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

Back by popular demand, the RIBA and Geberit seminar series will deliver a one-hour webinar on designing drainage without compromise with a live Q&A session to follow.

RIBA and Geberit will deliver a one-hour webinar on designing drainage without compromise with a live Q&A session to follow. This session is available digitally to the membership across the Gulf (UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sultanate of Oman).

This module will provide delegates with an expert level learning opportunity and provide insight on hydraulic principles of in-house drainage systems with a focus on high-rise buildings. This seminar will enable professionals to achieve better outcomes with their drainage design.

Topics covered:

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

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.


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