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IHBC’s Coronavirus-friendly CPD boost… out of Context: Saving new town heritage and beyond, with Google, DBW and IHBC too1

In the in the recent issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns Bob Colenutt and Sabine Coady Schaebitz make the case for saving new town heritage, arguing that protecting the extraordinary heritage of new towns … Continue reading

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New Context out now! Ireland under the scope… from the evolving CO to national climate change planning, and urban house museum-making to architects in conservation

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around heritage in Ireland and offering learning on the diverse issues faced by heritage on this western edge of Europe, from the evolving role of the (architectural) … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD Boost, out of Context: Using local lists to capture the significance of a designed city

Readers of the IHBC’s NewsBlogs will be familiar with the concept of local lists, and the latest issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns, offers a way to reflect on their use in recognising more … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD Boost, out of Context: Conservation of timber buildings – technique, archive, philosophy

The most recent issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns offers  a peek into an archive of timber conservation history, through the records of the practice of FWB and Mary Charles Chartered Architects, a fascinating … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD Boost, out of Context: The return of garden towns and garden villages – design and planning

In the latest issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns, Katie Parsons of Historic England explores how the organisation is working to encourage good design and to ensure that heritage issues and the lessons of … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: French new towns – history, heritage, appreciation…. and priorities!

In his article in the latest issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns, Frédéric Theulé explores France’s New Town developments, and issues a special plea that educational support is needed to understand new French towns. … Continue reading

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IHBC’s conservation in context: ‘How the scramble for sand is destroying the Mekong’

A crisis is engulfing the Mekong River, with its banks collapsing and half a million people at risk of losing their homes, all from ‘the quest for sand… the essential component for… particularly… cement’, generating calls that ‘Sand… be recognised … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: Harlow and its civic society seeks exemplary ‘green town’ recognition – Any inspiration for you?

Harlow Civic Society believes that with investment, transport, infrastructure and jobs, it can become an exemplary green town, and while you can simply read more about these aspirations in the latest issue of Context, No 162, themed on New Towns, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: Just what has socialist realism in a post-war Czechoslovak New Town got to do with you?

Members can brush up on New Town architectural history in latest issue of Context, No 162, themed around New Towns, especially Andrew McClelland’s on post-war Czechoslovak new town Nov. Dubnica, which includes an excellent summary of architect and ‘national artist’ … 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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IHBC’s ‘New Towns, New Year’ Quiz… out of Context

At this seasonal time of year, why not test your knowledge on New Towns, using the latest issue of Context, No 162; with the answers to be published in the next issue of the IHBC NewsBlogs (no prizes, just for … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2020 CPD boost… out of Context: Displacement and the first generation of post-war new towns

Displacement may not be a familiar headline in conservation circles, but the latest issue of Context, No 162, themed around new towns, includes Michael Asselmeyer’s important exploration of post-war new towns in Germany and how the arrival of millions of … Continue reading

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IHBC’s new Context out now: Learning from New Towns, in the UK and beyond

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around exploring and learning from the ‘New Towns’ movement across and beyond the UK as it takes a ‘birds-eye’ view of the conservation contexts and challenges in … Continue reading

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Theatres Trust: 4 new trustees sought, including ‘Planning specialist… with… a local authority context’, closing 8 January

The Theatres Trust is looking to recruit four new Trustees to join its active and engaged Board, including a ‘Planning specialist or consultant with experience or knowledge of planning within a local authority context’, closing 8 January. image: Theatres Trust

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#IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ – New web summaries on content, context, CPD, and more, so sign up for news now

More details are now online on the theme, context and CPD benefits of IHBC’s 2020 Annual School – the institute’s Brighton School on 18-20 June, sponsored  by  the Heritage Collective – when we will explore ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s foresight in Context: Ireland’s Built and Archaeological Heritage sectoral ‘Climate Change Adaptation Plans’ out – will feature in future ‘Ireland’ issue

The Irish Government has published the first progress report on the Climate Action Plan, ‘the government’s plan to secure a cleaner, more sustainable, healthier Ireland for future generations,’ which includes sectoral adaptation plans, while the Built & Archaeological Heritage sectoral … Continue reading

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IHBC Context feature on HE’s Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings reaches 10K+ construction-development sector users via DBW‘s Newsletter: See our Conservation Wiki for lots more!

The feature article from IHBC’s membership journal Context on Historic England’s (HE’s) work at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings has been headlined in the Newsletter of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – to reach c.10K+ users … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: On Project Management and a case study in ‘Hidden treasures – Open Treasures’!

If you are developing a conservation project that aims to carry out physical works, but retain the function and allow visitor access, then the Louise Priestman’s article in the themed Context issue on Building Services will be of special interest: … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost … out of Context: On ‘Conserve-as-found’ – how, when and why, in the Jewellery Quarter?

The article by Nick Hill in the recent themed Context issue on Building Services presents a fascinating case study of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, examining factories where the ‘conserve-as-found’ approach was used as a technique to retain the character … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: On Leicester’s hidden engineering – and what lies beneath your streets?

The recent themed Context issue on ‘Building Services’ features a case study of Leicester, looking at the impact of civil engineering on the built environment as a result of Victorian public health measures, where Kent Woods presents a lessons and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s newest Context now out from #IHBCNottingham2019 + Past Chair’s new feature, ‘Inter alia’, Student Award-winning project in Kent, and more

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out,  exploring and reviewing our 2019 Annual School in Nottingham, on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’, while this issue also offers authoritative and accessible takes on stand-alone issues such as … Continue reading

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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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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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IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: ‘Can the heritage of Europe help to integrate the UK?’

With Brexit never far from the current news headlines, the recent Context article by Sabine Coady Schabitz arguing for the UK to become a leader in heritage action – and follow up on spirit of European Cultural Heritage Year 2018 … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context and from ‘Building Services’: Lighting standards, World Heritage, and Bath

The city of Bath is well known for its stunning architecture and beautiful stone, but few might consider the everyday details like lighting, and the skills taken to maintain and restore such features, so Rhys Brookes invites us to examine … Continue reading

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