Dates for 2014 meetings – every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
AGM / Programme Planning
The New Part L - Energist - Mark Griffiths.
Natural Stone & the requirements of contemporary architecture,
achieved through ventilated rainscreen cladding. - Ian Robottom (Alsecco UK Ltd). -Richard Jackson.
The new Birmingham New Street project – The Consultant’s view
Andy Duggins (Project Director Atkins) - Richard Jackson.
A couple of years ago Carol Stichman from Network Rail spoke to the group about the new Birmingham New Street Station from the Client’s perspective.
I am pleased to have been able to arrange for Andy Duggins Project Director from Atkins who leads the multi-disciplinary team of Architects, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, MEP Engineers and not forgetting them, the Admin. Team on the £500M remodelling of Birmingham New Street Station to discuss the Atkins consultancy approach to designing and remodelling the station and the challenges and issues arising. Having worked with Andy for the past year I can ensure you of an entertaining and informative evening.
Social Media – the impact on practices
Rita Booth (Pera Consulting) - Mark Guyatt.
Innovations in Brickwork
David Sadler/Martin Smithurst (Ibstock) - Richard Jackson.
Building visit – Birmingham University (Edgbaston).
(TBC) - Martin Mence
EnerPHit - Passivhaus for existing buildings.
Helen Brown/Sarah Price (Encraft Ltd) - Mark Guyatt.
Building Control Update
Steve Elliott – Chris Fellows.
Guerrilla Tactics (TBC) - Richard Jackson
Matt Dodson (RIBA Regional Director) will assist RJ in facilitating a speaker who has experience of the recent RIBA small practice conferences, and proposed strategies.
Planning Update. Richard Cobb – Chris Fellows.
For details on future events contact Richard Jackson by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue generally - the offices of Wyckham Blackwell Ltd.,
Old Station Road, Hampton in Arden
Solihull, West Midlands
Time – 6.00pm for 6.30pm start.