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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: 03/08/2021
IHBC’s new CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector support, with free sign up/events listings!
The new issue of the IHBC’s regular and free CPD Circular has been posted, offering members and our networks accessible and current information on learning opportunities and Continuing Professional Development (CPD), with free postings for anyone holding relevant events too!
New Closing Date for IHBC’s Student Awards: Submit your coursework by 31 AUGUST to win up to £500 & a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki and the ‘construction industry knowledge base’ – has featured on its Newsletter Laura Alvarez (Senior Principal Urban Design and Conservation Officer at Nottingham City Council) on ‘Understanding Context’, … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: ‘Life After Demolition… Designing for Deconstruction’, from ArchDaily
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 ArchDaily on ‘Life After Demolition… Designing for Deconstruction’.
A review of monuments, buildings and street names has been launched by Stroud District Council to ensure they represent Stroud’s inclusive values in light of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and the attention it brought to on-going racism in … Continue reading
Copenhagen named UNESCO World Capital of Architecture for 2023 The city of Copenhagen has been officially designated as World Capital of Architecture for 2023
The city of Copenhagen has been officially designated as World Capital of Architecture for 2023 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the General Assembly of the International Union of Architects (UIA).
The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP): Collaboration by lawyers and others to enable climate conscious contracting
The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP) is a collaborative effort by lawyers and other legal professionals to enable climate conscious contracting, as more than 700 legal professionals from more than 180 organisations are working pro bono to create practical legal solutions … Continue reading
Evidence from The Heritage Fund on the Parks for People programme uncovers the importance of our parks and how they can be supported in future. image: for illustration purposes only
The Future Cities Forum has announced the winners and runners-up who have been successful in receiving awards in Summer 2021 judging forum.
Minister for Apprenticeships Gillian Keegan has signed off the funding for a stonemasonry Trailblazer apprenticeship, the final step in giving stone its own apprenticeship.
The average value of construction disputes hit a record level in 2020, rising to £27.7m, according to data from Arcadis’ 11th annual ‘Global Construction Disputes Report 2021: The road to early resolution’.
From Handcrafted Stone to 3D Printing: The Technological and Material Evolution of Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia
Archdaily has reported on how numerous technologies were and continue to be used in the construction of Antoni Gaudí’s Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, from a highly crafted stone construction to the most modern 3D printing techniques and high … Continue reading