Design 5 - Architects’ expertise is highly regarded in the areas of conservation philosophy, principles and practice, traditional building technology and architectural history.

Alan Croker is regularly invited to share his conservation and architectural skills and experience with students, fellow professionals, various authorities and professional bodies. He is a regular contributor to the Canberra University Summer School on the Conservation of Traditional Building Materials, and the Masters degree course in Heritage Conservation at Sydney University. He is also often invited to speak on Hindu temples and iconography to specialist groups.

Members of the office are actively involved with various heritage committees, professional organisations and teaching institutions including:

Australia ICOMOS
Heritage Council of NSW
Royal Australian Institute of Architects
National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Historic Houses Trust of NSW
University of Sydney
University of New South Wales
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)