and is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites.
At NBRS, Sophie provides advice to guide the conservation and adaptive re-use of places of heritage significance, drawing on her background in architecture and history in order to take a creative, team-oriented approach.