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- IHBC’s 2020 AGM update 1: 3 December, online, with ‘CP25’ and new governance ‘Articles’, but Council+ postponed to 2021 25/09/2020
- Don’t forget: IHBC’s HESPR-linked service promotion is now even more accessible to clients when using our map-based search 25/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £2.1M+ costed works: Council seeks PM services, closing 1/10 and valued at £104K 25/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Heritage Trail proposals to highlight landmarks in St Albans 25/09/2020
- New appointments for design and heritage in England’s planning: Nicholas Boys Smith and Charles O’Brien 25/09/2020
- Government’s £40M Green Recovery Challenge Fund: Up to £40M & 100% project costs! 25/09/2020
- TCPA Report: ‘No place for place-making’, and how planning is bypassed via PDR 25/09/2020
- Ireland’s Architectural heritage protection laws could be reviewed, looking to the UK’s staged approach 25/09/2020
- Rebuilding Heritage support programme: ‘From Survival to Sustainability’ 25/09/2020
- Scotland’s PAS seeks EOIs for funding from the ‘smarter choices smarter places’ fund: Closing 28/09 25/09/2020
- Robert Jenrick’s speech on planning for the future: 21/09 25/09/2020
- Green Homes Grant skills training competition, closing 14/10 25/09/2020
- BBC Visual and Data Journalism team visualise what coronavirus will do to our offices and homes 25/09/2020
- IHBC submits evidence to Commons Select Committee Inquiry on ‘Supporting our High Streets after Covid-19’ 22/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Construction Declares and the energy minister meeting, from Building 22/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Union Chain Bridge gets £250K injection for refurbishment 22/09/2020
- The future of architect regulation: ARB’s call for evidence, closing 23 October 22/09/2020
- CIAT Chartered Practice launched 22/09/2020
- Heritage science case study: The benefits of burying stone, from HE via Stone Specialist 22/09/2020
- Oxford City Council announces new partner for Design Review Panel: Design South East 22/09/2020
- CIC launches Design Quality Indicator for Health 2 22/09/2020
- HES: Is history and heritage good for your health? 22/09/2020
- IHBC’s new Context out now! Nourish your CPD with food, drink and conservation – all in new compostable envelopes too! 18/09/2020
- Construction Manager features launch of UK APPG: ‘Conservation, People and Places’, with IHBC as secretariat 18/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £487K+ costed posts: Council seeks archaeological scheme, closing 13/10, valued £230K 18/09/2020
Monthly Archives: August 2020
Last chances for IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020: Closing 31/08, £500 + free place at IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School – Just submit coursework online!
The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award celebrates relevant coursework from ANY UK taught course – history, planning, design, enhancement and more– so just submit your coursework online for a chance to receive up to a £500 cash prize and participate in … Continue reading
The IHBC welcomed a new industry-wide standard to make construction knowledge more accessible, launched by Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – and developed by the Construction Knowledge Task Group (CKTG).
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week: National heritage lead seeks funding scheme evaluations, closing 11/09, valued £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
Alex Hill, managing director at Whitecode Design Associates, offers insight into the smart ways to design building services to ensure they perform as designed and maintain a thermally comfortable environment for occupants, without being over-engineered, from pbctoday.
Rights: Community: Action issues ‘pre-action’ letter warning of a Judicial Review claim on new permitted development rules
Rights: Community: Action has instructed Leigh Day Solicitors to issue a ‘pre-action’ letter warning of a Judicial Review claim in relation to the government’s new rules on permitted development rights.
Funding of £3.8 million will help protect jobs and assist the re-opening of iconic heritage sites closed during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been announced. image: NTS
Welsh ministers have announced a £260m funding boost for councils, bringing the total amount of government COVID-19 support to almost half a billion pounds.
Historic England (HE) has launched a new addition to Heritage Counts, ‘Heritage and the Environment’ which explores the key aspects affecting England’s natural and built environments and the relationships that exist between them. image: HE
Northern Ireland (NI) Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín is to make a further £10.8M funding available to the voluntary and community sector to assist recovery from and prepare for any possible second wave of Covid-19.
England’s Circular 03/2020 provides additional information further to the introduction of new permitted development rights to extend buildings upwards as well as the publication of the Manual to the Building Regulations. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence … Continue reading
Cash strapped historic churches helped by the National Churches Trust as the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the finances of many churches. image: for illustration purposes only – Joanna Theobald
Better Towns Consortium launches an interactive ‘#bettertowns roadmap’ to help realise the potential of towns
The #bettertowns consortium has launched the ‘#bettertowns roadmap’, a data based methodology for bringing about positive change in towns by repurposing forgotten spaces and re-engaging with their communities through realistic and actionable projects. image:Better Towns website
Trees for Life has submitted a planning application for the world’s first rewilding centre at its 10,000-acre Dundreggan Estate in Glenmoriston.
Still time to submit to IHBC’s Student Awards: £500 & free places at 2021 Brighton School – It’ll take only a moment to submit coursework online, before 31 August!
The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award celebrates relevant coursework from ANY UK taught course – history, planning, design, enhancement and more– so just submit your coursework online for a chance to receive up to a £500 cash prize and … Continue reading
IHBC welcomes DBW and partners launch of ‘People Wiki’: … supporting diversity and inclusion, addressing skills and social value
The IHBC has welcomed the launch by Building People and Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – of a new support service, ‘People Wiki’, a free, open access knowledge sharing platform for diversity and … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: ‘Spacesaving in US homes – the History of ‘Pocket Doors’
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, with notices from across the development sector’s publications, and this week features Designing … Continue reading
Historic England (HE) has awarded £250,000 towards the restoration of the world’s oldest operational vehicular suspension bridge, reports The Berwick Advertiser. “This bridge means so much to so many people….”
IHBC’s ‘Out of Context’ CPD boost from Ireland: The development of Irish building conservation, with a heritage focus
The history Irish conservation complements beautifully that of the UK, so if your knowledge needs a boost then UCD Assistant Professor Arthur Parkinson’s feature from issue 163 of Context. on historic building conservation in Ireland, explains its development and context, … Continue reading
Research commissioned by specialist heritage insurer, Ecclesiastical, has revealed young people are less likely to visit heritage attractions in person once the lockdown lifts due to coronavirus fears. However, digital is a revenue opportunity for heritage attractions as two fifths … Continue reading
URBACT is exploring how smaller cities reliant on tourism can re-imagine their future in the wake of Covid-19, with case studies of two smaller URBACT cities – Dubrovnik (HR) and Grosseto (IT).
With over twelve years’ experience helping people who have lost their jobs to plan and manage their career transitions and having created the world’s first Level 3 university accredited course in ‘Personal Career Management’, Soldier On! is offering its outplacement … Continue reading
CITB NI has launched a new £1,000 bursary award for students studying a third level Built Environment related qualification (Level 4 or above), closing 18/09.
Health and safety are always at the forefront of the minds of responsible employers, but current times have perhaps made these issues even more prevalent, as this article explores, writes UK Construction Week. image: for illustration purposes only Open Government … Continue reading
Simon Allford will be the RIBA’s next President and Gavin Traylor the next RSAW President.
This summer SPAB’s launching a photography competition, and few technical limitations means that photos taken on a smartphone or a DSLR camera (minimum of 300dpi and a maximum file size of 10Mb) are welcome, while there’s no limit to the … Continue reading