Daily Archives: 07/01/2020

REMINDER: We’re looking for your nominations for the IHBC Marsh Awards for both ‘retired IHBC members’ and ‘successful learners’!

The IHBC Marsh Award for Community Contribution (Retired Member) is offered to celebrate the contribution of a retired IHBC member to the community (e.g. through BPT involvement, neighbourhood planning, civic and local trusts with heritage interests). IHBC Marsh Award for Successful … Continue reading

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New Towns, New Year Quiz: Answers

The last edition of IHBC Newsblogs saw a slightly fiendish (if lighthearted) quiz on new towns, to celebrate the coming of a new decade and the latest issue of Context, No 162, themed around New Towns, while below are the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2020 CPD boost… out of Context: Steel windows –  fenestration in balance

IHBC members looking to learn more about repair techniques for steel windows will find the stand-alone article by Sophie Godfraind in the latest issue of Context, No 162, themed around New Towns, particularly useful as it gives examples of how … Continue reading

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Report on ‘Community ownership in Scotland: 2018’ now out

The annual publication showing the extent of community ownership in Scotland has been published.

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National Railway Heritage Awards presented

HRH The Princess Royal presented the National Railway Heritage Awards (NRHA) at a special ceremony to mark the competition’s 40th anniversary on Wednesday 4 December.

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RIBA publishes guide to building sustainably

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published a new guide to help RIBA members and the wider sector embed sustainable outcomes into practice.

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AHF Annual Review 2018/19 and Strategy for 2020-23 issued

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has announced the publication of its Annual Review for 2018/19 and the new Strategy for 2020-23.

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HE issues new and free guidance on Building Information Modelling (BIM) – Developing the Asset Information Model’

Historic England (HE) has published online its second guidance on Building Information Modelling (BIM) –‘BIM for Heritage – Developing the Asset Information Model‘ – with downloads that include Word templates to assist in the development individual Asset Information, Exchange Information … Continue reading

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£1.15M Funding boost for the great British pub

England’s Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick is backing the great British pub with a new £1.15 million fund to benefit an estimated 100 communities. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Graduates win the SPAB design prize for inventive schemes to revive industrial heritage

Each year, the SPAB’s Philip Webb Award celebrates new design in the context of historic buildings, and this year, first place was awarded jointly to University of Sheffield graduates Nikola Yanev and Olivia Hellman, for their schemes which gave imaginative … Continue reading

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