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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: 07/08/2021
IHBC welcomes James Mackintosh Architects to HESPR: IHBC’s register of quality-assured conservation and heritage practices
James Mackintosh Architects is the latest company to be accepted on to the IHBC conservation and heritage services ‘HESPR’ listing, joining 50 other heritage businesses to benefit from IHBC’s quality assurance.
One of the best ways to learn is to explain, as any teacher knows, and creating an article on your area of practice for Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki and the ‘construction industry … Continue reading
IHBC research signpost: Savills Research 2021 – How well is the planning system responding to the climate crisis? As good as Wales?
Savills latest research, explores the different targets in place across the UK, and considers whether national ambition is translating to local action, while noting that ‘Wales could provide a useful model to follow’. image: for illustration purposes only – Open … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1M + costed works this week: Parish Council seeks architect for Quinquennial Inspection & repairs advice, closing 10 August
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the Director’s pick this week features the call from a parish council for … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (church) doorstep’: Thou shalt do more jail time for raiding a church!
Burglars who steal from churches, museums or galleries to get tougher sentence as new rules were announced yesterday from the Sentencing Council so those who steal valuables from buildings can expect to face prison more often, reported the Mail Online … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from doorstep’: National Trust for Scotland chief on how organisation is shaking off the past
THE National Trust for Scotland (NTS) is, according to its chief executive Philip Long, ‘very much back in business’, writes The National.
Highways England could be forced to reverse Cumbria bridge infilling as council orders planning review
Highways England may be forced to reverse the infilling of a 159-year-old masonry arched bridge in Cumbria following a nationwide backlash, as Eden District Council has informed Highways England that it will have to apply for retrospective planning permission to … Continue reading
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has led the launch of a strategy and long-term plan to support the evolution of high streets into thriving places to work, visit and live will breathe new life into town … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is looking to appoint a new chair to its board of Trustees and application date closes on 16 August.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund’s (NHMF) COVID-19 Response Fund, to address long term impacts of the pandemic, ‘is open to applications from charities, not-for-profit and public sector organisations over the next two years.
The third Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk from the Climate Change Committee has warned that a lack of action on climate adaptation is heightening the danger of financial and societal costs in the future, while the UK Green Building … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD boost‘ with added fun: Check out UNESCO’s newly Inscribed properties (2021) and more: 34+
You can now review all 34 Properties Newly Inscribed by UNESCO for 2020/21, from Peru’s Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex to the The Great Spa Towns of Europe (including Bath and Baden-Baden).