KHOLUCY, Shawn Ralph Hamed

1953 - ?

Shawn Kholucy

Born in the Ealing district of London in April 1953, son of Ralph H. Kholucy (1927-1958) and his wife Pauline G. née Chester, who later married Sidney Ribbans. Shawn trained at the Birmingham School of Architecture, then awarded a Lethaby-Plunkett Scholarship by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and a Scholarship by the European Community to study architectural conservation at ICCROM (UNESCO's conservation institute in Rome). Shawn worked in the architectural design offices of Nicholas Grimshaw and Donald Insall and was formerly attached to the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem as its surveyor of Islamic monuments engaged in research for the British Academy's book on 'Mamluke Jerusalem' published by Scorpion Pica in 1987. Since 1984 he has been a sole-practitioner architect working mainly on mediaeval churches for The Churches Conservation Trust, English Heritage and individual parishes with occasional individual domestic and new design work for private clients. His architectural work has received two craftsmanship awards from the Suffolk Architects' Association (1990 & 2006), general awards from the Ipswich Society (2001) and English Nature (1999), and The John Betjeman Memorial Award (2006). A trustee of the SPAB from 1987-1996 and 1998-2004 and of both the Suffolk Preservation and the Bungay Castle Trusts for about ten years and is currently a Guardian of the SPAB. He exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 'Ashleigh', Brockford, Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1979 'Concert Hall, Snape'.

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