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Building Standards Update

CPD presented by Gordon Spence, Building Standards Manager at Aberdeen City Council. Tue, 19 Jan 2021 Topics covered were: • Changes to building regulations in October 2019 • Changes to be introduced in March 2021 • Questions & Answers Slides from the presentation are available here.

Construction Law update

A talk organised by the Aberdeen Society of Architects by Kirsti Olsen, Partner at Dentons & Shirley Thomson, Director at BDG Thomson Gray, giving an update on Construction Law in Scotland. Friday 13th November 2020, 13:00 Register free via eventbrite

Build It 2020

Tickets are now on sale for the Build It Aberdeen Construction & Property Conference 2020. As part of our CPD series we have agreed a discounted delegate rate for ASA members. The tickets are regularly priced at £45, but the cost to ASA members is £20 (matching the cost for the recent RIAS Conference). To…

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Online CPD series – in association with Historic Environment Scotland

We are currently working with HES to bring a series of CPD presentations to ASA members (and RIAS members). Click on the links below to go to the eventbrite page and book your place. The intention is to have these presentations running via ZOOM. General principles and matters affecting thermal upgrade in traditional buildings (25th…

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Centre for Sustainable Development – Seminars Part of the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Sustainable Development Launch Webinar Series Thursday 8th October – 13:00 Friday 9th October – 13:00 Monday 12th October – 13:00

ACAN Open Meeting Open Meetings are back! Join ACAN for working group/campaign updates, hear from ACAN chapters and new vacant roles in the coordination team. Wed, 7 October 2020 – 19:00 – 20:30 BST


WITH THE GRAIN A week of engaging digital sessions from Monday 28 September – Friday 2 October 2020. WITH THE GRAIN will bring architects, built environment professionals and the wider public together online for discussion around how we can work with nature, natural materials and our climate to build resilient communities – reshaping spaces, repurposing…

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RIBA – Small Practice Conference 2020 Confronting the Climate Emergency Joint members fo the RIAS & RIBA may be interested in the following event. This year’s two day Smart Practice Conference, Confronting the Climate Challenge, aims to provide aspiring and practicing architects with the knowledge, tools and resources to meet the RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge targets and position your practice…

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RIAS Conservation Committee Update & Assistance

Frequently asked Questions about Conservation Accreditation  The RIAS Conservation Committee convenor has been working with the Committee to prepare guidance answering questions that will help individuals’ understanding of the conservation accreditation scheme and scheme requirements. The advice covers the purpose of accreditation, who can apply, what criteria is used to assess applications, what to demonstrate…

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Build It 2020 – Seeking Speakers

Aberdeen’s Construction and Property Conference, Build It, goes online in November for 4 mornings of webinars looking at different aspects of the construction and property industries. Build It 2019 brought in case studies on sustainability, an increasingly important consideration for not just the construction industry, but for all industries on a global scale. Build It…

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