RIBA London provides practical high-quality training and CPD. We recognise that architects draw on a vast range of skills to get the job done and we develop our CPD and training to reflect this. We cover everything from BIM through to conservation of historic buildings – and everything in between.


Law and Order

This RIBA series addresses the business end of architecture. It covers essential issues to help you steer your practice clear of trouble and set up for success.

  • Which contract? – the shorter forms
  • Painless Financial Management
  • Growing Pains: Business Strategies for Stressed Architects
  • Design Liability: Traditional Projects v Design and Build

For details and booking: law and order

Book the full series online here.

Conservation Course 

The Conservation course for architects, surveyors, consultants and built environment practitioners addresses the philosophical and practical requirements associated with the responsibility of working on a historic building.

Join the next RIBA Conservation Course in London on 4, 5, 11, 12 December to:

  • Develop your specialism in conservation architecture
  • Enhance your practical knowledge and skills in conservation
  • Refresh knowledge or formalise learning from your experience in the field
  • Provide evidence to support your application onto the RIBA Conservation Register

For details and booking: RIBA Conservation Course

Conservation seminars

The RIBA Conservation seminar stream looks in depth at practical look issues related to work on old and historic buildings.

The 2014 stream covers: Traditional materials; Structural defects, diagnosis and repair; The Planning system in London and heritage; and the Sustainable retrofit of historic buildings.

For full details and booking: RIBA Conservation Seminars 2014

2014 RIBA CPD Programme

10 practical seminars led by experts which enable you to easily achieve your annual RIBA Core Curriculum structured CPD requirement.

  • Changes and challenges for Building Regulations
  • Leading the team with the RIBA Plan of Work 2013
  • Accessible housing: what makes good practice?
  • Asbestos and other nasty surprises
  • Managing client expectations: the architect’s liability and the management of risk
  • Clear communication: how to get your message across
  • CDM Regulations: tools and expert advice for architects and designers
  • Sustainable design + low carbon technologies = what do architects need to know?
  • Integrating building services in historic buildings
  • Design intent to reality: closing the building performance gap

In London seminars take place on Tuesday evenings at 66 Portland Place and Thursday mornings in Clerkenwell. For further details on dates, topics and price – Click Here

You can book individual seminars or a Core CPD Programme Club Ticket covering 10 events over 12 months at a reduced rate which can be used by an individual or shared across the practice.

Email cpdlondon@riba.org for further details and booking.

For the booking form: CPD Programme 2014


For all questions, ideas and information on all things CPD in London, get in touch with Emma:

Emma.Livingston-Jones@riba.org ; 020 7307 3681

See the main CPD section of architecture.com for more on the benefits of CPD, find out what's going on and how to record your CPD.