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.



2015 RIBA CPD Programme

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

  • Appointments, contracts and all you wanted to know about PII
  • Architecture for an ageing population
  • Building pathology and historic buildings
  • CDM 2015: practical application for architects
  • Greener buildings: common sense, innovation and things to avoid
  • Improving your bottom line: increasing efficiency and winning more work
  • Lighting design in buildings: strategy and solutions
  • Nearly zero-energy buildings: regulations and implications in practice
  • Neighbourly matters: Rights of Light and Party Wall
  • Planning Law update: navigating the planning system

In London seminars take place on Tuesday evenings at 66 Portland Place and Thursday mornings in Clerkenwell.

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 2015

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


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.