Ruth Redden

Conservation Architect
RR Conservation Design
<p>Ruth is a registered architect with extensive experience in varying architectural roles including design, documentation, project management and contract administration. She is a leader in conservation architecture, having expert knowledge in the management, repair and adaptive reuse of historic sites. Ruth also provides high level advice to private and public organisations on the management of historic assets. </p> <p>Ruth’s planning experience is drawn from her role as heritage advisor at Maribyrnong and Yarra City Councils (Victoria, Australia) where she advises on developments within local heritage overlay areas. Ruth also has extensive experience in the planning process at a State level and the requirements of the Heritage Act. </p> <p>In 2014 Ruth travelled to the USA and completed a fellowship titled “Greening Historic Buildings: A study of heritage protection and environmental sustainability”. As a member of the Green Museum Project Advisory Committee (Museum's Australia - Victoria) and the Australian Institute of Architects (Victorian Chapter) Heritage Committee, Ruth provides expert advice on the environmentally sustainable management of historic assets. </p> <p>Ruth is a PhD pre-candidate at the University of Melbourne (Melbourne School of Design) researching "Heritage and sustainability: how to ensure historic buildings are culturally, environmentally and economically sustainable." </p>
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