Daily Archives: 12/09/2017

‘What is a marketing exercise for ‘BAR’ and ‘HAR’?  IHBC answers in our new ToolBox Guidance Note on ‘Marketing of heritage assets’ 

If you are looking for answers to marketing your heritage at risk (HAR), check out the IHBC’s new Guidance Note on the ‘Marketing of heritage assets’, just launched on our ToolBox resource (GN2017/6).

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Answers to car parking in conservation areas: ‘Conservation and Urbanism’ in IHBC’s Context 150

Architect Planner and engineer Colin Davis outlines a few ideas on how to integrate parked cars as effectively as possible into conservation areas while still conforming to current legislation and rules regarding cars parked on public land’.

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DBW selection from Open House London 2017 festival: 16/17 September

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) has selected some of the most interesting buildings to check on 16 and 17 September as part of Open House London festival of architecture and design.

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Do you know anyone who deserves a national honour? If so, DCMS wants to hear from you!

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is accepting nominations for candidates whose activities fall within their remit, i.e. sports, the creative industries, including fashion design and advertising, art, music, film, museums, tourism and hospitality, libraries, heritage, archaeology, broadcasting and … Continue reading

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Nominations for Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards 2017: Open till 30 Sept

Nominations for the Ecclesiastical Heritage Heroes Award, 2017, the Heritage Alliance’s celebration of the achievements of volunteers are now being accepted up until 30 September.

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THA on Health, 2 October: ‘Is heritage good for your health?’

The Heritage Alliance has announced that booking is now open for their annual debate scheduled for Monday 2 October at The Adelphi Suite, The Waldorf Hilton: ‘Is heritage good for your health?’

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Robin Hood Gardens demolition is an ‘act of vandalism’ says Simon Smithson

Simon Smithson, the son of the architects behind the soon-to-be-demolished Robin Hood Gardens, has attacked politicians for tampering with the heritage-listing system, to erase prime examples of the UK’s post-war architecture.

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Call for Entries 2018: European Union Prize For Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, closing 1 Oct

Applications for the next edition of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, taking place during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, can be submitted until 1 October 2017.

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HE online discussion: Challenges for Archaeology – 20/21 Sept

The Historic England LinkedIn group is having an online discussion in the 21 Century Challenges for Archaeology series on 20– 21 September entitled ‘New models for advisory services: potential future roles for local authority archaeology services and Historic England’.

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The Roman Roads of Britain Visualized as a Subway Map

Sasha Trubetskoy, an undergraduate statistics major at the University of Chicago, has made a Roman Roads of Britain Network Map in the graphic-design style of the subway maps you’ll find in London or any other major city today.

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Heritage 2020 @HeritageChat a twitter initiative for historic environment sector

Heritage 2020 sets up monthly #HeritageChat for the historic environment sector using the handle @HeritageChat.

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