Who We Are

RDA Consultants Louisa Davidson & Jacob Rock, based in Malvern Worcestershire, have 30 years of experience and interest in the arts, architectural history, social history, education, genealogy and building conservation. Both come from a family background of architects. Both with  IHBC accredited Masters qualifications, postgraduate degrees with distinctions, in Historic Environment Conservation from the University of Birmingham, Ironbridge Institute, the consultants are up-to-date regarding current practice in all matters relating to the built environment. This course is accredited by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) and both Jacob Rock and  Louisa Davidson are FULL Members of the IHBC. The IHBC [The Institute of Historic Building Conservation] is the professional body of the United Kingdom representing conservation specialists and historic environment practitioners in the public and private sectors. The Institute exists to establish the highest standards of conservation practice, to support the effective protection and enhancement of the historic environment, and to promote heritage-led regeneration and access to the historic environment for all. To become a full member of the IHBC there is a strict rigorous process of competences to fulfil, professional, evaluation, management and intervention, knowledge and experience is needed to fulfil the requirements of accredited membership allowing the use of letters after your name. Full members have demonstrated to the IHBC their skills, knowledge and experience as interdisciplinary conservation specialists able to offer advice in line with national and international standards with a qualification from an IHBC accredited conservation course. Jacob Rock consultant is son of well known architect David Rock President of RIBA [1997-99] Both RDA historic building consultants are members of the Vernacular Architecture Group, the SPAB, the Victorian Society and the C20 Society.

Jacob Rock MA PGCE PG Dip[Dist]HistEnvCons IHBC

Louisa Davidson BA(Hons) ALCM MA[Dist]HistEnvCons IHBC

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings

Elizabethan /Jacobean House Styles 1560-1660 included Renaissance and Dutch Styles
Edwardian House Styles 1900-1918 Traditionalists/Edwardian Classicism/Arts & Crafts/Modern WW1
Restoration House Styles 1660-1714 included Baroque
Arts and Crafts 1870-1914 Vernacular Materials/Designers/Arts & Crafts Movement/Craftsmen