07. October 2020 - 9:30 till 16:45
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RIBA City CPD Club 2020 Salisbury Day 3 | Diocesan Education Centre (DEC) | Wednesday, 07. October 2020

City CPD Club Salisbury Day 3

We have updated the 10 mandatory RIBA CPD Core Curriculum topics in response to the skills our members need to practice architecture, now and in the future. The ten Core topics will help you maintain competence, update your knowledge, acquire new skills, future-proof yourselves and your businesses and deliver socially purposeful architecture.

The RIBA City CPD Club 2020, an innovative schedule of seminars and workshops covering the 10 mandatory topics, is designed to help you achieve your annual CPD requirements.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: policy, strategy and delivery in business
    











Diversity and Inclusion relies on the principle of equity, is underpinned by legislation and delivers social and business value. This interactive seminar will enhance your understanding of ED&I whilst also providing greater awareness of its legal and business case and will help you identify tools to review and update your strategy and discuss initiatives for impact.  



 


This session will provide an introductory overview which will enable you to make a difference within the context of both small and large organisations. Providing an improved understanding of the tripartite nature - knowledge, behavior and attitude, you will be able to explore and prioritise actions and identify a pathway to measurable and sustained improvement. In detail, this seminar will discuss: 



 




UK Equalities legislation; the implication for individuals and businesses 


Business value and wider benefits 


Inclusive leadership 


Assessing your context 


Unconscious Bias 


Formulating a strategy  


Policies 


Difficult conversations and workplace culture 





 


Speaker: Teri Okoro, TOCADr Teri Okoro is director of TOCA, a design and project management consultancy. Dual qualified as an architect and chartered project professional, she is a fellow of both RIBA and APM, the Chartered Body for the Project Profession. Teri sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Panel of the Construction Industry Council and has over twenty years’ experience of leading on diversity and inclusion in practice and strategically at board level. An inclusion influencer and strategic change advocate, she authored APM’s thought leadership paper on diversity and inclusion as well as writing and presenting extensively in the UK and internationally.





 








Core Curriculum topics
1. Architecture for social purpose2. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance3. Business, clients and services

Managing client relationships: how effective communication and documentation leads to successful projects
 











When dealing with the many varied tasks that running an architectural project entails, it is easy to focus on getting the job done ahead of communicating effectively with your client or keeping on top of your project documentation.  



At best this can lead to confused, anxious or unhappy clients; at worst to the breakdown of the working relationship, unsuccessful project outcomes and the associated legal or financial repercussions that may follow.   


 


Using practical and actionable guidance, this seminar will demonstrate how effective communication and project documentation can be used as positive tools for managing the client experience, resulting in improved project success and practice efficiency. 



 


Specifically, this seminar will look at: 



 




Methods to recognise potentially negative aspects of the client/architect relationships and strategies to turn them into positive ones 


Listening techniques to aid effective communication, better understand clients’ needs and create meaningful briefs  


Examples of how to use the brief as live project document, to communicate and map changes in projects, and how this can inform future projects  


How to recognise and utilise the appropriate real time dispute avoidance methods and mitigation strategies during the currency of a project to enable timely and cost-effective project delivery by maintaining relationships within the project team 


The function and key principles of professional services contracts and how they can be used throughout a project as a framework for client management  





 


Speaker: Jane Middlehurst, Poulsom MiddlehurstJane is a RIBA chartered architect and RIBA client adviser who has been working with, and learning from clients for the past seven years through her architecture practice Poulsom Middlehurst. Her first experience of guiding clients through the architectural process led to the creation of HomeNotes, a client advice service providing support through group workshops, online learning and one-to-one consultations. Jane is passionate about understanding the client experience and using this as a positive influence to improve the architectural process. She is an experienced speaker, delivering group workshops, online webinars and external talks.

Speaker: Mark Pritchard, Howard KennedyMark is a solicitor and construction specialist for Howard Kennedy with over ten years' experience in high profile and complex dispute resolution. He advises members of the construction industry on risk during the lifespan of a project, from initial procurement to the settlement of disputes during the project and after completion. He has clients across the construction industry, including architects, structural engineers and quantity surveyors, as well as corporate and institutional clients, from national house builders, international energy companies, banks and other law firms. In addition to his experience in real time dispute resolution, he has conducted complex litigation in the TCC, Administrative Court and Court of Appeal. He has lectured within his industry and externally to clients on construction matters, particularly around risk and dispute avoidance. 







  






Core Curriculum topics
1. Procurement and contracts2. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance3. Business, clients and services

Energy retrofitting historic buildings  


80% of the current building stock will still be in use in 2050. To meet the UK’s carbon targets, an estimated twenty-five million existing homes will need to be energy-retrofitted over the next 30 years, including historic, listed and other hard to treat buildings.  



Although a range of deep energy retrofit strategies and standards have evolved like Carbon Lite, EnerPHit and Energie-Sprong, there is no one-size-fits-all solution with historic buildings. Projects are often limited by materials, construction, the condition they are in or existing structure.   



Successful energy retrofits are about striking the right balance. Understanding the opportunities and benefits in terms of energy savings, comfort, wellbeing and related costs for each individual measure is key to allowing designers and clients to make informed decisions.  



On an item by item basis, this seminar will illustrate the key energy saving opportunities within existing buildings and how to tailor a retrofit master plan. Knowledge will be shared based on completed examples, including deep energy retrofits to EnerPHit, Carbon Lite and Energie-Sprong standards. This seminar will cover the following:

 



What retrofit standards are out there and what’s the difference 


What design tools to use, good practice guidance and industry standards 


How to avoid the pitfall: potential risks from insulating historic construction and best practice guidance relating to rising damp, condensation and radon  


On an item by item basis, comparison of which measures have the greatest impact on heat loss, comfort, costs and energy saving  

Potential impacts and benefits for ventilation, air quality, humidity, mould and wellbeing 



Speaker: Tomas Gaertner, SE3D

Tomas is a chartered architect and a director of SE3D, a RIBA chartered practice specialising in human centered, high performance, healthy design. Having specialised exclusively in low energy building design rooted in building physics throughout his career, Tomas was involved in a range of deep energy retrofits to Carbon Lite, EnerPHit and Energie Sprong standards. He is a founding director of the Building Biology Association, a certified Passivhaus designer and building biology consultant IBN and a regular speaker at RIBA and Green Register events, the UK Passivhaus conference and Ecobuild.


Core Curriculum topics
1. Buidling conservation and heritage2. Sustainable architecture3. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance




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For more information on these or other topics included in the RIBA City CPD Club 2019 programme, please see programme page or booklet.

Core/City (PAYG)  


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