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May 2021

Orchard Barn – Oak Roof Construction Course

10 May - 09:30 - 14 May - 16:00
Orchard Barns Ringshall, IP14 2LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£625

Learn how to construct a clasp purlin roof using traditional methods, tools and trees Discover and practice traditional carpentry techniques Gain experience of laying out and cutting a frame from scale plans and drawings Work with locally sourced green oak timbers Get involved in the construction of our vernacular style building - the reinstatement of our 1580 Long House Work in a small group to build a roof frame Experience our off-grid site (no power tools) Learn how to use…

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CIOB – Understanding Building Conservation

10 May - 09:30 - 11 May - 16:30
£495

This 2-day course provides an introduction to building conservation and will have both a UK and international focus and delivered through the ICOMOS (International Council On Monuments and Sites) Training and Education Guideline outputs but in a proportionate way. It will also be delivered in the context of the latest British Standard BS 7913: 2013: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings and include sustainability and energy efficiency. This Standard is the only UK wide authoritative guide to the conservation…

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NHIG – Site Dismantling & Fixing

12 May - 12:00 - 13:30

Removing and reinstating ironwork will always have an impact, but how can we minimise that impact, act responsibly and safely, and avoid further complications? This webinar will look at the issues involved in dismantling ironwork on site and fixing it back in again, giving an overview of potential approaches, tackling typical problems and offering some solutions, including: Methods of removing iron from stonework Options for fixing ironwork into stone Safe practice working with lead Using heat on site Who is…

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IHBC Mate Session

12 May - 14:00 - 17:00

You are invited to attend an online IHBC Membership Application Training Event (MATE). This will last approximately 3 hours. This MATE will be led by Ramona Usher/Sean O'Reilly/Fiona Newton. How will the online MATE work? The format is similar to the familiar in person MATE, helping you to understand the IHBc Application process and how best to complete your application. The MATE will be delivered through GoToMeeting. Log in details will be provided closer to the event. GoTo Meeting is…

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CHF – the Challenge of Inequality

13 May - 19:00 - 20:00
Free

We are delighted to invite you to the fourth of five sessions in season two of Continuing Professional Development for built environment professionals, curated by the Commonwealth Association of Architects (ACU), the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP), the Commonwealth Engineers Council (CEC) and the Commonwealth Heritage Forum (CHF). The aim of the session will be to explore deep-rooted spatial inequalities that exsit in many cities and city regions, together with recommendations to address them in order to achieve inclusive outcomes.…

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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings: 2 day course – Level 3 Award Qualification

17 May - 09:00 - 18 May - 17:00
£495

Over one third of UK buildings are traditional – that is according to the definition of a traditional building defined in BSI PAS 2035: 2019: Specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings. These buildings are different to modern buildings and need to be treated differently. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart to develop this unique  2-day course that delivers a real qualification in energy efficiency retrofit. It is also the only…

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National Planning Summit 2021

18 May - 19 May

Central Government and local neighbourhoods alike are pressing for higher quality designed buildings, schemes that reflect the needs of communities and more sustainable place making. This pressure on the planning sector is compounded by the need to tackle the nation’s ongoing housing crisis and an increasing number of environmental issues and considerations affecting new developments. Planners today must understand their role in helping deliver on the nation’s carbon neutral targets through a greater understanding of how technological and social trends…

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Public Policy Exchange – Tackling Metal Crime

18 May - 09:30 - 13:00

The Association of Chief Police Officers estimates that metal crime costs the British economy around £350 million each year. Over the 12 month period leading up to March 2020 there were around 15,947 metal theft offences record by the police in England and Wales. This is a marked drop from the 62,075 cases recorded at the peak in 2013, but since 2016 the number of recorded incidents of metal theft seem to have plateaued and are now rising again. With…

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HE – Technical Tuesday – Climate Change Adaptation: Conservation Retrofit

18 May - 13:00
Free

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CHF – The Impact of COVID-19

20 May - 12:00 - 13:00
Free

We are delighted to invite you to the final of five sessions in season two of Continuing Professional Development for built environment professionals, curated by the Commonwealth Association of Architects (ACU), the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP), the Commonwealth Engineers Council (CEC) and the Commonwealth Heritage Forum (CHF). The aim of the session will be to consider the impacts of COVID-19 on the built environment and how built environment professionals can respond to the calls for us to ‘build back…

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