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.
How daylight and ventilation improves human well-being and performance
Increased natural light and ventilation have been shown to increase productivity in the workplace by up to 10%, promote better learning in the classroom by as much as 8%, and aid recovery and significantly decrease the average length of stay of healthcare patients.
Join us in Glasgow to discover how we are using the three principles of energy efficiency, environmental impact and human comfort to set a new standard for optimising human environments within the healthcare, education and commercial sectors.
You will gain insights from expert speakers at this networking breakfast, presentation and panel discussion.
Dr. Richard Hobday - Independent researcher and author on the impacts of sunlight and daylight on human health
Laura Phillips - Associate Director at Arup
Mark Ellson - Director at Holmes Miller
Tickets are free of charge
Breakfast will be provided (including a vegetarian option)
The Chartered Institute of Building
International Well Building Institute
The Glasgow Institute of Architect
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.
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.
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.
The SEDA Peninsula Expedition, sponsored by the GIA, builds on last years Island Expedition held on Bute when cyclists and walkers spent their September Weekend visiting buildings and projects with an emphasis on all things sustainable.
Further information is available at: https://www.seda.uk.net/events/peninsula-expedition
Event registration is by invitation only. If you are a GIA member you should receive an invite though our Eventbrite reservation system.
The Glasgow Institute of Architects was Incorporated on the 18 September 1868 and the Civic Dinner marks 150 years of the institute. Join us to reflect on our history and look forward to the future of the GIA.
"The Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Eva Bolander and Glasgow City Council request the pleasure of your company at a Civic Dinner in the City Chamber, Glasgow on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm on the occasion of The Glasgow Institute of Architects 150th Anniversary."
RSVP - Please RSVP by 2 September 2018.
Dress Code: Informal
If you have any access or dietary requirements please contact the Lord Provost’s Office on Tel: - 0141 287 4001
The Big Mack Build will see the Billiard Room at ‘Mackintosh at the Willow’ on Sauchiehall Street inhabited and transformed by an installation built entirely from cardboard, which will enhance the Mackintosh-designed space.
The installation forms part of the official Mackintosh 150 celebrations and Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival.
The GIA (Glasgow Institute of Architects) 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 within the Happenstance Exhibition in Gallery 1.
To listen to the recording of the discussion please click the link below.
The GIA in conjunction with CIOB In Scotland, CIHT Scotland and the RICS are hosting the 4th annual summer drinks at the newly refurbished Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow on Thursday 23 August 2018.
The venue has been chosen to mark the 150th birthday of Charles Rennie Mackintosh which is also the 150th year of both the RICS and the GIA. Join us for some drinks and canapés to network with fellow professionals and celebrate the magic 150.
This event is free and open to everyone with an interest in the built environment.
Bookings and further information- https://ww2.rics.org/uk/events/networking/rics-glasgow-annual-summer-drinks/
A social evening for sharing and discussing as part of the annual #DesignPop-Up at the Briggait.
The theme of the PaperCUT, 'Freespace For ...', picks on the the theme of this years Biennale di Venezia set by biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara from Graftons Architects, all of our speakers are involved with The Happenstance which is Scotland's Collateral Event at the biennale.
The Happenstance brings together artists and architects to work with young people accross Scotland to discover what Freespace means to them and their communities. The lead artists/curators WAVEparticle’s methodology explores what can be built through mapping connections, connecting needs and resources, and in connecting ideas of Freespace in both Scotland and Venice.
Morag Bain - Scotland + Venice Project Manager at Architecture and Design Scotland
Brian Heartly - Artist at stillmotion.co.uk
Keri Monaghan - Architect at stallanbrand.com
Each speaker will give a 10 minute presentation finishing with a group discussion, join us to explore what Freescpace means to Scotland.
Free to attend, but please book your tickets at - papercutjun18.eventbrite.co.uk
Building visit to Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art, involving a walkaround of the reconstruction work being carried out by Page/Park Architects and main contractor Kier Construction, following the fire of 2014.
This building visit is open to all GIA CPD Season Ticket Holders. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.