Category Archives: IHBC Area of competence – All

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…

Sustainability of Traditional Buildings

13 June 2017

The STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference (13th June 2017, London) addresses: Context, Continuity and Change.

The conference will be opened by a keynote from Peter Rickaby of the“Each Home Counts” Implementation Board. However, the topics include not only energy efficiency and carbon but also the wider, often overlooked, issues of sustainability.

Presentations include

  • sustainability via maintenance (John Preston, IHBC),
  • building pathology & BS7913 (John Edwards, CIOB)
  • healthy buildings (Ian Mawditt, Fourwalls & Simon Corbey, ASBP)
  • and a fresh approach to mortgage survey for sustainability (Steven Hodgson, PCA)

In addition, Sofie Pelsmakers (Sheffield University), Caroline Rye (Archimetrics & SPAB) and Natasha Ginks (De Montfort University) will present their research into thermal upgrades of floors, walls and windows.

Further information & bookings here…

Spaces In Between- 50 Years of Conservation Areas

31 March 2017

There are more than 10,000 Conservation Areas in England. Have they achieved their aim of preserving and enhancing the special places identified locally as being important to communities? How successful have regeneration schemes been? And has the public realm been overlooked?

The 2017 ASCHB Conference on 31st March 2017 at the Institution of Civil Engineers will have three sessions:

Conservation Areas: Where did they come from and what have they achieved?

The Management of Historic Places: Regeneration or Gentrification?

The Wider Picture: Public Realm

Speakers will include Laura Sandys, Carol Pyrah, Sir Donald Insall, Colin J Davis and Professor John Pendlebury.

For further details, download the flyer and booking form and the poster

Bookings can also be made through Eventbrite  who levy a charge for the their service

Download the AGM Agenda

Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings

3 May 2017

The CIOB in collaboration with the National Trust and Somerset House are delighted to present this one day event focusing on the key tools to ensure the successful operation of historic buildings.

The day will include presentations, interactive case studies and real-life examples of where innovative and effective methods have been used to maintain and restore existing buildings.

By providing an overview of the materials and methods required for high quality retrofit and using real life case studies, the event will provide a forum to discuss conservation principles and provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing professionals in the sector.

For information and booking details click here.