Donald William INSALL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1926-02-07
Education Univ of Bristol, Royal Acad Sch of Architecture, SPAB Lethaby scholar
Publications N/A
Recreations visiting, photographing, enjoying places, appreciating craftsmanship
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Sir Donald Insall, CBE
Career WWII Coldstream Gds (Regtl HQ Staff); fndr Donald Insall Assocs Ltd 1958 (architects and planning conslts specialising in architectural conservation and new bldg in sensitive sites, dir 1981-2008): conservation conslts to City of Chester 1970-87 and to Admin Tstees for reconstruction of Chevening House 1970-75, responsible for restoration of ceiling of Lords' Chamber in The Palace of Westminster 1981-84, co-ordinating architects for post-fire restoration at Windsor Castle 1993-97; over 150 awards, co awards incl Europa Nostra medals and Euro Architectural Heritage and Civic Tst awards, personal awards incl Queen's Jubilee medal 1977, APT International Harley McKee award 1999, RICS Medal for People in Conservation 1999, Europa Nostra Medal of Honour 2000 and Royal Warrant Holders Plowden medal 2001; visiting lectr RCA 1964-69, adjunct prof Univ of Syracuse 1971-81, visiting prof Coll of Europe Bruges and Catholic Univ of Leuven Belgium 1980-2002; conslt architect Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths 1982-2002; memb: Int Cncl of Monuments and Sites 1968-, Cncl RSA 1976-78, Historic Bldgs Cncl for England 1971-83, Ancient Monuments Bd for England 1980-83, Fabric Advsy Ctee Southwark Cathedral 1992-, Architectural Advsy Ctee Westminster Abbey 1993-98, Architectural Advsy Ctee Canterbury Cathedral 1997-, Royal Parks Advsy Bd 2000-02; fndr cmmr Historic Bldgs and Monuments Cmmn for England (English Heritage) 1984-89; fndn memb: Advsy Ctee Getty Grants Programme 1988-92, Architectural Advsy Ctee World Monuments Fund UK 1996-; life memb: SPAB (and past memb Cncl), Georgian Gp, Victorian Soc, Royal Photographic Soc, Nat Tst, Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club; hon memb Bath Preservation Tst, vice-chm Conf on Trg in Architectural Conservation 1989-99 (hon sec 1959-89); vice-pres: Bldg Crafts and Conservation Tst 1993-, City of Winchester Preservation Tst; pres Assoc for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings 1995 (currently memb); patron: Richmond-upon-Thames Environmental Tst, The Kew Soc, Bedford Park Soc; academician Royal West of England Acad; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths, Freeman City of London 1996, Hon Freeman City of Chester 2000; Hon LLD Univ of Bristol 2004, Hon DArch Univ of Chester 2012; FRSA 1948, FRIBA 1948, FRTPI 1973, FSA 1975, RWA 1985
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