Daily Archives: 07/11/2017

IHBC with Ramboll support COTAC 2018 conference – ‘BIM for Heritage: Stepping into the Future with the Past’ – 8 December, London

The IHBC is delighted to welcome and support COTAC’s 2017 conference, ‘BIM for Heritage: Stepping into the Future with the Past’, on 8 December in London, co-sponsored with Ramboll, and offering delegates a unique overview of the challenges and benefits in … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes BEFS call to share building maintenance case studies

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is calling for examples of where multiple owners within a tenement have been unable to agree on maintenance and this has resulted in the need for extensive repair or local authority intervention.

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IHBC CPD UK update from STBA: Includes STBA members’ workshop, Nov. 29, and much more…

The Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) is a UK-wide collaboration of organisations – including the IHBC – that acts as a forum for sustaining and improving traditional buildings, and its recent update headlines key issues for many IHBC members interested … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Chetwyn in Context: ‘Sustainable historic places’ featured on DBW 

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) has featured an article from the IHBC membership journal Context: ‘Planning for sustainable historic places’ by IHBC past Chair Dave Chetwyn, with the post joining DBW’s 5000+ articles on offer to its 6,500 registered and 3 … Continue reading

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DCMS responds to petition calling for interim protection in listing considerations

DCMS has responded to a petition – signed by nearly 7,000 and coming after a developer destroyed a Jacobean ceiling in Bristol to prevent a building being listed – calling for interim protection for buildings being considered for listing by … Continue reading

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Trump does it for America, maybe you can for heritage… THA’s #HeritageChat on 16 Nov – heritage chat in under 125 characters!

THAs first #HeritageChat, linked to the Heritage 2020 initiative, will run on 16 November 2017, 13.00-14.00 (UK time).

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Yorkshire Dales NP nudges house builders to consider building homes in Park

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has contacted landowners, developers, builders, planning agents and Housing Associations to urge them to consider building new homes in the Park.

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Public service research: Whitehall needs to focus on preventative policies

Whitehall is regularly drawn into costly and reactionary spending cycles to mitigate crises within the NHS and adult social care, but this extra money is not sorting out any of the underlying problems these services face, suggests the latest Performance Tracker report … Continue reading

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RTPI planners to create Brexit border scenarios for Ireland

At a joint conference in Dundalk between Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Ireland and RTPI Northern Ireland, planners in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland agreed to work together to create scenarios for a ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ Brexit.

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No windfarm at Louth Canal, Lincs, after dismissal due to ‘harm’ to character

The Application and appeal to build windfarm beside Louth Canal was dismissed by the Secretary of State Sajid Javid because of the ‘harm’ it would do to the character of the area.

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Scarborough Futurist theatre demolition plan approved

Plans to demolish an almost 100-year-old seafront theatre in Scarborough have been approved so the site can be cleared and sold.

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