Daily Archives: 11/12/2018

Keynote speakers at the IHBC Annual Schools 2018/19: sharing heritage AND risk and resilience

The IHBC’s Annual Schools provide opportunities for invaluable CPD and networking, as well as great settings for social activities and exploring a new historic area, and in Belfast delegates heard both the creative insights of Bill Drummond and the professional … Continue reading

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IHBC raises objections in high-level Trailblazer Apprenticeship for ‘Historic Environment Advisors’

The IHBC has lodged its concerns and objections to current proposals for the high-level (Level 7) Historic Environment Advisor Apprenticeship submitted by Historic England’s ‘Trailblazer’ Group to the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) for approval. image: IHBC Marsh Award – Learner … Continue reading

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DesigningBuildings Wiki features IHBC’s Context celebrating ‘50 years of the TCPA and LB protection’

If mention of the 1968 ‘Town and Country Planning Act’ (TCPA) in many circles prompts reference mainly to structure plans, action areas and public participation in planning, tucked away in Part V was a revolution in heritage conservation that Timothy … Continue reading

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IHBC’s technical CPD boost from the UKGBC: ‘Improving visualisation of embodied carbon to inform better design decisions’

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has reported on the launch of Hawkins/Brown’s new tool to quickly visualise the embodied carbon of buildings at any point in the building lifecycle.

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IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’, collective and out of Context: ‘How can we communicate our shared heritage?’- Ask your co-workers and kick-start your own CPD boost!

The morning session of the IHBC Annual School in Belfast provided the opportunity to hear from practicing heritage professionals on methods for sharing our heritage, and a discussion on why (and for whom) we should do so, so maybe take … Continue reading

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BRE and USGBC announce new partnership

Two built environment organisations have announced the first building quality and performance partnership of its kind as BRE and USGBC partner to raise global sustainability standards.

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Historic England Angel Award Winners 2018 Revealed

The winners of the Historic England (HE)  Angel Awards 2018 have been revealed at a ceremony hosted by historian Bettany Hughes at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London. image HE website – Derry, London Derry

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Civic Voice launches fundraising campaign to respond to Building Beautiful Commission

Civic Voice has launched a fundraising campaign to respond to Government’s ‘Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission’ intended to tackle the challenge of poor-quality design and build of homes and places, across the country and help ensure as we build for … Continue reading

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Scotland’s new archaeology strategy launched

Scotland’s new archaeology strategy, ‘Celebrating Archaeology in Scotland 2018’, has been launched.

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Gardens Trusts symposium reveals new discoveries about landscape gardener Humphry Repton in bicentenary year

Culminating years of research, the Gardens Trusts has shed new light on the work of historic landscape gardener Humphry Repton at a symposium at the Garden Museum in November 2018.

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Online archive of Landmark’s ‘History Albums’ now accessible

The marvellous resource that is Landmark’s History Albums is now available online and this makes the detailed research undertaken on each Landmark digitally available to all, an extensive repository for every kind of historian and others to mine.

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