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ASA Council Nominations

Please find a link below to the notice calling for nominations for membership of the Aberdeen Society of Architects council.  https://aberdeenarchitects.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ASA-Membership-Nomination-Notice-2020.pdf The form includes details of the nomination process.  Completed forms should be returned to secretary@aberdeenarchitects.org or posted to the chapter secretary at the following address before 1st February 2020: FAO Ross Anderson – The Aberdeen Society of Architects…

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Build Your Future 2020 Final

The 10 heat-winning teams from secondary schools across the north east take part in a range of exciting construction challenges, with one team being crowned the overall winner at the end of the day. https://aberdeenarchitects.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Build-Your-Future-Invite.pdf Date: 30th January Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm (drop-in throughout the day) Cost: Free Venue: Aberdeen Asset Management Suite, Aberdeen Football…

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CPD – Scottish Building Contracts – Slides

On 3rd December 2019 Len Bunton Hon FRIAS discussed issues that cause construction disputes; presented some solutions; & highlighted recent changes to SBCC Contracts. Len Bunton has previously been chairperson of SBCC & CIARB Scottish Branch and currently runs Bunton Consulting Partnership. The slides from the presentations are available to download on the following links:…

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ASA Dinner 2020 Invitation

Our members are cordially invited to join us for an evening of good food, good company and a celebration of excellence in architectural design. The event takes place on Friday 6th March 2020 at the Sandman Signature Hotel and includes the presentation of the ASA Design Awards 2020. Our keynote speakers this year will be…

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Creating a Resilient and Circular Construction Sector

https://www.agcc.co.uk/event/65C2D4DC-AA39-4AD9-ADCA-E7B8910048BD&ref=events Zero Waste Scotland – circular economy in constructionAberdeenshire Council – the role circular economy plays in their procurementRobertson Construction – circular economy and TECABalfour Beatty -a main contractor perspectiveResource Futures and Whole Earth Futures – the Circular North-east Accelerator Support Programme “We all want a construction industry in Scotland that is fit for purpose and fit for the future. There are…

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RIAS Committee Reports – 4th December 2019

ConservationConvenor: Jocelyn Cunliffe FRIAS Last: 31st October 2019 Next: 30th January 2020• Monitoring Conservation Accreditation• Reviewing, via a working group, support available to practitioners interested in accreditation.RIAS mentoring scheme for those seeking accreditation under review.• Autumn Conservation Seminar took place on 29 October 2019 at the Engine Shed• Trying to get HES to respond regarding…

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ASA Report to RIAS Council November 2019

Following a relatively quiet summer Autumn it feels like The ASA have had a hectic Autumn. In September I was invited to represent The ASA at an event hosted by ASPC in the centre of Aberdeen.  The event was titled ‘Improve to Move’ and was aimed at informing potential or current house sellers on how…

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CPD – Scottish Building Contracts

3rd December 2019 – The Station Hotel, Aberdeen – 1.30pm – 4.00pm – RIAS members free to attend. Places are limited – Register with social@aberdeenarchitects.org Len Bunton Hon FRIAS will be discussing issues that cause construction disputes; presenting some solutions; & highlighting recent changes to SBCC Contracts. Len Bunton has previous been chairperson of SBCC…

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Aberdeen City Planning Consultation Documents

Aberdeen City Council Masterplanning Design & Conservation team have prepared documents relating to planning policy. These are currently out to consultation and we have been asked to share with out members in order to get some constructive feedback. The documents are: Draft Local Planning Policy – Development Along Lanes Draft Technical Advice Note – Materials…

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Celebrating the architect Sir Ninian Comper – Free Talks & Tours

Historic Churches Scotland, with the support of the St Margaret’s Trust (Braemar), St Margaret’s Gallowgate and the Braemar Local History Group, are delighted to announce a weekend of talks and tours celebrating the work of the architect Sir Ninian Comper. St Margaret’s Church, Gallowgate Saturday 16th Nov 12noon-1pm Join the Very Reverend Dr Emsley Nimmo…

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