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!

Outdoor spaces

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Goose Foot Street Furniture - Bespoke Street Furniture in Regeneration Projects
Bespoke Street Furniture in Regeneration Projects
This CPD presentation covers the considerations and potential issues when specifying bespoke street furniture in regeneration projects. It includes relevant and up-to-date information on environmental and engineering factors, cost and budget considerations and material selection, as well as the potential risks to products, which need to be considered when designing/specifying products.

With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, Goose Foot Street Furniture is widely recognised as the go-to steel fabricator of street furniture solutions for urban realm and regeneration projects across the UK’s public and private sectors. The company works closely with clients to custom-build furniture to your specifications, either in batch orders or as one-off bespoke products.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Building Adhesives Ltd - External Tiling Solutions for Balconies and Terraces
External Tiling Solutions for Balconies and Terraces
This CPD seminar introduces the benefits of external living spaces in modern build. Focusing on tiling as a solution for external areas, it demonstrates what can be achieved and what materials and systems can be used to ensure perfect, lifelong installations. It also includes guidance on correct specifications, as well as a comparison of available assemblies, full system design and safe and comfortable transitions.

BAL was founded in 1962 by the British Ceramic Tile Council to develop high quality solutions for the tiling industry. Backed by a comprehensive technical advisory service and unrivalled products, BAL has been a market leader for more than 50 years. With full system solutions and support services for specifiers, BAL is your trusted partner for tiling projects.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Marley Eternit Ltd - Timber Decking: Maximising Your Space the Sustainable Way
Timber Decking: Maximising Your Space the Sustainable Way
Seminar, by Marley Eternit Ltd
This seminar looks at timber decking as a sustainable means of creating usable outside space. The learning objectives for this seminar include understanding the reasons for using timber decking, the different types of timber available, as well as the legislation and standards that affect the design and specification of timber decking.

With 100 years of roofing expertise and heritage, Marley Eternit is one of the UK’s leading roof systems manufacturers. Marley Eternit claims to be the only UK manufacturer to offer all elements of a roofing system, from clay and concrete tiles, fibre cement slates, shingles and profiled sheeting to roofing accessories and battens – including the BS 5534-compliant JB Red batten. Its comprehensive range also features decking and scaffolding.

Marley Eternit’s innovative and market-leading products are all supported by a wide range of easily accessible technical services and expert support, designed to meet the needs of customers from all sectors of the construction industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.