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Inclusive environments

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Inclusive environments’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Saint-Gobain Ecophon - Designing for Dementia and Elderly Care
Designing for Dementia and Elderly Care
This interactive seminar discusses the effects of ageing and dementia on hearing, vision and mobility, as well as the key design and acoustic principles when designing for dementia and elderly care. Referencing research, guidance and best practice, the module encourages architects to explore spaces from the perspective of their users, thereby helping to promote the creative design of inclusive spaces.

Ecophon is part of the Saint-Gobain Group, a global supplier of acoustic ceiling and wall systems that contribute to good room acoustics and support a healthy indoor environment, with a focus on offices, education, healthcare, retail and industrial manufacturing premises.

Ecophon contributes to a better working environment wherever people work and communicate.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 50 minutes.
Impey Showers Ltd - The Wet Room Evolution
The Wet Room Evolution
Seminar, by Impey Showers Ltd
Details the essential factors to consider when specifying a wetroom. These are: drainage, achieving the correct gradient with wetroom floor formers, wetroom tanking systems and the safe specification of underfloor heating.

Impey designs innovative, high-quality products that can be used in the property, residential, education, leisure, health and care sectors. The company works closely with contractors and installers, architects and specifiers, local authorities and healthcare professionals to provide innovative high-quality wetroom solutions for every type of end-user.

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