ISBA Conference

12 February 2016

BuckleyGrayYeoman gave three talks at the 2016 ISBA Estates Management Conference, which took place on the 10th of February at the BMA House, London. This year’s conference focused on the key issues that school’s face when managing their estates. The event gathered around 200 people from the Education sector. Paul White kicked off the conference with his opening speech looking at the ‘Benefits of a Master Plan’. Laura O’Hagan’s speech focused on the importance of creating a good design for each project, while Andrew Henriques explained the opportunities and constraints when it comes to adapting existing buildings.

You can download their presentations using the links below:


Paul White:
“Benefits of a masterplan – management of short, medium and long term goals”
What is the purpose of a masterplan?
Where do you start? What questions should be asked?
How to deliver a successful masterplan…and avoid failure!
The importance of having a clear ‘vision’
The relationship between the masterplan and the business plan


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Laura O’Hagan:
“Good design – a benefit for your project”

Good design needn’t be a luxury
Designing to overcome problems
Identifying the value created by thoughtful and responsive school buildings
Case study projects – environments that enhance learning


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Andrew Henriques:
“The re-use of buildings – opportunities and constraints”

The strategies and architectural concepts required to adapt existing buildings for other programmes
Thoughtful interventions that are sensitive to the historical context
Unlocking ‘opportunity’ where there are ‘constraints
Re-use of buildings vs new build


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