Daily Archives: 05/03/2019

IHBC launches ‘base-line’ consultation document on modernising governance, calling for member contributions and feedback after ‘more than a decade of exploration, interrogation, and debate’.

Following recent rounds of meetings with members, Branches and trustees, the IHBC has launched a ‘base-line’ discussion document on modernising the Institute’s governance, and move forward after more than a decade of exploration, interrogation, and debate’. image: Sarah Sullivan

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IHBC’s Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’ 1:
Loss of historic buildings in Exeter fire revives public interest in remains

The fire in Exeter’s Cathedral Yard on 28 October 2016 has had an unexpected legacy: the revival of public interest in the city’s historic built environment and the reawakening of popular interest in the city’s remaining historic buildings, aspects captured … Continue reading

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Loss of historic buildings in Exeter fire revives public interest in remains

IHBC’s Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’ 2:
GII listed arches at Scarborough railway station to be rebuilt following structural damage

The Scarborough News has reported on how two of the historic railway arches at Scarborough train station are to be demolished and rebuilt after being damaged by a vehicle, offering a perspective for delegates to take to the 2019 Nottingham … Continue reading

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GII listed arches at Scarborough railway station to be rebuilt following structural damage

IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Blue pub told to change colour to match town heritage

The Morning Advertiser has reported on how Newark and Sherwood District Council has said the White Hind’s new blue look must match its conservation area heritage aesthetic.

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IHBC ‘CPD boost’: BIM & more – conservation practices, challenges and opportunities in a changing world, from COTAC Chair Ingval Maxwell to RIBA

In a RIBA knowledge post, Ingval Maxwell – Chair of COTAC, with which IHBC has a Memorandum of Understanding – discusses some of the challenges and opportunities that BIM poses for the conservation sector.

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Derelict buildings in Glasgow to be given new life

The local authority, Glasgow City Council, has issued a 10-year vision that strives to reimagine Glasgow as a world-class city and bring derelict buildings back to life.

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Parliament passes accelerated degree proposals

Proposals to increase choice for students and save on tuition fees have been passed by the House of Commons and House of Lords. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

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Co-op’s Community Wellbeing Index: Caring about the wellbeing of our local communities

The Co-op’s Community Wellbeing Index has been developed after it talked to people across the UK to find out what matters most – and what could be improved – where they live and work. image: Co-op YouTube video

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British Council update: ‘Helping to create a modern, vibrant and creative image of the UK’

Through the promotion of arts, English, science, and education the British Council works on high-profile international festivals and seasons, introducing people around the world to the best of UK culture and innovation, and has now offered an update on recent … Continue reading

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Historic England Technical Conservation Guidance and Research update

For a quick guide to Historic England’s technical conservation guidance and research see the new brochure. (Update to NewsBlog of  28/08/18)

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IHBC’s IMHO in Scotland: Architect and campaigner share views on Scotland’s derelict sites following new powers to address ‘eyesore sites’

The Scotsman has featured the opinions of Edinburgh architect Dr James Simpson and Save Leith Walk campaigner, Ian Hood, as they share their views on how to handle Scotland’s derelict sites following the announcement that Scottish councils are to receive … Continue reading

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