Archive for: October, 2019

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust – Lecture Series

There are still two remaining lectures in the Aberdeen City Heritage Trust lecture series. Detail of which can be found on the eventbrite links below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/john-ruskin-1819-1900-the-good-steward-and-his-influence-for-us-today-tickets-72705864197 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/paradise-lost-reflections-on-the-evolution-and-decline-of-great-gardens-designed-landscapes-tickets-72702293517

Sustainability Now – Mini Convention Findhorn 8th – November 2019

IAA Mini convention discussing issues of Sustainable Practice and Climate issues, with an update on RIAS issues and Rural Practice. The Universal Hall, Findhorn Community, near Forres Friday 8th November – 9.30am – 4.30pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sustainable-practice-now-tickets-76440634997 Includes presentations titled:What can practices do to address the Climate Emergency?What Sustainable Practice means to me…Sustainable Practice in ConstructionRIAS ForwardSustainable…

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Sketching Workshop – Braemar – 27th October

Join artist Mel Shand for a 2hr sketching workshop, in the beautiful St Margaret’s Church. Designed by the architect Sir Ninian Comper, the church is a nationally important building, with elegant interiors, stunning stained glass and an intricately carved rood screen and chancel. The workshop will start with a practical demonstration and is suitable for…

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Robert Matthew – Modern Architect

“Robert Matthew -Modern Architect” An illustrated talk by Professor Miles Glendinning on Friday 18th October at 7.30pm at Church Hall, Dunbar Street, Old Aberdeen AB24 3UJ on Friday 18th October at 7.30pm at Church Hall, Dunbar Street, Old Aberdeen AB24 3UJ Old Aberdeen Heritage Society is delighted to welcome a most distinguished speaker to Aberdeen…

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Roofing CPD Aberdeen – 21st November

As part of the Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme, we are running a one day training course on roofing on 21st November in Aberdeen Arts Centre. The course is free, but places must be booked, which can be done via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/traditional-roofing-slating-union-street-cars-tickets-76746427631?ref=eios.  More information is also available on Eventbrite. Training will be led…

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Creating spaces for inspiring conversations

https://www.rias.org.uk/files/rias-inspiring.pdf There has never been a more vital time for the RIAS and its members to be active in Scotland’s conversation about architecture and the built environment. RIAS has a unique role to play by applying the creativity and experience of its members across Scotland to help individuals, communities and businesses to develop a higher…

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Sustainable Renovation – Improving Homes for Energy, Health and the Environment

Our chapter members are invited to an event, co-hosted by Robert Gordon University, Scottish Ecological design Association (SEDA), Home Energy Scotland and The Pebble Trust, to highlight best practice on this difficult and important topic. The event is free to attend, but to avoid over-booking, please reserve places at https://sustainablerenovationrgu.eventbrite.co.uk. The event will be at…

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Brexit MHCLG Update

As part of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s stakeholder engagement campaign to raise awareness of the actions businesses need to take in preparation for a no deal Brexit on 31 October, they have written to the RIAS to bring your attention to two Brexit preparedness updates. The letter and webinar referred to…

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ASA Annual Dinner & Design Awards 2020 – SAVE THE DATE

We can confirm that the date and venue for the 2020 ASA Dinner & Design Awards has been set! We hope to see as many of you there as possible! 6th March 2020 – Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel More information to follow in due course. Please keep an eye on emails and social media in…

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ASA Design Awards 2020 – OPEN FOR ENTRIES!

The entry period for the ASA Design Awards 2020 opens on 7th October 2019. The entry form can be downloaded here. Please note that the completion period for projects has been extended to include projects completed from 1st January 2017 up until the closing date of 30th November 2019. It’s also worth noting that we’ve increased the…

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