Dr Helen Lawrence-Beaton


Dr. Helen Lawrence-Beaton is an architectural and garden historian who is closely involved in the practice’s historic buildings projects. She also specialises in character analysis of cities, towns, and villages and her research provides an understanding of the built heritage of a site and its surroundings. She has researched the history of numerous Listed buildings, as well as the evolution of various historic estates, farms, streets, towns, villages and cities throughout the UK. Helen joined ADAM Architecture in 2002 and has since gained a Masters degree in Garden History. She has more recently completed a PhD on Thomas Archer and is now the leading authority on this key architect of the English Baroque.


Member of The Georgian Group
Member of The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
Member of the Garden History Society


‘New Light on Thomas Archer as Garden-Maker’, Garden History, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Summer 2010), pp.50-65
‘The Travels of Thomas Archer: New Discoveries’, The Georgian Group Journal, XVIII (2010), pp.35-48