IHBC’s newest Context out: – Featuring Scotland’s ‘Highlands and Islands’, and far beyond…

publication coverThe latest issue of IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around practice issues relating to – or in parallel with –  conservation in Scotland’s ‘Highlands and Islands’, including the challenges and achievements of working in diverse rural areas, with regular features also on offer such as book reviews, reports from officers and much, much more.

If you enjoy the theme of this issue, you may wish to view the 2014 Annual School Context (Issue 136) which features more from Orkney and on the Art of Conservation , or perhaps listen to some of the audio recordings from the 2014 IHBC Annual School, you can hear the sounds of the landscape, and get a taster for Stromness townscapes or wartime maritime heritage .

Articles in the current issue include:

  • Immersed, charmed and inspired on conservation’s front line -Tom Hunter
  • Taking the breath away- Cliff Hague
  • Celebrating these pinnacles of prehistoric building- Kenneth McElroy
  • Lord Leverhulme’s Hebridean experiment- Susan Rabé
  • Re-thatching a Hebridean blackhouse -Matthew Withey
  • Orkney gables in a changing climate -Jessica Hunnisett
  • Engaging communities in our Highlands and Islands- Dawn McDowell
  • New architecture of Scotland’s west coast -Fiona Newton
  • In search of Highland manses -Andrew Millar
  • The cost and the value of heritage- Steven Tolson
  • Out of the mists and myths of the past- Jane Houlton
  • Bring on the conservation team- Roger Evans
  • Architecturally speaking -Nick Corbett
  • Community matters -Heather Alcock and Lizzie Heywood

logoRemember, reading Context is the standard resource to ensure  IHBC member address priorities in their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and their skills across all of the IHBC’s Areas of Competence.

To access Context:

  • IHBC Members: See your postbox, if you don’t already have it by your desk or bed
  • Non-members: Go to the Context Archive

As ever, themed issues of Context also include more general conservation articles as well as news, book reviews and reports from IHBC’s officers.

If you have any suggestions for Context articles or other material contact Mike Taylor at: editorial@ihbc.org.uk

See information on Context’s future issues, guidance for authors

Access the online archive and see the issue online

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