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Article Date: 23rd January 2020

Wienerberger Free RIBA Accredited CPDs

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It is important that Architects and Specifiers maintain a competitive edge and CPD Seminars offer an ideal opportunity for professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in existing and new areas of practice, crucial to maintaining qualified status and an appropriate level of expertise.

Wienerberger offers complementary CPD seminars to architectural professionals keen to update their knowledge of clay bricks and blocks, roofing and paving, along with an overview on the basic foundations of BIM.

Wienerberger’s in-depth CPD seminars are all certified by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The courses are available as face-to-face presentations delivered by experienced, qualified personnel, as well as online courses offered through a dedicated CPD platform.

Technical Considerations When Designing with Brick

This seminar looks at the most important technical issues that need to be taken into consideration when designing with clay brick to ensure that it retains its quality and beauty. Product selection, brick properties, expansion joints and mortar are all discussed with a focus on how this can affect design and detailing. The presentation also looks at standards, sustainability and construction methods.

Brick Design and Innovation

An introduction to the basic properties of bricks, clay masonry and their appropriate specification. This seminar explores ancient and modern iconic brick structures, looks at special bricks, green credentials, along with case studies of projects where nonstandard brick products are used to good effect.

Designing for Movement in Brickwork

A CPD seminar which looks at the basic British Standard requirements, those situations where problems have arisen and how a designer can minimise the risk of damage.

Multicellular Clay Block Wall System: A Modern Construction Method with the Reassuringly Traditional Values of Clay

This CPD course will provide the designer with other MMC options for walling systems, raise awareness about other walling systems that are environmentally friendly, educate in CDM benefits and safer site traffic management and identify a system that accords with current legislation.

Brick Tile Cladding System

This seminar explains brick tile cladding systems, their history & what the systems can be used for. The course will outline the system development brief & components, the colour range of the tile components and the unique features of the system.

Combining Technology with Tradition - A History of Natural Clay

In order to better understand what is possible, you must first understand what has past; this compelling CPD guides you through time to allow you to understand the routes of modern roofing. The seminar then considers modern clay roofing and how the traditional has merged with modern technology to provide materials and solutions that meet today’s legislative requirements.

A History of Handmade Tiles (Keymer)

This interesting CPD guides you through time to allow the recipient to understand the roots of traditional heritage roofing. The CPD then considers the pitfalls associated with heritage roofing product selection that have arisen, and recognises how the designer can minimise the risk of damage.

Control of Roof Space Condensation

This CPD presentation covers the causes of condensation in buildings, identification of the Building Regulations relating to condensation control and practical examples of how to comply with the latest standards.

The Basic Foundations of BIM

A short introduction and overview of BIM. This CPD programme allows delegates to navigate a successful direction in a world becoming dominated by BIM conversations and learn how to spot a BIM fraud and what it means to BIM level 2 compliant.

The Benefits of Clay Paving

This seminar looks at the benefits of clay paving and where and when it can be used. It will help delegates to understand the different sizes and forms of clay pavers, how to choose the right construction method, a brief look at rigid and flexible construction methods for clay pavers and laying patterns, the importance of edge restraint and the short- and long-term maintenance requirements.

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