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      October 31, 2019

      Thursday   2:00 PM

      The custard factory, Digbeth, Birmingham
      Birmingham, West Midlands B9 4AA

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      RIBA West Midlands (Birmingham) - Plan of Work through the conservation lens

      Plan of Work through the conservation lens The delivery of projects involving historical buildings requires a considered approach that uses the understanding of historical significance and conservation principles as the basis for decision making throughout the life of the project. This seminar will utilise practical project examples of varying scales to highlight the challenges encountered and will be structured based on the RIBA Plan of Work, covering: The strategic brief stage: the importance of understanding significance and how this influences the brief, establishes the framework for development and the importance of identifying opportunities, constraints and potential risks. The level of survey information required will also be covered. The developed design stage: the level of information required for approvals, including Listed Building, Planning, Conservation Area and Scheduled Ancient Monument consents and the complexity of dealing with detailed Planning and Listed Building conditions will be discussed. The technical design stage: appropriate procurement methods and contract management, the level of detail required and the importance of clear recording methods to convey complex information will be covered. The impact of Building Regulations, including fire safety, will also be included. The construction stage: the impact of discovering unforeseen issues on site, the challenges of managing unknowns within the constraints of restricted budgets and the importance of a team approach to issue resolution will be explained. Following completion of the session, you will have developed an understanding of the complex issues to consider when dealing with projects involving historic buildings and how conservation principles are applied throughout a project’s development. Speaker Lisa Mcfarlane, Seven Architecture  Lisa has been passionate about conservation throughout her 20-year career and has a master’s in Conservation of the Historical Environment. Lisa has led a variety of heritage projects, including Bretton Hall at YSP and the HLF funded Long Street Methodist Schools in Middleton, both of which Grade II*. She is active in promoting conservation, is appointed panel member on the Manchester City Council Conservation Panel and is involved in the North West branch of the IHBC. Lisa is also a judge for the Civic Trust Awards, RICS Awards and was Conservation Specialist on the RIBA North West Awards judging panel, in 2018. Core Curriculum topics 1. Building conservation and heritage2. Places, planning and communities3. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance Other booking options For more information on other seminars in Core CPD 2019, and Club Ticket booking, saving £168 per year, go to Core CPD 2019. Terms and Conditions (PAYG)  Cancellations are acceptable in writing up to 10 working days of the event, please contact for cancellation requests. Substitutes are permitted at any time*, please contact for substitution requests.  The RIBA accepts no responsibility for the views or opinions expressed by speakers or any other person at the event A photographer will cover this event and the images may be used to publicise future RIBA events. By accepting an invitation or purchasing a ticket you consent to being photographed, filmed or recorded as a visitor attending the event.  If the RIBA has to postpone or cancel the event the booker is entitled to a full refund of the ticket price only. On entry to the event you agree to accept and abide by any venue rules.  The RIBA reserves the right to refuse admission to any ticket holder. The details you provide will be processed in line with the RIBA's GDPR obligations. For information on how we handle your personal data please see our Privacy Policy. We may contact you regarding future CPD events. The personal data you provide is managed via Eventbrite in order to provide a better service. The RIBA staff process the data at all times.   * Non-members cannot substitute for member and/or student tickets.  Terms and Conditions (Club tickets)  CPD Club Tickets are non-refundable. Please note CPD Club Tickets can be held by an individual or a practice. It is the ticket holder’s RIBA membership status which determines the rate. If a CPD Club Ticket is purchased by an individual RIBA member, the ticket may only be used by that person. If a CPD Club Ticket is purchased by an RIBA chartered practice, they will be charged the RIBA Chartered Practices rate and the practice can send any member of staff on that ticket.

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