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RIAS Strategy Update – Jan 2019

The ASA have been represented at the recent RIAS Strategy Committee meetings that have taken place since the questionnaire was issued to the membership. The results of the questionnaire have been analysed and taken into account in the forthcoming strategy documentation, due to be published for consultation with the membership in Spring 2019. The above…

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CPD – HES – Construction, Defects, Lime, Energy, and Climate Change Adaption

See link below to the broad ranging presentation provided by Moses Jenkins on traditional buildings, looking at their construction, maintenance, defects & lime, as well as Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation.

ASA 2019 Design Awards – The Entries

So here are the entries for the #ASADesignAwards2019… 32 entries from Chartered Architects and RIAS Chartered Practices across Scotland! (But mostly from Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire) We’re sure some these are recognisable, but some are hidden gems, all created with skill, fun, passion, professionalism, integrity and lots of other positive adjectives. Shortlisting will be announced in the…

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Old Tech Providing Food

Your old technology can help to provide food to Aberdeen’s poorest residents. XS Resources (XSR) and the Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) are excited to announce a brand new, circular economy service for Aberdeen City and Shire. As part of the XS Tech project, donated unwanted, functional IT equipment will be collected free of charge.…

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ASA Postcard of a Place 2018 – #ASAPOP18

Our exhibition held at Covell Matthews Architects, Albyn Terrace, was received well by all who attended and participated.  The turn out was better than expected for a dreich Friday night, with entrants represented from London to Banff.  The exhibition runs until early 2019 and entry is during office hours, by arrangement with Covell Matthews Architects…

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Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment – AGM & Debate

AGM & Debate: Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment The Aberdeen Society of Architects are invited to have up to 3 representatives at the upcoming AGM & Debate.  Details and notes below.  Please get in touch with David Chouman if you would like to attend on behalf of the ASA and report back to…

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Aberdeen Civic Society – Programme 2018-2019

Aberdeen Civic Society – Programme 2018-2019 Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will be held in the Royal Northern & University Club, 9 Albyn Place, Aberdeen at 7.30 for 8pm. Members are reminded that there is a dress code at the Club. No blue jeans and trainers and gentlemen please wear a collared shirt and jacket.…

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Fraserburgh CARS – 22.11.18

Surveying the Condition, and Assessing the Conservation, Repair and Maintenance Requirements of Traditional Buildings   On November 22nd 2018, Fraserburgh 2021 Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme is presenting a Course which will provide those attending with an increased awareness and understanding of the requirements necessary for carrying out work to any Building which is listed, or in…

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PREVIEW EVENING – FRIDAY 23RD NOVEMBER 4-7PM THE SUTTIE ARTS SPACE, ABERDEEN ROYAL INFIRMARY OPEN FROM 23RD NOVEMBER – 16TH JANUARY A preview evening from 4-7 on 23rd November will showcase the work for sale.  The sale will then continue until January.  There will be over 300 original works for sale. Funds raised from the…

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Postcard of a Place

So what does Aberdeen /Aberdeenshire look like to you…? We’re inviting ASA members (students, fellows & chartered architects) to showcase their personal interpretation of a place that is special to them, be it the city, town or village they live in, or a special place they’ve visited in the area. Each piece will be a…

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