RIBA CPD Showcase

Inclusive environments

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA Core Curriculum topic ‘Inclusive environments’ (and may also fall within other core curriculum topics too). Inclusive environments covers the legislation and principles that apply to creating environments that meet the diverse needs of the people who want to use them. It also covers the development and implementation of inclusive design strategies and methods.
Seminar, by Pressalit Limited
Addresses the needs of both dependent and independent bathroom users. Appropriate layout and product solutions are suggested for a variety of applications, with consideration extended to Part M of the Building Regulations, BS8300: 2009, and the provision of changing places facilities.

Pressalit manufactures specialist accessible bathroom and kitchen products. Its expertise lies in solutions that meet both user and regulatory requirements while at the same time providing a return on investment. Pressalit products are frequently specified in school hygiene rooms, changing places facilities, private residences and care homes.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by dlinexsign
An introduction to modular signs, the complexities of handling sign information, the use of online tools, end-user considerations, innovations in materials and text methods, opportunities to extend the brief to corporate identity, and Equality Act considerations.

XSIGN is a UK-based architectural signage and wayfinding manufacturer specialising in interior, exterior, modular and bespoke products. Formerly part of the D Line ironmongery group, it offers a full turnkey solution to deliver signage and environmental graphic projects into the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure and residential markets.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Looks at the guidelines for the specification of safe stairways and how to ensure that commercial, public or shared stairways remain compliant with current building regulations and guidelines. Includes best practice case studies with specification examples.

Quantum Flooring Solutions is one of the UK’s leading independent stair nosings and accessories manufacturers, with over 50 years’ experience. It supplies a complete range of stair nosings, entrance mattings, PVC accessories and transitions.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Examines the features and benefits of wet room systems that use extruded polystyrene (XPS) versus traditional construction materials, including the variety of designs, and the function and sizes of XPS for both commercial and domestic applications.

The Wedi Group is a leading manufacturer of an inert, dimensionally stable, lightweight, thermally insulating board that is waterproof to its core and resistant to mould and mildew. This makes it ideal for use in bathrooms, showers, wet rooms, steam rooms, spas and the wellness industry.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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