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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: 17/08/2021
REMINDER: Submit your coursework for the IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award by 31 AUGUST to win up to £500 & a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School
Following calls from participating courses, the closing date for the IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award is now 31 August, so relevant coursework submitted on ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate – from 2020 OR 2021 may be submitted … Continue reading
IHBC CPD Signpost: Townscapes – The Value of Social Infrastructure as ‘physical spaces and community facilities’
A Public Policy think tank has called on government to work with local and devolved authorities to better focus, fund and devise a strategy that establishes support for community facilities as a key pillar of the post-Covid recovery agenda.
IHBC’s research signpost: Design Economy 2021 – on ‘current and future economic, social and environmental’ design values
Design Economy is a resource to help learn more about the current and future economic, social and environmental value of design in the UK.
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: pbctoday on ‘Retrofitting for energy efficiency: PAS 2035’
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 pbctoday on ‘Retrofitting for energy efficiency: PAS 2035’.
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (granite) doorstep’: Granite-gate… guide to UTG saga and why stone is so important to Aberdeen
The Evening Express reports on the mystery of a missing granite staircase has rocked Aberdeen, with a possible police investigation being launched into how dozens of precious stone slabs ended up on the property of a high profile businessman.
After a Planning Inspector determined that a temporary sculpture on the plinth of the former slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol would fail to preserve the special architectural and historic interest of the Grade II listed monument, the proposal has … Continue reading
Stronger together – Creative England and Creative Industries Federation have united to form the Creative UK Group
Creative England and Creative Industries Federation have united to form the Creative UK Group We work to connect, support, champion and invest in the UK’s world-leading creative industries.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the latest Future Trends survey results, a monthly report of the business and employment trends affecting the architects’ profession, highlighting that ‘… architects remain very positive about future workloads’.
Highways England has found itself embroiled in yet another row over a planned bridge infilling project as engineers, transport planners and the local authority have all hit out at the proposed infill of a 156-year-old disused rail bridge in the … Continue reading
The public consultation process for The British Standards Institution (BSI) PAS 8673, a new specification that provides a framework for the competence of building safety managers, is open until 15 September.
THA’s UK surveys: ‘Diversity, Inclusion & the Heritage Sector’ and ‘Accessibility & Heritage’, closing soon
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has issued two surveys, on ‘Diversity, Inclusion & the Heritage Sector’ closing 6 September, and on ‘Accessibility & Heritage’, closing 28 August.
For the first time since it opened for tours forty years ago, Dennis Severs’ 18th Century house in Spitalfields, east London, has been closed to the public but, behind the scenes, a small army has been working to renew the … Continue reading