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RIBA and Geberit seminar series: Module 6 - Embedding acoustics into design

Join us for the RIBA and Geberit seminar series - Module 6 on embedding acoustics into design with a new speaker from Geberit and a live Q&A session to follow.

RIBA and Geberit will provide delegates with an expert level learning opportunity on the principles of acoustic design for acoustically-optimised buildings. The seminar will enable professionals to achieve better outcomes. This session is available digitally to members across the Gulf.

Topics covered:

  • what causes noise and the importance of acoustics in design
  • acoustic regulations
  • how to design with acoustics in mind
  • acoustic data
  • live Q&A session

This seminar is classified as ‘General Knowledge’ and will provide delegates with a higher level of expertise through sharing practical applied knowledge and a participation certificate will be provided.

Speakers

Mathias Riggenbach, Geberit International Sales
Head of Product Management Drainage and Supply Systems
Geberit Head Office, Switzerland

Mathias Riggenbach is a Swiss national who started his professional career in 1995 in the construction industry with an apprenticeship in plumbing technology. He was engaged in different companies and positions based in Switzerland. In 2008 he completed his Master degree in plumbing.

Ten years ago, he joined Geberit – a Swiss headquartered multinational. Since then, he has supported various countries within the MEA region in various functions as a Product Manager. In 2020, he took over as Head Product Management Drainage and Supply Systems within the MEA region.

Remo Hirschi, Geberit International Sales
Head of Product Management & Technical Sales Support
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 heads up the Product Management and Technical Sales Support teams for the region.

Sponsored by GEBERIT