GIA AWARDS DINNER 2018
The 2018 Annual Members Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday 23rd November 2018, more details to follow shortly.
Photograph by Sergio Pirrone of the GIA Supreme Award Winner 2017 :
Ruins Studio, Hazelwood by Lily Jencks Studio working with Nathanial Dorent and Savills.
RIAS Presidential Election - Glasgow Hustings
The GIA is delighted that two Candidates are standing for the upcoming RIAS Presidential election. The Candidates are:
Gordon G Smith FRIAS RIBA
Robin Webster OBE RSA FRIAS RIBA FRSA
Election statements can be viewed at the following link: https://www.rias.org.uk/rias/news/2018/august/rias-presidential-and-council-elections-candidates-announced/
As part of the RIAS election process, the GIA hosted a Hustings at The Lighthouse on Friday 7th September 2018. To listen to the recording of the discussion please click below.
ALEXANDER THOMSON SCHOLARSHIP 2018
In honour of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Glasgow Institute of Architects, the GIA invite you to submit a single image portraying how you see Glasgow in 2168. Please click below for more details.
FITS-LCD project presentation, followed by workshops.
Following research into the feasibility of developing fabric integrated thermal energy storage in buildings, this workshop describes several concepts and invites feedback what the barriers and opportunities might be.
This workshop asks us to consider what constitutes the key issues affecting contemporary society and the built environment.
by Rob Campbell
Resource Based Appointments
This workshop will consider how architects can prepare a fee proposal based on the RIBA Plan of Work which can be incorporated into the architects terms of appointment using standard RIAS forms. The workshop will require active input from attendees and will be particularly useful to Part 3 students and new practitioners.
This 2 hour CPD will offer an overview of offsite construction and Design for Manufacture. It will be delivered by Mila Duncheva of the Centre for Offsite and Innovation Structures at Edinburgh Napier University.
The IAA Convention and Design Awards 2018 recognises the projects that have enhanced the landscape and identity of the region between 2016-2018. The day program includes inspiring talks given by speakers from the architectural practices O'Donnell + Tuomey, Stallan Brand, CameronWebster, Tonkin Liu, Page\ Park, Teresa Borsuk from Pollard Thomas Edwards and Dr Katrina Burton from Napier University.
Introduction to Fire Engineering (Dominic Way, BEng Hon’s CEng FIFireE, Director BB7)
The Regulatory Framework for Fire Engineering (tbc)
External Fire Spread (Declan Thomson, Principal Fire Engineer at Hoare Lea)
by Savills, Baxendale Studio, Stallan-Brand, Hoskins Architects, cameronwebster architects, elder & cannon architects
Short presentations from Architectural Practices on their Award winning projects from all Categories. This will include a presentation of the 2017 Supreme Award winning project.
by Chris Stewart
Sustainability as a word has been stolen, its meaning washed away or lost in a political sea. The time has come to reclaim it as our own. This lecture will break down its components to help architects identify where it is and how we can rejuvenate the RIAS Sustainability Accreditation and Sustainability Policy.
PROJECTS & PREVIOUS EVENTS
A seminar and discussion series focusing on current architectural topics. Typically held bi-monthly.
A Collection of Essays for the Alexander Thomson Scholarship 2017
GIA CPD Series
Annual CPD series covering a variety of topics, commencing later this year.
A project to realise the competition-winning design for a carpet in the parlour of Holmwood House
The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) is the largest Chapter in the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS). With over 1200 members located from the Scottish Borders to the islands of Argyll, the chapter covers a diverse membership.