Category Archives: IHBC Area of competence – All

A Celebration of the UK’s First Conservation Area Stamford 50

21 September 2017

The town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, was the first to be designated as a Conservation Area and, in recognition of this, Bidwells is working with South Kesteven District Council to mark the event with a one-day conference on Thursday 21 September 2017 in the Arts Centre in Stamford.

The event is being organised by Bidwells, and is supported by RIBA, Historic England, RTPI, IHBC and Civic Voice.

The day will bring together a range of speakers who represent different professions and stakeholders whose life or work is influenced by the existence of Conservation Areas. The speakers will draw out what lessons have been learnt over the last 50 years and how the application of legislation has affected the way our environments have grown.

The programme for the day will be available shortly. Have a look at the confirmed speakers here…

Understanding Historic Buildings Training Course

17-20 July 2017

Historic England is launching a four-day field school, Understanding Historic Buildings, to be held in Oxford on 17-20 July 2017. It is a practical course that will give people a deeper understanding of investigation techniques alongside hand-measuring and hand-drawing skills to analyse the fabric of historic buildings. Delegates will first learn why these techniques are so useful and then have an opportunity to practice surveying and drawing a historic building themselves. The course is therefore ideal for existing historic buildings professionals that would like to enhance their survey skills, or for people considering a career in this area. It replaces Building Survey Week, a long-running and highly-popular course; it covers the same topics in four days instead of a full week and will be taught by past and present HE staff.

For more information about the course content, tutors and venue, as well as details of how to book, please see Historic England’s website.

Neave Brown with Annalie Riches: A dialogue on home

27 April 2017

Neave Brown and Annalie Riches each present two housing schemes; their own homes and a public sector housing development for a comparison between their two generations. Keith Bradley, Senior Partner of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, will chair the event.
All proceeds from the ticket sales go to the five charities: Coram, Article 25, Emthonjeni Trust, Multiple System Atrophy Trust and The Tom ap Rhys Pryce Memorial Trust.

Find out more and book your ticket here…

CIOB Annual Conference: Localism in a Global Construction Industry

22 June 2017

How can you succeed in today’s globalised construction market? This event is a chance to probe the relationship between global construction and localism and understand how we, as an industry, can harness, influence and shape the political environment.

Jointly leading this prestigious event will be the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones who will detail the road map and future construction opportunities in Wales and CIOB President, Paul Nash who will provide a valuable insight into how globalised construction trends can be applied successfully at a local level.

In addition, you can listen to many key industry figures and innovative thinkers and explore, with them, how new approaches and future innovation in construction will improve the performance and profitability of your organization.

Find out more about speakers and bookings here…