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Sustainable Renovation in Practice

Please see the link below to Zero Waste Scotland’s online webinar event titled ‘Sustainable Renovation in Practice – a practical guide to Improving homes for energy, health and the environment’ and due to take place on 22nd July at 6.30pm – 8.30pm.  This event by Zero Waste Scotland is being held in partnership with Scottish Ecological Design…

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Scottish Government Advice COVID 19

We will try to provide up to date advice and information from the Scottish Government on this page of our website, in relation to COVID 19. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-framework-decision-making-scotlands-route-map-through-out-crisis/ Government Letter to Construction Leaders Construction Scotland Restart Model https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-construction-sector-guidance/ https://www.gov.scot/news/guidance-for-construction-industry/ Further information is available on the Government website.https://www.gov.scot/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance/

COVID 19 – Site Operating Procedures & Guidance

The CLC has produced guidance for working in England. This may be helpful in the interim and in preparation for similar guidance in Scotland. https://www.constructionleadershipcouncil.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Site-Operating-Procedures-Version-4.pdf Example site signage. CLC Site Certificate

RIAS Presidential Elections

Find out more about the election and the RIAS President role on the RIAS website. https://www.rias.org.uk/ The RIAS has announced details of the candidates for the 2020 Presidential campaign and we’re delighted to introduce the following inspiring members (in alphabetical order): Christina Gaiger RIAS Read statement  Watch video Karen Pickering FRIAS RIBA Read statement  Watch video Gordon…

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ASA Chapter Report to RIAS Council – June 2020

After the relative success of our annual dinner in March 2020 we had aimed to have our AGM soon after, but a pandemic has caused us to delay. We were lucky to be able to hold the dinner, and lucky to have no reports of illness – we were all shaking hands like Boris in…

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Climate Emergency Summit

https://www.rsgs.org/Event/climate-emergency-summit-iv-construction Royal Scottish Geographical Society have arranged their fourth Climate Emergency Summit to bring together the sharpest minds in sustainability, to discuss solutions and ideas around issues of construction. They are delighted to announce the involvement of: Mark Farmer from Cast Consultancy and author of the influential Farmer Review to the UK Government, ‘Modernise or die’.…

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RIBA Learning at Home Resources

RIBA have created a set of engaging easy use resources for people of all ages and interests to explore architecture from home. Some of them will develop your skills or teach you something new about architecture, some you can do together as a group and some all you need is your imagination. https://www.architecture.com/education-cpd-and-careers/learning/riba-national-schools-programme/learning-resources/learning-at-home

Built Environment Networking

Built Environment Networking is a resource that has recently moved online due to the pandemic. The link below should take you to their current list of events, which is extensive, but there may be events of interest. https://www.built-environment-networking.com/events/

Lockdown Festival of Architecture

https://lockdownfestivalofarchitecture.org/ “The Lockdown Festival of Architecture is a spontaneous response to the unprecedented situation we find ourselves in. From the 4th of May until the lockdown ends, we’ll be providing a series of positive, productive and provocative activities to debate the future after coronavirus. Serious topics, but no stuffy conversations. While this is a Festival…

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Desert Island Architects

We are asking architects, local, national and international, to provide their choice of 3 buildings, a book and a luxury. If you would like to take part please get in touch with social@aberdeenarchitects.org

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