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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 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.

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.

Lockdown Festival of Architecture “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

Architecture Foundation – 100 Day Studio The Architecture Foundation brings you a daily diet of online lectures, interviews, building tours and panel discussions – all live and all free

‘Business as Possible’ – Build It 2020 – free construction webinar, 7th May

Mearns & Gill organise an annual conference for the construction and property sector in the North of Scotland called Build It. The ASA president, Richard Slater, is the chairperson of the organising committee. The conference and exhibition is entering into its third year (20th November 2020), and the main aim of the event is to bring…

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Business Gateway Small Business Grant Funding Business Gateway have a list of support that is available and can be downloaded as a PDF from the link above. It Is being updated daily so please check back to their website for further updates. It includes information on all business funding and grants made available to help businesses during the Coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Grants – Aberdeen City Heritage Trust

“Aberdeen City Heritage Trust can accept applications for grant for external repair work to buildings which fall into either the Bon Accord Crown Street Conservation Area or the Union Street Conservation Area, except the area in which the Union Street CARS operates. Union Street CARS is administered by Aberdeen City Council. Linked is a…

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