Continuing Professional Development

CPD Programme 2014


The RIBA's national programme of CPD comprises ten practical seminars, covering subjects in all ten RIBA Core Curriculum areas. RIBA CPD Programme seminars are current, relevant and cost effective, providing you with an opportunity to build your professional competence.

RIBA London will be delivering the programme in two central London locations in 2014 - for further information and booking please see below.

Rates & how to book

There are two ways to book on to the RIBA CPD Core Programme 2014:

CPD Club Ticket

One single booking for all 10 seminars

RIBA/CIAT Member: £444 (£370 + VAT)

Non-member: £660 (£550 + VAT)

For further information and booking please see here.


Book on to seminars individually

RIBA/CIAT Member: £70.80 (£59 + VAT)

Non-member: £102 (£85 + VAT)

RIBA Student member: £18 (£15 + VAT)

For further information and booking please follow the relevant links below


Venues & times

The core programme will be running in two central London locations in 2014. Delegates may mix and match where they attend seminars however please note that there is limited capacity in Clerkenwell.

Portland Place:

The RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London      

W1B 1AD 


6pm - 8.30pm (Registration 5.45pm)


Poltrona Frau UK, 150 St John Street, London



10am - 12.30pm (Registration 09.45am)


Seminar Overviews & Booking Links

Please click on the relevant links below for further information and booking on to all 10 seminars. 


Changes and challenges for Building Regulations

A detailed analysis of Building Regulations changes with case studies highlighting the effects of the revised energy efficiency requirements. / Speaker: Stephen Barnshaw, jhai

Portland Place - 11 March 2014

Clerkenwell - 22 May 2014


Leading the team with the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

How to harness the new trends and tools of the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 to enhance collaboration in the project team. / Speaker: Dale Sinclair, Dyer

Portland Place - 13 May 2014

Clerkenwell - 03 July 2014


Accessible housing: what makes good practice?

Housing design for the future: a practical, in-depth look at current accessibility standards, likely developments and innovative ways to house an ageing population. / Speaker: Julia Park, Levitt Bernstein

Portland Place - 09 September 2014

Clerkenwell - 03 April 2014


Asbestos and other nasty surprises

Learn how to avoid disruption to your project, stay safe and minimise expensive liabilities should it all go wrong. / Speaker: Emma Davies and Edward Colclough, Manches LLP

Portland Place - 21 October 2014

Clerkenwell - 08 May 2014


Managing client expectations: the architect’s liability and the management of risk

How to address the challenges of meeting the client expectations and the mechanisms through which the architect is able to manage their liability. / Speaker: Dyfed Griffiths, University of Bath

Portland Place - 11 February 2014

Clerkenwell - 27 November 2014


Clear communication: how to get your message across

Acquire key skills to effectively manage the challenging communication scenarios you face in your professional role and get the outcomes you need. / Speaker: Richard Fallon, Communicate Now

Portland Place - 30 September 2014

Clerkenwell - 30 January 2014


CDM Regulations: tools and expert advice for architects and designers

A comprehensive guide on how to simply integrate health and safety in your projects and produce the adequate information for the CDM-C. / Speaker: Paul Bussey, Scott Brownrigg

Portland Place - 10 June 2014

Clerkenwell - 18 September 2014


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

A clear insight into low carbon and renewable technologies and their role as part of a sustainable design strategy. / Speaker: Sofie Pelsmakers, UCL Energy Institute

Portland Place - 25 November 2014

Clerkenwell - 16 October 2014


Integrating building services in historic buildings: developing harmony or creating contradiction

An interactive session that will help identify the strategies and constraints to consider when integrating modern facilities in historic buildings. / Speaker: Alex Baines, CBG Consultants

Portland Place - 08 July 2014

Clerkenwell - 06 November 2014


Design intent to reality: closing the building performance gap

A comprehensive study of the building performance gap – the gap between design intent and reality – and ways to achieve better building performance in use. / Speakers: Adrian Leaman and Bill Bordass, The Usable Buildings Trust (UBT)

Portland Place - 08 April 2014

Clerkenwell - 06 March 2014


If you would like further information or have any questions please contact:

Emma Livingston-Jones / Tom Symonds

0207 307 5352

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