Here are three fascinating – and completely different – approaches to landscaping CPD. Brett Landscaping’s seminar juggles the fine balance between hard and soft landscaping, Charcon approaches the subject from the point of view of sustainability, and Marshalls tackles anti-terrorism measures.
Counter-Terrorism Design: An Introduction to Hostile Vehicle Mitigation and BSI PAS 68
A key element of government strategy against terrorism is to strengthen the UK's physical protection against vehicle-borne attacks through early adoption of counter-terrorism principles in the design and planning process. This seminar introduces the threats and potential solutions, focusing on hostile vehicle mitigation and the BSI PAS 68 standard. It highlights key considerations in counter-terrorism design and how protective measures can be incorporated without compromising design quality.
Marshalls plc is a market leader in the supply of hard landscaping products, including block paving, paving, water management, street furniture and natural stone. Its collective expertise in these specialist areas is unrivalled in the construction products industry.
Paving Design for Urban Areas
Designing hard landscaping for the commercial environment is an increasingly complex activity, striving to balance the needs of users, developers, sustainability and installers. This CPD seminar is designed to provide useful instruction and guidance on how to successfully balance these requirements using a mixture of theory and case studies to illustrate key points to the audience.
Brett Landscaping is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of hard landscaping products, including specialist kerbs, permeable paving, block and flag paving. This extensive product offer is supported by excellent sustainability credentials, as well as a comprehensive technical and design support service for all types of domestic, commercial and public sector project.
Sustainabiliy and Hard Landscaping Materials
This seminar covers the core aspects of sustainability, including the economic, social and environmental performance considerations. It also covers the key assessment schemes when measuring sustainability in practice, including carbon foot-printing, BREEAM and responsible sourcing. Finally, it provides an insight into sustainable practices and offers delegates suitable material choices to help create more sustainable landscapes.
Charcon is a leading supplier of commercial hard landscaping materials for urban, residential, traditional or contemporary environments. It offers an extensive product range of paving, kerbs, natural stone, retaining walls, surface water drainage and SUDS solutions. With a nationwide network of manufacturing plants and expert technical and design support, Charcon has the ability to supply innovative and sustainable landscaping solutions to the industry.