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ASA Whisky Tasting Social

Speyside & Highland Whisky tasting by Gordon & MacPhail (via Microsoft Teams on Friday 18th June @ 7:30pm) £40 per person (including delivery) There is a limit of 20 people in the session, first come first served! contact Gordon G Smith by email GGSarchitect@aol.com to book your place. Places must be booked by mid day…

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Women in Property

The Association of Women in Property are a local partner organisation that the ASA have collaborated with many times recently. There are great benefits to being a member, socially & professionally. Please see more information on the attached leaflet which also gives instructions on how to become a member. WHY JOIN 2021

Historic Environment Scotland CPD Series

We have been running a series of CPD presentations in conjunction with HES, looking at various aspects of the reuse and refurbishment of historic and traditional buildings. Recordings of the presentations are available below. General Principles and Thermal Upgrades in Traditional Buildings ROGER CURTIS, TECHNICAL RESEARCH MANAGER – HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT SCOTLAND The HES Retrofit Guide…

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ASA Council Nominations

https://aberdeenarchitects.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/ASA-Membership-Nomination-Notice-2021-Form.pdf Dear Chapter Member,  As an RIAS member you are automatically a member of your local RIAS Chapter.  The Aberdeen Society of Architects chapter area covers Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire & Grampian regions.  Local chapter members make up the membership of the ASA Council, which generally meets 6-8 times a year.  The ASA AGM is scheduled to…

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Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2021

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/aberdeen-city-heritage-trust-8457358983 Aberdeen Heritgage trust hae arranged several lectures on various topics. Please click the link to acces their eventbrite page. These run throughout March 2021.

Supporting Year-Out Students

The Scott Sutherland School, as part of the Robert Gordon University, has an exemplary graduate employment record, and that extends to the percentage of Architecture ‘Year Out’ students obtaining valid post-Part 1employment. However, with the economic uncertainty brought about by the pandemic, Session 2020-21 has exceptionally seen a very significant and unprecedented decline in employment…

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Climate Change & The Historic Environment

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-change-and-the-historic-environment-tickets-143987982933 4th talk in the Historic Environment Scotland CPD series for the Aberdeen Society of Architects. Tuesday 23rd March 2021 13:00 – 14:00 The talk will be given by Roger Curtis – Technical Research Manager with Historic Environment Scotland.

ACAN Events

ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture and related built environment professions taking action to address the twin crises of climate and ecological breakdown.  They ahve a series of forthcoming events which area open to attend. ASA are represented by some of our members already, but we would encourage involvement. https://www.architectscan.org/events Details and links to…

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Expert Witness Certificate

The University of Aberdeen Bond Solon (UABS) Expert Witness Certificate has recently been launched. Please see link to a brochure giving further information on the UABS Certificate along with a public course booking form. MESSAGE FROM ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY “Bond Solon’s courses are designed to help those who act as expert witnesses adhere to best practice standards and gain the…

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Artistry and Architecture – Sir Ninian Comper by Andrew Wright OBE

Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 19:30 Aberdeen City Heritage Trust is delighted to present its Annual Lecture on the work of Sir Ninian Comper. “Sir Ninian Comper: Artistry in the design and furnishing of churches”As a leading exponent of Gothic Revival in Britain in the twentieth century, Comper is one of Aberdeen’s most illustrious architectural sons.…

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