Daily Archives: 07/12/2018

IHBC’s latest Council+ corners the tables to see how best to deliver member services

The IHBC has concluded the 7th meeting of its ‘Council+’, the institute’s UK-wide forum for volunteers’ national oversight and development, which took place in Regents Park, London, which included an active ‘four corner debate’ on how best to deliver the … Continue reading

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C20 Society’s Christmas gift to IHBC members: Join up and get a free ticket to ‘Looking Beyond the Bauhaus’ lecture series

The first 15 IHBC members of the IHBC to sign up as members of the Twentieth Century society (C20) are being offered a special bonus of a free ticket to the spring evening lecture series ‘Looking Beyond the Bauhaus’ which … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £253M+ costed work this week: Scottish Redundant Churches Trust seeks Conservation Plan author for Ninian Comper’s Cat A St Margaret’s, Braemar, closing 7/12; No price given

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers from the issue this week features a call from … Continue reading

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CPD in Context: ‘Risky buildings and sacred spaces’, and what we can learned from Belfast

In Context issue 156 (on the Annual School) tour delegates provided an overview of their thoughts on the Thursday tours, in some cases offering food for thought on adapting buildings for changes in use, and asking how we can do … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’: Wellcome’s Living with Buildings exhibition, on health and the built environment – to 3 March, London

London’s Wellcome Collection is hosting a major exhibition about health and architecture – asking ‘How does our built environment affect us?’ –  as it examines the positive and negative influence buildings have on our physical and mental health.

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England’s ‘Open Doors’ pilot: Call for landlords to help match empty space to community needs – closing 31 Dec

Government in England has launched a pilot scheme to match landlords struggling to find tenants for their empty properties with community groups looking for space, with bids and enquiries to be sent to Laura.hurley@communities.gov.uk, and closing 31 December. image: Fiona Newton

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Updates on England’s programme on planning reform

The latest version of the Planning Directorate Newsletter brings readers up to date with the England’s programme of planning reform. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Fine of £5500 for misusing the title ‘architect’

On 22 November 2018 Mr Nicholas Rothe of Manchester was convicted by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) on eight counts of the criminal offence of misusing the title ‘Architect’.

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Warburg Institute Funded Research Fellowships for 2019-20

The Warburg Institute is offering Long-term Research Fellowships in Intellectual, Cultural and Art History (of nine months to twelve months), for tenure during 2019-20, and Short-term Research Fellowships in Intellectual, Cultural and Art History (of two, three or four months), … Continue reading

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Idlicote House landowner loses appeal over sale of urns

The Court of Appeal upheld a High Court decision and that of the Planning Inspector enforcing return of two lead urns removed by landowner Marcus Dill from the grounds of Idlecote House without permission, while as a result he could … Continue reading

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RTPI to investigate strategic infrastructure planning

The RTPI has commissioned new research from the University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with PBA (now a part of Stantec), to find out how strategic infrastructure planning is carried out on the ground. image: Open Government … Continue reading

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Scottish Lochside House named House of the Year 2018

Lochside House, a breathtaking new home in the West Highlands designed by HaysomWardMiller Architects has been named the 2018 RIBA House of the Year.

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