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Looking for IHBC’s Conservation Wiki? Now only a click away using our Home Page icon!

IHBC website users can now access a key IHBC service more readily as the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki now has its dedicated icon link from our Home page, offering easy access to Designing Buildings Wiki’s 3 million users a year via … Continue reading

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New destination needed this summer? Check out IHBC Conservation Wiki’s new Home Page – a great destination for your colleagues too

The IHBC’s Wiki platform service, offered in partnership with the Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) web platform, has had an update to make it the destination page for the development and construction sectors that DBW – and the IHBC Conservation Wiki … Continue reading

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IHBC’s joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ targets construction and development sectors on Designing Buildings Wiki

Practitioners from the widest construction and development sectors will access a key IHBC resource more readily as our new joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ – co-authored with HTVF and the Civic Voice – has been posted on the IHBC’s Conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost: Extend your skills using Designing Buildings Wiki’s ‘Top 50’

The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki is part of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the construction industry knowledge base, and to celebrate reaching 5,000 articles, DBW has listed its most popular articles, any of which can be useful starting points for members to … Continue reading

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New addition to IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – John Edwards on ‘Energy efficiency of traditional buildings’: Why not add yours?

IHBC trustee John Edwards has posted his RICS Conservation Journal article on ‘Energy efficiency of traditional buildings’ on the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – part of the Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) web platform – extending access to his concise summary of … Continue reading

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New app reveals secrets of London’s ‘ghost signs’ of past commerce (wiki)

The BBC has featured a phone app has been created to give users a guided tour of some of London’s best ‘ghost signs’, faded branding and advertising markings found on the sides of buildings across the capital.

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Students: Need help with your built environment dissertation? Try Designing Buildings Wiki!

A seven-part series of Construction Dissertation Guides that provides university students with an overview of the steps involved in researching and producing a dissertation, can be found on Designing Buildings Wiki, the public information platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki … Continue reading

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Are you ‘wiki-interested’ in the best cinema architecture in the UK? Let IHBC know… and DBW too!

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the IHBC’s open platform for our Conservation Wiki, has highlighted some of the best examples of cinema architecture in the UK, but do any others deserve to be on the list?

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IHBC’s Toolbox update: Links to Standards; 22 practice ‘Notes’; Conservation Wiki, SelfStarters, Consultations, Publications and many more tools of the conservation trade… so check it out again, and tell your colleagues

The IHBC is delighted to be able to remind our newer members that our toolbox can offers anyone easy access to the essential tools in conservation practice, including now 22 practice ‘Notes’ and a host of other accessible practitioner resources … Continue reading

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IHBC NI Branch Chair’s 2016 ‘Yearbook’ article, on the heritage ‘nudge’, now on IHBC’s Conservation Wiki

The IHBC 2016 Yearbook article on ‘Nudge theory’ by IHBC Northern Ireland (NI) Branch Chair Andrew McClelland, is featured on the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki platform, again helping extend the reach of your institute’s heritage-related advocacy into mainstream construction work and … Continue reading

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An IHBC journey to Saltaire, from Jane Jacobs via WHSs…: In Yearbook and now on Wiki

The IHBC’s 2016 Yearbook article on Saltaire, Titus Salt’s model Victorian industrial town, which has Dr Jo Lintonbon of Sheffield University survey the widest conservation context of this remarkable town – taking us there from Jane Jacobs via World Heritage … Continue reading

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Context’s 2016 Annual School – ‘Tecton at Dudley’ – reaches IHBC’s Conservation Wiki

Reports from IHBC’s journal Context that covered the IHBC’s 2016 Annual School visit to Dudley, which covered both the Tecton work at the Castle as well as regeneration in the town, have been used to shape a new article for … Continue reading

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IHBC Gus Astley Student Award judge for 2016: David Trench, CBE FCIOB, Project Manager and co-founder of Designing Buildings Wiki, platform for IHBC’s Conservation Wiki

The IHBC is delighted to announce the judge for the 2016 IHBC Gus Astley Student Awards as David Trench CBE FCIOB, one of the UK’s leading project managers, who is also a co-founder and chair of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), … Continue reading

