Daily Archives: 17/09/2019

See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on disaster recovery and the ‘Phoenix Case Study’: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 

IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School exploration of a phoenix-like ‘Rebuilding from the Ashes’, with a case study of Stoke Rochford Hall from David Catell, Architect, now available on IHBC’s YouTube channel.  

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IHBC prompt: Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards – call for 2019 nominations open until 4 October

Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Award is the Heritage Alliance’s celebration of the amazing achievements of volunteers, and nominations are now open until 4 October.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (cultural) doorstep’: Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways to recapture former glories with Heritage Fund grant

Great Yarmouth’s 91 year old Venetian Waterways has been re-opened to the public following a £2.7 million regeneration project, supported predominantly by a £1.7 million National Lottery Heritage Fund grant, as reported by the  Museums and Heritage Advisor.

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IHBC ‘CPD boost’, out of Context:  The pleasures and perils of architectural research – from our Highlands and Islands issue

The Scottish Highlands and Islands issue of Context offers distinct takes on architectural research in rural areas north and south of the Scottish borders, with insights from each that can promote critical takes – personal and collective – on principles … Continue reading

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Reflecting on #IHBCNottingham2019: Fire engulfs Grade II-listed Horncliffe Mansion

BBC news has reported on how the Grade II-listed mansion, Horncliffe Mansion in Rawtenstall has been ‘completely gutted’ after a fire tore through the derelict building in Lancashire, a case that offers more lessons on the theme of the IHBC’s … Continue reading

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Lawyers put 100 local authorities on notice over climate inaction

Lawyers from ClientEarth are putting 100 local authorities across England on notice, warning them that they will violate their legal obligations and risk legal challenge if they do not introduce proper climate change plans.

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North Somerset Council serves Birnbeck Pier repairs notice

Working with Historic England, North Somerset Council has served a repairs notice to the private owner of Birnbeck Pier, designed by Eugenius Birch the noted Victorian engineer and constructed between 1862 and 1867. image: National Piers Society

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Manchester College launches new industry-sponsored Architectural and Construction Engineering Scholarship for 16-18 year olds

The Manchester College (TMC) is launching a brand new industry-sponsored Architectural and Construction Engineering (ACE) Scholarship in Construction and The Built Environment for 16-18 year old’s.

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New petition to save Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Whitechapel Bell Foundry closed in June 2017, having cast bells in the East End for almost 450 years, but the East End Preservation Society is trying to secure its survival. image: By Mramoeba – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53705569

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