Daily Archives: 03/08/2018

IHBC welcomes PLACE Alliance & partners research: ‘Reviewing design review in London’

The IHBC has welcomed a new study by PLACE Alliance and partners – Reviewing design review in London – examining design review cases in London to provide ‘a 360-degree analysis of the diversity of design review practices across London and … Continue reading

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Building History Bulletin from Cambridge MSt features IHBC successes: 2017 Student Award winner Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez and more…

The ‘Building History Newsletter’ of the IHBC-recognised Cambridge Master of Studies (MSt) in Building History highlighted the success of their IHBC Gus Astley Annual Student Award winner for 2017, Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez, while also reporting that course graduate Sophie Hetherington … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic building in Leeds set for healthy new lease of life

The Yorkshire Evening Post has explored how a landmark building in Leeds that suffered years of neglect, the former York Road Library, is on course for a bright and healthy future as a major transformation project enters its closing stages.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (museum) doorstep’: V&A’s ‘less scary’ entrance drives up visitor numbers

The Guardian has reported on how the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has bucked its trend of falling numbers with a new piazza and Pink Floyd show.

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Civic Voice objects to Ealing Council deleting conservation officer post

Ahead of a decision by London’s Ealing Council on whether to delete the role of its Conservation Officer, Civic Voice has written to say that deleting the conservation officer role would demonstrate the Council’s lack of commitment to historic environment.

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Stirling home to Scotland’s ‘Best Building 2018’

The Engine Shed in Stirling has won three top industry awards in is first year of opening. image: S O’Reilly

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Nominate someone who deserves a medal for ‘for lifetime achievement in the stone industry’, closing 14 September

Every two years, the Worshipful Company of Masons, the stone industry’s livery company, and Stone Federation Great Britain, get together to decide who should receive the biennial Duke of Gloucester Award for lifetime achievement in the stone industry.

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Scottish Building Regulations: Review of Energy Standards: ‘Call for Evidence’

A review of the energy standards of the Scottish Building Regulations has commenced which is Scottish Building Regulations: Review of Energy Standards: ‘Call for Evidence’

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Florida’s ‘Van Gogh Starry Night’ house mural can stay

A Florida couple fined thousands of dollars for painting Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night onto their Florida home as a landmark for their autistic son have received an apology from the mayor.

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