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RIBA and Geberit seminar series: Module 5 - Designing drainage without compromise

On 24 February 2021, the RIBA and Geberit hosted an online seminar for members, non-members and students in the Gulf. The module provided delegates with an insight into the hydraulic principles of in-house drainage systems with a focus on high-rise buildings.

01 March 2021

On 24 February 2021, the RIBA along with Geberit hosted a one-hour webinar focused on the hydraulic principles of in-house drainage systems with a focus on high-rise buildings.

Video recording of module 5 in the RIBA Gulf and Gerberit seminar series. This webinar focused on designing drainage without compromise.

Module 5 was comprised of the following sections:

  • history, basics and types of drainage
  • various options of materials and characteristics while designing drainage without compromise
  • processes and considerations required to plan a drainage system
  • live Q&A session


Remo Hirschi
Head of Product Management & Technical Sales Support, Geberit International Sales, Gulf Representative Office

Remo Hirschi is a Swiss national who started his professional career in 1996 in the construction industry with an apprenticeship in plumbing technology. After completing his Bachelor of Science in HVACS Engineering in 2012, he was engaged as a project manager in a consultancy firm based in Switzerland.

Six years ago, he joined Geberit – a Swiss headquartered multinational. Since then he has travelled to more than 15 countries working for Geberit within the MENA region. One year ago he relocated to the United Arab Emirates to join the Geberit Regional Gulf Team where he is heading up the product management and technical sales support teams for the region.

This RIBA seminar series was made available to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman and is sponsored by Geberit.

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