cpd seminars

The Materials for Architecture 2018 CPD seminar programme will include talks and debates from many key industry figures from across the materials manufacturing sector. If you’d be interested in speaking please submit a speaker enquiry form.

WED 25 APRIL

11:00 am

Powder coatings in architecture

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11:00-11:45 AkzoNobel’s RIBA approved CPD introduces specifiers to one of constructions’ most fascinating materials. The seminar touches on a wide variety of topics including: What is a powder c...

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12:00 pm

Ceramics in the City

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12:00-12:45 Architectural ceramics, this long-lasting man-made building material combines functional qualities with aesthetics. Integrated into the built environment it brings through colour and textu...

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1:00 pm

Single layer insulation systems: the future of tapered roofing

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13:00-13:45 Recticel's 'Single Layer Insulation Systems' defines tapered roofing, when it should be used and why it's a good alternative to other solutions. The CPD also explores the design, manufactu...

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2:00 pm

Decorative Concretes

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14:00-14:45 Concrete has long been regarded as a durable and cost effect hard landscaping solution but has been viewed by some as very much a utilitarian material. Aggregate Industries present their c...

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3:00 pm

Bespoke fibreglass mouldings and architectural cladding systems

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15:00-15:45 Construction solutions and benefits of GRP FRP NBS H41 bespoke fibreglass mouldings and architectural cladding systems.

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4:00 pm

The challenge to specify a low carbon recycled thermal and acoustic insulation in new build and refurbishment construction

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16:00-16:45 A discussion about economic and environmental benefits in a low carbon recycled insulation and its procurement supply chain. How can we become sensitised to consider that low carbon buildi...

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5:00 pm

Protecting and enhancing concrete with mineral coatings

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17:00-17:45 The presentation will look at the technical aspects of mineral coatings to enhance and protect concrete surfaces with case studies and project / product samples.

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  • Anton BoekhoudtMr Anton Boekhoudt Architectural Business Development Executive - Keim Mineral Paints Ltd

THU 26 APRIL

10:00 am

Solar shading: do we need it? Can we do without it?

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10:00-10:45 We look at the modern techniques and materials for Solar Shading. Traditional Bries Soleil, Curtains and Venetian blinds still work after a fashion but the modern techniques and materials ...

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11:00 am

Understanding and specifying secondary glazing

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11:00-11:45 Understanding of the benefits, usage and application of window protection through secondary glazing, along with the importance of early stage design. Noise control Thermal insulation Windo...

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12:00 pm

Cement reimagined

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12:00-12:45 We can look to and learn from, the past to reimagine how cements in concrete can be better today and the future. However, we need to challenge and address the environmental and technical l...

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1:00 pm

Façade & high rise building design: treating airtightness within the building envelope

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13:00-13:45 This presentation discusses technically advanced façade design solutions using the Wraptite self-adhered vapour permeable air barrier. The use of this system allows reduced air leakage to...

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  • Adam Taylor, Business Development Manager Commercial, A. Proctor Group LtdMr Adam Taylor Business Development Manager Commercial - A. Proctor Group Ltd

2:00 pm

From design stage to post-occupancy: lessons learned in engineered timber construction

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14:00-14:45 This CPD will provide delegates with key learnings from engineered timber use across different types of projects, sectors and design approaches. Andrew Mather, principal structural enginee...

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3:00 pm

Inspiration in the use of natural stone: a focus on texture, format, colour, and budget

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15:00-15:45 It's easy to find a particular stone and keep specifying it. Caroline Zanarotti will introduce the audience to a wide range of options available for various applications with a focus on th...

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