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RIBA Core Curriculum: Where people live

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Where people live: communities, urban and rural design and the planning process’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Brett Landscaping - Hard Landscaping in Urban Design
Hard Landscaping in Urban Design
Seminar, by Brett Landscaping
Outlines the seven principles of modern urban design and how paving can contribute to achieving those principles. This seminar also provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the applications and good detailing that characterise a successful project, as well as BS 7355-3 and its importance to good specifications.

Brett Landscaping is one of the UK’s leading providers of hard landscaping solutions to enhance the urban environment. Its product range covers block paving, natural stone, flag paving, specialist kerbs and decorative aggregates, all supported by superior technical know-how and BIM objects (available from the NBS National BIM Library) to make completing your next commercial project as straightforward as possible.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Ltd - Understanding the Use of Thermal Interface Units within Community Heating Networks
Understanding the Use of Thermal Interface Units within Community Heating Networks
Examines the increasing popularity and advantages of community heating networks (CHNs), and how they can be constructed to supply efficient individual property heating and hot water systems from a centralised energy centre using thermal interface units (TIUs). The seminar provides building professionals with advice on key considerations, requirements for specification, and examples of actual projects employing TIUs.

Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Ltd is a leading manufacturer of water control systems and plumbing solutions. Having developed the first major brand of UK-designed and manufactured thermal interface units, the company offers a system design support service for architects and specifiers to consult with UK based engineers.

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