RBA has extensive technical expertise in assessing historic building fabric including the following areas:

  • plasters and external render, including traditional lime putty based systems
  • brickwork
  • concrete including concrete cancer remediation
  • timber (external, structural, internal, decorative)
  • terracotta, slate, corrugated iron, lead, zinc, copper and fibre cement sheet roofing
  • dimension stone and freestone
  • cast iron
  • decorative finishes (internal and external)
  • stained glass, leadlight etched glass.

A building condition assessment forms the basis for identifying and carrying out necessary conservation works.

  • VicTrack Heratige Study

    VicTrack Heritage Asset Study

    RBA was engaged by VicTrack to identify and assess historic railway stations throughout regional Victoria. Over 70 sites were visited, documented and entered into a comprehensive database.


  • No 5 Brace Building, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine
  • Lava Rock Walls, Catani Gardens, St Kilda
  • South Melbourne Post Office (Former)
  • VicTrack Heritage Asset Study
  • Victorian Historic Lighthouse Survey – Point Hicks, Cape Nelson, Cape Schank, Cape Otway
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Maldon