Michael Fielding Garber

Art, Architecture & Design

Writing Showcase

A few of my written pieces are included in the showcase below for your perusal.


Ely Cathedral

Materials Essay: Ely, Cambridgeshire (pdf)

This was my first essay from the Building Conservation course at the Architectural Association. The brief was to write an essay of 1000 to 1500 words on the sources of building materials that were exploited in the Middle Ages in a locality of my choice, and I chose Ely.

Subjects: Building Materials, Architectural History, Ely


Box pews at Widford St Oswald, Oxfordshire

A look at historical church seating – how might we sit today?

This article was written in June 2012, after attending the Spring Conference of the Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust.

Published in: A practice technical bulletin

Subjects: Churches, Church Seating, Conservation Philosophy