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Design, construction and technology

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Design, construction and technology’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic. All may be counted towards your annual 100 learning points total. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Concrete Repair: Guide to Good Practice BS EN 1504: 2009
Covers best practice methodology to achieve long-lasting and successful concrete repairs. Includes advice on: relevant standards and guidelines; the mechanics and electrochemistry behind the corrosion process; strategies for analysing defects in deteriorating concrete structures; and, commonly used repair and protection methods and the selection process for suitable repair methods and materials in relation to British Standard BS EN 1504.

The know-how and experience of a global community of BASF construction experts form the core of Master Builders Solutions. Its comprehensive portfolio of products includes concrete admixtures, chemical solutions for underground construction, waterproofing solutions, sealants, concrete repair and protection solutions, performance grouts and performance flooring solutions.
Design and Construction of Box in Box Systems
Seminar, by Mason UK Ltd
A thorough exploration of box in box systems, from design to construction, including steps that can be taken to improve project efficiency. Examines of why cinemas and auditoriums often require noise and vibration isolation, the importance of test data and the benefits of establishing an acoustic design strategy, the implications of box in box design in terms of architectural envelope and structural stability, and floating floor constructions.

Mason UK is a specialist in vibration isolation products for architectural noise control, M&E and HVAC isolation. It also designs and installs floating floor systems. The company provides a complete solution for most acoustic and vibration problems, including design, planning, supply and installation.

Duration: One hour + Q&A.
Safe Access All Areas: An Essential Guide to Safe, Practical and Aesthetic Roof, Ceiling, Wall and Floor Access Solutions
Seminar, by Howe Green
Covers the full range of access products, providing a clear overview of a building’s access, fire, safety and security management requirements. Topics covered include purpose and reason for access, identifying and overcoming access changes, design considerations, weight loadings and configurations, and relevant regulations and standards.

Established in 1983, Howe Green is a specialist in the manufacture of access covers and bespoke architectural metalwork. Its range of premium quality, fabricated metal hatches is designed to facilitate access to concealed services safely, quickly and cost effectively. Howe Green access covers can be found in some of the world’s most iconic buildings, as well as in airport terminals, hotels, hospitals, underground railway stations, schools, supermarkets and shopping centres.

Duration: One hour + Q&A.
Wellness Design: Home and Hospitality
Seminar, by Technogym UK Ltd
Examines what wellness is and how wellness design adds value to developments and promotes the wellbeing of their occupants. Learn how to design effective, safe and compliant wellness spaces. Includes case studies.

Award-winning Technogym is a world leader in the design of fitness equipment for private homes, fitness clubs, hotels, spas, residential accommodation, rehabilitation centres, corporate gyms, cruise ships, universities, professional sports facilities and more. Technogym.com features a dedicated architect and design area where you can download 2D and 3D icons.

Duration: One hour + Q&A.