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Context’s ‘Why building conservation needs BS 7913’ now on IHBC’s Conservation Wiki…and how to save £60 on 7913 with IHBC

The Context journal article by IHBC Member John Edwards on the role of the core British Standard in conservation, ‘Why building conservation needs BS 7913’, has now been posted on IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, securing even wider awareness of a core … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Context on ‘re-used railway carriages’ featured in Designing Buildings Wiki

IHBC Director Sean O’Reilly said: ‘This eye-catching feature offers a great profile for some our core concepts – conservation, re-use and low-carbon, sustainable development.  It will remind many mainstream practitioners, especially those less familiar with conservation professionals and practice, just … Continue reading

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Designing Building Wiki’s Carbuncle Cup update – celebrating the dismal

The IHBC’s Wiki-based platform developer, Designing Buildings Wiki, has offered its own take on Building Design’s renowned celebration of the dismal, the Carbuncle Cup! DBW writes On 7th September, Building Design awarded the dubious honour of the Carbuncle Cup for … Continue reading

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IHBC Conservation Wiki adds European heritage & sustainability articles from Context

Two articles co-authored by IHBC member Dennis Rodwell are to be featured on the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki platform, its public service initiative linked to Designing Buildings Wiki. The articles report on EU project research into the energy efficiency and sustainability … Continue reading

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IHBC Context’s Hong Kong articles now on Conservation Wiki: and let us know if we can add yours!

The IHBC’s ongoing programme to extend awareness of our valued membership journal, Context, through our Conservation Wiki public service, is continuing with the posting of recent articles on Hong Kong’s Renaissance Architecture and its Shophouses. IHBC Director Seán O’Reilly said: … Continue reading

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New on IHBC’s Conservation Wiki: Joe Orsi on wrought iron… and on the Wiki – ‘A great tool for professional conservators and crafts.’

The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki resource on Designing Buildings Wiki has had a new entry on Wrought iron posted by Joe Orsi IHBC, who described the resource as ‘easy to navigate and use. A great tool for professional conservators and crafts.’ … Continue reading

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IHBC’s new ‘Context’ featured on Designing Buildings Wiki Home Page and email updates

The new issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context has been featured on the home page of Designing Buildings Wiki (DB Wiki) as well as it regular email updates, to which anyone can subscribe. IHBC Director Seán O’Reilly said: ‘Our … Continue reading

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‘Designing Buildings Wiki’ features IHBC’s Context ‘spreading the word on building types’ – Hong Kong shophouses, London flatlands, medieval settlements and more

‘Designing Buildings Wiki’(DB Wiki), the open-access ‘Wiki’ resource for the built environment and development sectors, is featuring the IHBC’s new issue of Context on the home page of the site, which has 10,000 daily visits, and on its email update, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s latest Research Note: ‘Heritage cases on Enforcement Registers in England’ – IHBC Toolbox and Wiki

IHBC’s newest Research Note (RN), entitled ‘Heritage Cases on Enforcement Registers in England’ (RN 2016/3) has been published on the IHBC’s Toolbox and on its new Conservation Wiki service. Bob Kindred, IHBC Research co-ordinator and author of this Research Note, … Continue reading

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IHBC 2016 Yearbook’s Rypkema on ‘Heritage incentives’: now also on IHBC’s Conservation Wiki

The IHBC Yearbook article by the renowned American authority on heritage finances, Donovan Rypkema, entitled ‘Incentives for the protection, restoration and maintenance of historic buildings’, has been re-published on the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki site, helping extend the reach of heritage-related … Continue reading

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IHBC’s first new Conservation Wiki postings: Context’s Kew; free taster memberships, and more …

The IHBC has just produced its first update in its new Conservation Wiki on the ‘Designing Buildings Wiki’ website, the free cross-disciplinary knowledge base for the construction industry, as the institute uses this innovative resource to extend its reach to … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Conservation Wiki’ spearheads the digital revolution – a 2016 IHBC School launch that gives ‘Power to the people’!

In a bold move to put building and historic environment conservation at the forefront of digital collaboration, the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) has, at its 2016 Day School, launched `a knowledge-sharing platform for built and historic environment conservation … Continue reading

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