Daily Archives: 10/09/2019

IHBC’s Twitter followers pass 10.5k… and why this is good news for everyone!

IHBC’s Twitter account, @IHBCtweet, has passed 10,500 followers, which offers more great news on the strength and breadth of our network and one success of the services we offer to members and the sector!

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Don’t forget IHBC London’s 2019 conference: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond’ – Conserving Post-war Buildings & Places, 2 October

The IHBC London Branch conference for 2019, bauhaustobrutalism.ihbc.org.uk – #IHBCBauhaustoBrutalism, will offer critical CPD around the thorny but topical issue of ‘conserving post-war buildings and places’, over a programme of talks, challenges, networking and more, with content ranging from thermal performance to building … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Experts refuse to list Wolverton’s controversial Agora as an historic building

MKCITIZEN has reported on why Historic England rejected the case to list the controversial Wolverton Agora Centre as a building of historic interest.

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IHBC CPD boost, on ‘planned preventative maintenance’ (PPM) and technology, from construction’s mainstream and via DBW

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), IHBC’s partner platform in our Conservation Wiki, has highlighted to its 10,000 registered users a recent take on mainstream construction practice in ‘planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and technology’ that may offer useful CPD insights to IHBC … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Annotating and revealing the historic landscape – and reproducing it – from the Highlands and Islands

IHBC’s Context covering the Scottish Highlands and Islands offers insights from Kenneth McElroy, Director of the Caithness Broch Project on what that project can teach us about how a voluntary grass roots organisation, looking to construct a ‘full scale replica’ … Continue reading

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England’s councils accused of ‘restricting’ retail to residential conversions

Local authorities are preventing developers from converting retail space into residential property because of scepticism over ‘Permitted Development Rights’, a private wealth law firm says, as reported by LocalGov. image: IHBC South East Branch

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Scotland’s ‘Doors Open Day’… open at 30! Accessible, on-site CPD, commended by the IHBC

Scotland’s Doors Open Days kicked off its thirtieth birthday celebrations with a flower-filled Govanhill Baths, and offers a full website listing a wide range of regular and one-off opportunities for on-site CPD, accessible, free, and commended by the IHBC! 

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NLHF on young people and heritage: ‘Ways to meaningfully involve young people in heritage…’ with £10M pilot, ‘Kick the Dust’

Making heritage relevant to more – and more diverse – young people, is important says the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), which is why it set up ‘Kick the Dust’, a £10 million pilot programme to explore new ways of … Continue reading

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MHCLG appoints Tibbalds and Design Council for NPPF-linked visual design guide

Tibbalds and the Design Council have been appointed by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to develop a visual design guide that will form part of the revised Design Planning Practice Guidance (PPG), supporting the National Planning … Continue reading

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MHCLG Report on resistance to moisture in buildings published

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government(MHCLG) commissioned and has published research that investigated the moisture resistance of typical constructions in both new buildings and where insulation is retrofitted to existing buildings.

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Royal Albert Dock in lonely planet’s ultimate UK travels 2019

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has been included in lonely Planet’s ‘Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist’ 2019. This esteemed book ranks the 500 most memorable and compelling sights and experiences across Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Channel Islands to creative a … Continue reading

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