RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

External walls

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
AluK (GB) Ltd - Aluminium Curtain Wall: Design, Performance and Standards
Aluminium Curtain Wall: Design, Performance and Standards
Seminar, by AluK (GB) Ltd
This presentation covers: what curtain walling is; construction and design; standards and legislation, and; curtain wall testing. Thorough, without being overly technical, the seminar uses drawings, images and video clips to convey the type of information that will be of most use to specifiers. Ongoing discussion is encouraged throughout.

The AluK Group is a global systems house providing aluminium curtain walling, door and window solutions for design-inspired buildings. The company employs over 1,200 people and operates aluminium extrusion factories, polyamide rolling lines and powder coating plants. Based in Chepstow, AluK GB Ltd is one of the fastest growing aluminium systems houses in the UK.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Stone Federation Great Britain - Selecting the Correct Stone
Selecting the Correct Stone
Sets out best practice for the selection of natural stone across a range of applications, and embraces everything from geology, tips for quarry visits and obtaining samples, through to relevant British standards, codes of practice and other industry documents. A presentation that is ideal for any practice that uses – or plans to use – natural stone in projects.

Stone Federation is the official trade association for the natural stone industry, providing architects with a comprehensive source point for all things stone. With over 100 years’ experience and a membership including both the most established names in the industry alongside new and innovative natural stone firms, Stone Federation is well placed to offer guidance.

Stone Federation can help from a project’s conception through to its conclusion, covering everything from stone selection to finding a stone professional.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.