Publications – Academic

Walter, N. (2020). Narrative Theory in Conservation: Change and Living Buildings. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

Walter, N. & Lamarque, P. (2020). Narrative and Conservation: A Response. Estetika: the European Journal of Aesthetics, LVII/XIII (1): 104–115. doi: 10.33134/eeja.32.

Lamarque, P. & Walter, N. (2019). The Application of Narrative to the Conservation of Historic Buildings. Estetika: the Central European Journal of Aesthetics, LVI/XII (1): 5–27.

Walter, N. (2017a). The ‘Second Battle of Britain’: Lessons in post-war reconstruction. In: P. Schneider (ed.) Catastrophe and challenge: cultural heritage in post-conflict recovery. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Heritage Conservation and Site Management. December 5–7, 2016, BTU Cottbus. Cottbus: Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg IKMZ-Universitätsbibliothek, pp. 55–72.

Walter, N. (2017b). Everyone loves a good story : narrative, tradition and public participation in conservation. In G. Chitty (ed.) Heritage, conservation and community : engagement, participation and capacity building. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 50–64.

Walter, N. (2014) ‘From values to narrative: a new foundation for the conservation of historic buildings’ in International Journal of Heritage Studies 20 (6): 634–50. doi: 10.1080/13527258.2013.828649.

Publications – Professional and General

Walter, N. (2020) ‘Reimagining Church Buildings: The Incarnation, Embodiment and Material Culture’. Cambridge Papers 29 (2). A biblical argument for the relevance of place and church buildings.

Walter, N. and S. Pugh-Jones (2020) ‘Responding to the Climate Emergency’ in EASA Journal, Spring 2020: 26–27.

Walter, N. (2019) ‘Editorial: Cambridge Mosque’ in Cambridge Architecture (78).

Radice, J. and N. Walter. (2018a) ‘A Consistory Court at Bassingbourn’ in EASA Journal, Summer 2018: 16–19.

Radice, J. and N. Walter. (2018b) ‘A Consistory Court in Bassingbourn: The Judgement’ in EASA Journal, Winter 2018: 20–22.

Walter, N. (2017) SCARAB Manifesto. The Society for the Continuity and Renewal of Ancient Buildings.

Walter, N. (2016) ‘Conservation as action and reaction’ in Context (146):36–37. Text of a presentation to the Institute of Historic Building Consultants Summer School, June 2016.

Walter, N. (2015): ‘On Statements of Significance‘ in EASA Transactions, vol. 8, 1–10.

Walter, N. and A. Mottram (2015) Buildings for Mission : a complete guide to the care, conservation and development of churches. Norwich: Canterbury Press. This practical and comprehensive handbook provides non-professionals with a basic grounding for all who cared for and maintain buildings. It argues that these buildings are an asset as much for mission as for heritage.

Walter, N. (2014) Church Buildings for People – reimagining church buildings as nourishing places. Cambridge: Grove Books.

Walter, N. (2011) The Gate of Heaven – how church buildings speak of God. Cambridge: Grove Books.