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- Protected: DRAFT: IHBC@COP26: ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ – IHBC’s globally accessible virtual built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, open 31/10 to 12/11 16/09/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links on learning and CPD, only a click away from our Home Page 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s cross-disciplinary signpost ‘… From the factor’s doorstep’: Revised property factors’ code of conduct for Scotland 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on ‘The Phoenix Garden’ 14/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Royal High School Edinburgh set to become ‘world-class centre for music’ 14/09/2021
- MCT name change: ‘Marsh Charitable Trust’, partners in the IHBC Marsh Awards 14/09/2021
- Record 20 places bid for prestigious UK City of Culture 2025 title 14/09/2021
- Local government, climate change and the environment 14/09/2021
- 10 jobs that will help shape a zero-emissions future 14/09/2021
- REMINDER – New IHBC ‘CPD Priority’ programme virtual event: Ian Hume on ‘Conservation Engineering’, 28-29 September, from £20 for members, with bursaries too! 10/09/2021
- IHBC responds to suite of energy efficiency consultations as changes proposed to traditionally built homes ramp up: ECO4; PAS 2035 etc. 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s Research Signpost: BEIS calls for evidence to substantially reduce research bureaucracy, closing 01/10 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £25M+ costed works this week: DC seeks consultant for town hall works, closing 29/09 and valued up to £100K 10/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Fears over the future of historic Brighton shul 10/09/2021
- Contribute a European dimension to ‘Good Urbanism Principles’ survey by 2021 MarketPlace stallholders HSI/PlaceEconomics 10/09/2021
- RICS Publishes Independent Review – Accepts All Recommendations 10/09/2021
- Dragons’ Den for young professionals in construction, £1000, closing 28/09 10/09/2021
- New research reveals cathedrals’ contribution to local economies & communities 10/09/2021
- National Trust adapts Oxburgh Hall’s roof tiles for bats 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s September CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector support, with free sign up/events listings! 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s CPD signpost: Why not add to DBW’s list of construction industry ‘traditions, superstitions, pseudoscience & obsolete scientific theories’ 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ Signpost: Valuing Victorian church architecture 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: ArchDaily on ‘Mallorca’s abandoned buildings’. 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the WHS’s doorstep’: Height reduced at Edinburgh concert venue with work poised to begin next year 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the ‘Doors Open’ doorstep’ 3: England’s HODs – ‘England’s largest festival of history and culture!’…10-19/09 07/09/2021
Daily Archives: 29/06/2021
IHBC’s input shapes HCLG parliamentary critique of England’s planning pitch: Reforms ‘lack detail’, and need consultation ‘to prevent unintended consequences’!
The Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Parliamentary Committee report on England’s Planning White Paper extensively references the IHBC’s evidence, warning that the proposed reforms ‘lack detail’ and asking for consultation ‘to prevent unintended consequences and harms resulting from them’.
REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2021: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School by submitting your built environment/heritage coursework online, closes 31 July!
The IHBC’s celebrated 2021 Gus Astley Student Awards closes to entries on 31 July, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2020 OR 2021 – just submit it online and on time to have a chance … Continue reading
The IHBC has submitted its response to the consultation on the Historic England Industrial Heritage Strategy, recognising that it is valuable document but that it would also benefit by including recognised definitions and a specific charter, while the need for … Continue reading
REMINDER: IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: SAHGB – IHBC Heritage Research Award, closes 01/07, medal & IHBC School place prizes!
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’, and this week features the joint IHBC- SAHGB Heritage Research Award for ‘architectural-historical research produced… … Continue reading
IHBC’s features ‘Heritage from the (construction) doorstep’: Glasgow College Bar fire – buildings to be demolished
Members of the city council were informed at a meeting that 223 to 229 High Street would be torn down in the interest of public safety, reports Glasgow Live.
Historic buildings on Flat Holm island will be repaired and renovated, island habitats improved for wildlife etc., after the island’s owners, Cardiff Council, secured more than £600K of funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. image: for illustration purposes only … Continue reading
Responding to the changing working patterns of a post-Covid Scotland, the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has revealed new plans to help retrofit public spaces into out-of-town alternatives to city centre offices. image: for illustration purposes only – DBW
A new report published by Centre for London looks at how communities and councils can take a more active role in the stewardship of their local high street. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
Bryn Noble, a civil engineer at WSP and one of past ICE President Andrew Wyllie’s Future Leaders, is calling on all civil engineers to help tackle a key part of our mental and social health. image: DBW article
University College London(UCL) has signed a long-term strategic partnership with the National Trust to help conserve its historical sites and address important heritage challenges. image: UCL website – National Trust images, Mike Selby
The Eden Project has signed an agreement with the owners of the preferred site on the Dundee waterfront for its expansion into Scotland, and released the first image of how the new Eden Project Dundee visitor attraction might look. image: … Continue reading
Young architects are rejecting ‘cookie-cutter modernism’ in favour of approaches that prioritise conserving the earth’s resources according to Joseph Grima, who has written a manifesto calling for a new type of non-extractive architecture.