Building Ladders of Opportunity - How can we work together to procure buildings of the best value and highest quality?

24 April 2013

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue:

John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University

Description:

How can we work together to procure buildings of the best value and highest quality?

Chair, Peter McDermott, Professor of Construction Procurement at the University of Salford

The event will include the following:

  • A presentation of the recommendations of the RIBA report Building Ladders of Opportunity by Walter Menteth, Walter Menteth Architects and Caroline Fraser, Caroline Fraser Architects, of the Procurement Reform Group.
  • A presentation of case study projects:
    • Brockholes, by Ian Selby, Project Director Brockholes
    • Manchester City Council Town Hall Complex Transformation Programme  by Alan Garbutt, Construction Director, Town Hall Complex Transformation Programme.
  • 'Other perspectives on construction procurement' - a discussion by Peter McDermott, Professor of Construction Procurement at the University of Salford

    Peter is a member of the newly merged Infrastructure UK Costs Study/Cabinet Office Government Strategy Joint Steering Committee and is also the Chair of the North-West Infrastructure Group.

    He is currently working with a range of clients in helping them to renew and refresh their procurement strategies. He is also leading current research projects which are looking at how to embody social value into routine business for construction firms and how to drive social value through major construction and infrastructure investment.

  • Question and answer session.

 

Fees:

This event is free, however booking is essential. 

Booking:

Contact:

Siân Edgerton 0151 703 0107
sian.edgerton@riba.org

Organiser:

RIBA North West

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