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Design, construction and technology

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Design, construction and technology’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic. Many seminars are now also available in interactive online format 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.
3D Printing for Advanced Bathroom Fittings
Online Learning, by GROHE Ltd
Introduces three-dimensional (3D) printing in general terms: what it is, different techniques and materials used, areas of application, manufacturing and environmental impacts. In particular, this seminar explores metal 3D printing, a new and unique application in the bathroom fittings sector. Find out more about: how 3D printing technology has influenced manufacturing processes in many sectors; how metal 3D printing has created new design possibilities and environmental benefits; and, product selection, including touchless technology, water saving and safety features, quality assurance and project planning support.
GROHE AG is one of Europe’s largest single-brand manufacturers, a pioneer in 3D printed taps and a leading supplier of sanitary fittings. GROHE products guarantee a superior flow from all water delivery points – shower, bath, basin, toilet and kitchen. GROHE represents German engineering excellence and award-winning design, the product of its core brand values: quality, technology and responsibility. The company has three manufacturing plants in Germany.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes
A Strong Case for Specifying Exterior Steel Windows and Doors
Examines the evolution of the steel window and the flexibility of steel windows and doors in terms of their performance and application, from historic replacement to modern new build projects. Also includes guidance on how to specify the correct systems to meet specific criteria, including fire ratings.
Crittall Windows is a market leader and founding father of the steel window industry. Operating continuously since 1849, the Crittall name has become synonymous with the steel window. Today, the company continues to evolve and develop new manufacturing and performance technologies.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Describes how to prevent slips, trips and falls via the correct use of luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring, including the use of LVT safety flooring in commercial settings that must comply with slip resistance standards and incorporate antimicrobial protection.
Amtico manufactures industry-leading flooring solutions. It’s proud of its British heritage and track record of true innovation in flooring design and manufacturing. Part of the global Mannington family of companies since 2014, Amtico now has more than 700 flooring experts worldwide and sells its products in over 130 countries.
Approximate reading time: 45 minutes