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- Support conservation as a climate solution: Volunteers and hosts for IHBC@COP26’s Zoom ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ still welcome, with guidance now out 15/10/2021
- IHBC responds to Conservation Principles for North Ireland 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links and guidance on joining, accreditation and career progress are only a click away! 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £43K+ works this week: Charity seeks architect for GII refurb, valued £43K, closing 22/10 15/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gateway to historic town centre re-opened following improvement works, as what ‘WAS’ becomes ‘HAZ’ 15/10/2021
- ARB on ‘Modernising architectural education and training’ 15/10/2021
- Department for Levelling Up etc. (DLUHC) on ‘Our Governance’ and Board 15/10/2021
- RICS sets new standards of conduct 15/10/2021
- Scotland’s new Local Place Plans regulations laid in Parliament 15/10/2021
- Elizabeth Tower conservation set to complete in 2022 15/10/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career? Stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’, with posts ranging from conservation architects (x2) and Officers (x7+) and seeking Net Zero (HE), Listing (HE) and sustainability skills 12/10/2021
- New Context out, on ‘Conservation leadership by the people’: From Amenity Societies and Wentworth Woodhouse to Kurt Schwitters, Scotland’s Towns, Chester and more 12/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC CPD signpost: Gender-Responsive Public Procurement – Can public procurement help solve gender inequality? 12/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on the ‘Conference of Trees at COP26’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans for bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland scrapped – reports 12/10/2021
- The NCT guide to ‘incredible churches in wild landscapes’, with 200+ churches to visit in UK National Parks 12/10/2021
- Record fine issued to London landlord over planning offence 12/10/2021
- Nearly £60m low carbon growth programme approved for Swansea 12/10/2021
- China vows to curb urban demolitions, preserve cultural heritage 12/10/2021
- IHBC members’ on-line ‘inclusive Council’ invites issued: ‘Join in shaping our activities and plans’ – Wed 13 Oct, 1.30PM on 08/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 08/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £145K+ works this week: BC seeks governance etc. consultants on heritage project, valued to £25K, closing 25/10 08/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the cemetery’s step’: Paris Court Rules Brancusi’s ‘Kiss’ to stay 08/10/2021
- Boris Johnson pledges no homes will be built on green fields 08/10/2021
Daily Archives: 11/07/2020
IHBC’s Virtual School extends across the globe…. very positively, if with a very light touch: 5 continents reach us, and 97% would repeat!
Analysis of some of the early data coming back from the IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School shows that we reached most continents – even if with some tiny numbers and including some familiar, if very welcome, faces – while overall feedback … Continue reading
As the COVID-19 pandemic overturned most plans across the globe, the IHBC’s partnership plans with the Marsh Awards also needed revision, but the partners can confirm that we’ll be assessing nominations and announcing results in the coming weeks.
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £6M+ costed works across 11 projects: English BC seeks PM services for urban ‘Exemplar’, closing 16 July, valued £20-30K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (city) doorstep’: ‘Living Wall’ of recycled metal set to transform building by Cannon Street Station
A scheme for a five storey ‘living wall’ made of drinks cans at Cousin Lane next to Cannon Street London Underground station got the green light from City of London Corporation, reports My London News.
The Journal of the Building Limes Forum (BLF) has been circulated to BLF members, while IHBC member Alison Henry explores her experience as editor and why this publication is ‘a timeless repository of research, knowledge and case studies for anyone … Continue reading
Chief Executive of the National Lottery Heritage Fund Ros Kerslake has said that the powerful protests happening across the world, including the UK, calling for a re-examination and a redress of racial inequality has led her to reflect on The … Continue reading
UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written submissions of evidence on ‘Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes’, with the call closing 13 July. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
This presents the main messages arising from the consultation on the Role of Public Sector Bodies in Scotland in Tackling Climate Change.
Strategic Review of the Restoration and Renewal Programme: invitation to make submissions, closing 7 August
Following announcement by Parliamentary Works Sponsors Body of its intention to conduct a Strategic Review of the Restoration and Renewal Programme, an invitation is extended to make submissions, with a closing date of 7 August. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced … Continue reading
Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced radical reforms to the planning system, giving freedom for buildings and land in town centres to change use without planning permission, though ‘Developers will still need to adhere to high standards and regulations, just … Continue reading
The government has announced a £1.57 billion support package for cultural and heritage organisations.
Government support for charities in the Covid-19 crisis was announced on 8 April 2020 when a £750m package to ‘ensure [charities] can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak’ was outlined by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
Two Brisbane skyscrapers are being stitched together to create a new ‘green’ building, the BBC has reported.