Category Archives: IHBC Area of competence – Management

Parnassus Workshop: Ensuring Integrity, Preserving Significance

17 May 2013

The project Parnassus has been working for the last 3 years in order to identify and quantify the effects of climate change on heritage structures in specific relation to floods and wind driven rain.

The aim of this workshop is to disseminate the outcomes of the PARNASSUS project to the academic research community, as well as stakeholders.

Further details: LINK

‘Fortifications at Risk 2’

5th – 6th March 2013

To consider further how derelict fortifications may be preserved and re-used. In this second symposium emphasis will be placed on considering the practical aspects of how such fortifications can be re-used without these structures losing their historical integrity. Speakers from heritage bodies in the UK and from overseas, local groups involved with specific fortifications and architect practices will describe the problems they have faced and the solutions employed in preserving and re-using fortifications.

Further details: LINK

The Garden History Society London Winter Lectures

Wednesday evenings in January, February and March 2013

30 January – Dr David Jacques, Gardens of Court and Country: English design 1640-173020 February -11th Annual GHS Lecture at the RHS, Kim Wilkie, Led by the Land
27 February – Judy Tarling ‘Harmony Compleat’ — Music in the Garden from Renaissance Italy to Georgian England
6 March – Dr David Marsh, A little bit of Surrey in the sun? A hundred years of the national botanic gardens of Burma
20 March – Robert Peel and Kristina Taylor, Passion, Plants and Patronage: Three Hundred Years of the Bute

Further details: LINK