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Sustainable Construction CPD – 17th April 2019

Sandy Halliday and Chris Stewart provided a presentation which, as well as being motivational and inspiring, was informative without being overwhelming, insightful without being patronising. There was some enthusiastic discussion on the role individuals can play and the role the RIAS can plan in ‘saving our planet’ as it were. Sandy thought we were “A…

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RGU Webinar – In Conversation with Prof. Gokay Deveci

RGU’s next webinar is In Conversation With… Professor Gokay Deveci, Professor in Architecture at the Scott Sutherland School It takes place on Thursday 25 April at 5pm (BST). Professor Deveci is a chartered architect and holds a professional chair at the school. He has an international reputation for his expertise in affordable and sustainable low…

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APS Asbestos CPD Seminar

https://www.aps.org.uk/events/spring-cpd-asbestos-and-its-impacts-12 Asbestos removal is a skilled job that needs to be carried out with extreme care and caution.  The event at the link above is aiming to increase delegates knowledge of asbestos from a range of perspectives relevant to health, safety and CDM.  If you would like to attend please follow the link above. Wednesday…

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ASA Annual Dinner 2019

We had a great time, how about you? Were you there? Check out the photos here: Martin Parker Photography The ASA Annual Dinner 2019 took place at Elphinstone Hall, Old Aberdeen on 1st March 2019. Attendance was just below 100, which was also just below the attendance of last year. Thanks to all that managed…

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ASA Design Awards 2019 – Winners & Commendations

Congratulations to all of our winners and commended projects. Thanks to all that entered projects this year. The entries were received well by the judging panel.

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust Lecture Series 2019

A message from Douglas M Campbell – Project Officer – Aberdeen City Heritage Trust We are pleased to announce the launch of Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2019, a series of presentations given by specialists in Building Conservation from across Scotland. The lectures are a chance for architects, surveyors, technologists, building practitioners, specifiers and managers to maintain…

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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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