Congratulations to Insall Associate Aimée Felton, who has been named as one of 119 inspirational women in architecture by RIBA for #EthelDay, which this year celebrates the 120th anniversary of first woman to be admitted to the RIBA as an architect despite numerous obstacles.
As a conservation architect, Aimée led our team for the restoration of Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which opened to the public in May this year to much critical acclaim. She describes it as “a complex and immensely rewarding project, recalibrating contemporary understanding of Victorian architecture and the development of past innovations.”
Over the past few years Aimée has been leading engagement activities for young people to encourage students, particularly young women, to pursue a career in architecture. She has given a number of talks at leading girls’ schools as well as working with the NLA and The City Centre to provide workshops introducing 15-19 year olds to conservation architecture.
Other projects she has worked on include the Coombe Cliff Conservatory at the Horniman Museum and the Lord Mayor’s State Coach to name a few.