Daily Archives: 21/05/2019

Don’t forget: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July – Simply submit coursework (anything from history to design and beyond) for the chance of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School!

The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Awards for 2019 closes on 31 July, so if you have relevant coursework from any UK taught course – under-graduate OR post-graduate, from 2018 OR 2019 – be sure to submit it online and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ToolBox SelfStarter update for ‘Volunteers and Careers’: New UK heritage careers guide from BEFS and Heritage Alliance

Professor Ian Baxter – BEFS Vice-Chair, Heritage Alliance trustee and IHBC Education Committee member – has compiled a new Heritage Career Guide that lists a range of useful places to check for vacancies in the heritage sector, and the resource … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Bedford Hospital must keep historic nursery rhyme tiles

The Bedford Independent has reported on how Bedford Hospital’s application to remove over 20 historic nursery rhyme tiles has been rejected by Bedford Borough Council.

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IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ and case study – out of Context and inside Scotland – on ‘Thatching techniques’

In a case study of the rethatching of a Hebridean blackhouse in Context 158, the IHBC Context’s ‘Highlands and islands’ issue, Matthew Withey invites readers to consider how investing in traditional materials helps support endangered craft skills, and develop insights … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on heritage and risk: Notre Dame shows ‘the unifying force of culture, Grenfell the corruption of government’

Julian Vigo – ‘scholar, film-maker and human rights consultant’- explores in Counterpunch a personal take on how, in the aftermath of the fire at Notre Dame, people began to highlight the alleged hypocrisy surrounding how the Parisian cathedral’s fire was … Continue reading

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Great Yarmouth Council £2m scheme to buy and renovate ‘dilapidated’ flats

Great Yarmouth council is to go ahead with a scheme to buy up dilapidated flats and bed sits and renovate them for sale or rent, as a report on the £2m scheme says it will be cost-neutral over 30 years … Continue reading

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Councillor calls on government to revoke demolition process without consultation

A Councillor is calling for the government to revoke a planning process which allows buildings to be demolished without public consultation.

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SPAB launches the Philip Webb Award for 2019

The Philip Webb Award, an annual award from the SPAB for recent graduates and Part II students at UK Schools of Architecture is announced.

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Isle of Wight houses on graves plan branded ‘appalling’ by relatives: BBC

Plans to build homes on the graves of people buried at Wellow Baptist Church Isle of Wight, as recently as 2012 have been branded ‘appalling’ by their relatives.

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Protecting the Scottish countryside: apply for funding

Organisations can now apply for a share of £250,000 for projects that support developer decisions in the Scottish countryside, with the deadline for registration on midday on 19 June 2019. image: Fiona Newton

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Competition ‘Call for Entries: Barjeel Museum for Modern Arab Art’, seeks designs ‘informed by local cultural heritage and environmental conditions’: Registration opens 1 June

The 3rd Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture by Tamayouz Excellence Award. has invited students, designers and architects worldwide to design an architectural and cultural landmark in the city of Sharjah in the UAE, that hosts the Barjeel collection which represents … Continue reading

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