Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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RIBA Nations and Regions

Overview

The RIBA is a key source of information on architecture and related subjects. From up-to-date material on all aspects of design and construction, through to international architectural history.

CPD Material (10)


Seminar
Inclusive Design: Going Beyond Regulatory Accessibility Standards
This seminar will give an insight into diverse user needs and why designers must look beyond mandatory, baseline accessibility standards in order to create built environments which are truly fit for purpose. Using real life situations, the session will explore why this matters and why it doesn’t have to mean the end of a stylish building.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Listed Building Consent: When Do You Need it and How Do You Get It?
This seminar will give an overview of which buildings and works require listed building consent, as well as a procedure for working towards consent, referencing the RIBA Plan of Work 2013.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
A Planning Update: Planning Policy Issues for Practitioners
The planning system in England can be a complex, ever-changing and frustrating process. Knowing some tricks of the trade is crucial to navigating this minefield. This seminar will bring you up to date with key policy and legislative changes and provide an insight into how to cut out some of the bureaucracy.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Briefing and Evaluation: How to Give Clients What They Want by Learning from Projects
Evidence shows that many buildings are not performing as intended, leading to a ‘performance gap’. Working towards agreed outcomes and avoiding common pitfalls can increase client satisfaction and reduce this gap. This seminar will explain how better briefing delivery and evaluation can help give clients what they want, and how you can learn from projects after handover.
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
A Common Sense Guide to Contract Administration and Contracts for Domestic and Minor Works
This seminar will describe the latest RIBA and JCT contracts for domestic and minor work, their benefits and differences and will explore useful tips on selecting the most suitable one for any project. The session will provide a useful insight into issues in every day contract administration.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
An Essential Guide to Public Procurement: Better Prospects and More Opportunities
Using the ‘Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes’, this seminar demonstrate what you need to know to optimise your opportunities through public procurement. The session will provide an overview of current legal and regulatory context and equip you with strategies and tactics for procuring better outcomes, regardless of practice size.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Green House: How to Design a Truly Resilient Home Beyond Solar Panels
Despite the Government’s recent removal of many sustainable building standards, there is a greater need than ever to construct low impact, resilient building, in order to minimise their effect on the climate change. This seminar will demonstrate how to design future proof homes in a truly holistic and sustainable way.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
CDM 2015: Is Your Project in Line with the Current Regulations?
The application of CDM is more of an art than a box ticking exercise. As an expert in your field you must know your business when it comes to CDM 2015. This seminar will focus on roles and responsibilities and how to ensure your project is compliant with Health and Safety Regulations, so far as reasonably practicable.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Financial Management: How to Run a Profitable Business
Exceeding clients’ expectations is a key contributor to a successful practice, but it can often lead to architects working ‘in’ the business as opposed to ‘on’ the business. This seminar will focus on financial management and the key considerations architects should be aware of when looking to run a successful and profitable practice.
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Fees: How to Best Calculate, Negotiate and Monitor
Good design is the goal of most architects, but delivering projects on programme and to budget requires time and effort. An understanding of the different appointment scenarios is essential for providing a viable and competitive fee. This seminar will explain how to provide a professional service without losing money in the complex world of building procurement.
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


RIBA Nations and Regions has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas