New London Architecture

Emily Gee

Regional Director, London and South East

Historic England

Emily Gee Sounding board member
Emily Gee is the Regional Director, London and South East at Historic England, where she has worked since 2001, including as Head of Listing and London Planning Director. Emily has an undergraduate degree from Smith College, Massachusetts, a Masters of Architectural History and Historic Preservation from the University of Virginia, and a diploma in Building Conservation from the Architectural Association. Emily has published on Victorian and Edwardian housing for working women and on listing, including post-war buildings and diversity. Emily is a Governor at Thomas Coram Nursery, on the Council of Camden History Society and a Trustee at the Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe.

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50 of the best: Emily Gee

16 August 2022

50 of the best: Emily Gee

We asked 50 of the built environment’s best and brightest ‘What is the best thing about London?’, this week Emily Gee of Historic England talks about the hills, bridges and parks that provide ‘heart-s...

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Characterising London


04 May 2021

Characterising London

Emily Gee is Regional Director for London and the South East at Historic England (HE). She talks to Peter Murray about the HE report on characterisation in London which has been adopted in the new Lon...

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