RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Landscaping, hard surfaces, pools

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
TigerTurf (UK) Ltd - Specifying Synthetic Grass
Specifying Synthetic Grass
Seminar, by TigerTurf (UK) Ltd
Offers an overview of the legislative, environmental, sustainability and construction factors surrounding the installation and maintenance of synthetic grass for sports or landscape projects. Gain a clearer understanding of what it means to specify artificial grass for various applications and environments.

TigerTurf UK designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of artificial turf for sport, landscape and leisure applications, and is a major supplier to the European and Middle Eastern markets.

As a result of unrivalled investment in product development, TigerTurf has been able to utilise innovative manufacturing processes to develop a comprehensive range of artificial turfs that meet a variety of sports and leisure performance standards.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Welsh Slate Ltd - Tour of Slate Quarry at Bethesda, Gwynedd
Tour of Slate Quarry at Bethesda, Gwynedd
Factory Visit, by Welsh Slate Ltd
The visit, which is by 4x4 vehicle in places, provides an overview of Welsh slate as a building material and will help architects to better understand the uses of slate in roofing, flooring, walling, paving and countertops, to name just a few applications. Showing the process from rock face to finished product, this factory visit offers an insight into the challenges of crafting a natural product.

Welsh Slate Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality slate for an unparalleled range of design-led applications. Its inherent beauty and qualities have long been appreciated by designers and contractors for roofing, cladding, flooring and walling. Its Penrhyn Quarry has been the centre of the UK natural slate industry for over 400 years.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: two hours.