RIBA Yorkshire Awards Dinner 2014

Event date: 
Thursday, 1 May 2014 - 6:30pm

RIBA Yorkshire will be presenting the 2014 awards, celebrating the best new British architecture in the region.
This year's exclusive live awards announcement will be held at the prestigious Aspire venue in Leeds, set in the old Banking Hall of this beautiful building.

£65 + VAT per ticket or £600 + VAT for a table of ten.
Includes a drinks reception and 2 course meal with wine.

BIM: the small practice perspective, Sheffield

Event date: 
Friday, 9 May 2014 - 9:30am

This event is for small and medium-sized architectural practices. It will provide a clear understanding of what BIM means for you - your practice, projects and clients; and the practical steps for implementing it in your practice. It will cover:

  • what is really going on across the construction industry when it comes to BIM - and what this means for your practice

  • the client perspective and BIM

In The City - Events about Sheffield and beyond:

Event date: 
Monday, 12 May 2014 - 6:30pm

This is Our City showcases the work of some of the many filmmakers working in Sheffield to document our city. Films will include a vivid story about a forgotten event on the River Don; a portrait of a Sheffield band which has played together for 30 years; a powerful human story of the last days of a small factory in the city; and other films which explore the lives and places of Sheffield.

Forum for the Built Environment Breakfast Event Sheffield

Event date: 
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 7:30am

Run and organised by the Forum for the Built Environment (FBE) Sheffield Branch, this breakfast event from 7:30 - 9:30 am will focus on the  "Sheffield Housing Land Crisis" and is to be presented by Jim Lomas and Roland Bolton of DLP Planning Consultants.

Sustainable design and low carbon technologies what do architects need to know?

Event date: 
Saturday, 17 May 2014 - 2:00pm

Why do some renewables not perform as well as they should? Why is biomass often a bad idea and why don't most renewables make sense unless in a building with a highly performing fabric? Why can incentives such as Feed In Tariffs (FIT) act as perverse incentives? Why is energy efficiency 'the first renewable' and why should we not waste even 'clean' energy?

Leading the team with the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

Event date: 
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 2:00pm

The first major evolutionary examination of the RIBA Plan of Work was concluded with the launch of the RIBA Plan of Work 2013. It is rich in subjects related to current trends including project outcomes and BIM, and provides new takes on subjects such as briefing, health and safety, whole life costing and sustainability.