Come and join
Come and join us at Maggie’s Oxford for a range of fascinating talks from Clare Flynn, David Freeman, Dan Snow, Caspar Henderson, George Clarke and Charlie Luxton. All talks will end with a question and answer session.
£20 per talk. All tickets include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Clare Flynn – Wednesday 16th May, 7.30pm
Come and hear Clare Flynn, author of ‘A Greater World’, ‘The Chalky Sea’ and many others. Her books deal with displacement – both physical and emotional and have a strong sense of time and place. They draw on her extensive travels and experience of living in many different places.
David Freeman – Thursday 5th July, 7.30pm
David Freeman demonstrates how the music business started in Victorian times.
This event is all about how sound waves were first captured on fragile spinning wax cylinders and how this beautiful simple technology evolved into 78 discs and then into 45 rpm vinyl singles and the much loved 33rpm LP.
David will bring along his Edison Phonograph and original cylinders and from that starting point he will explore the entrancing world of analogue sound.
David Freeman is an ex-science teacher who became a broadcaster. He has a passion for music and how it has been recorded and reproduced over the years.
Dan Snow – Thursday 13th September, 7.30pm
Dan Snow is a presenter and popular historian. He has presented programmes like ‘1066: A Year to Conquer England’ and ‘The Vikings Uncovered’. He has a history slot on ‘The One Show’ and hosts the podcast ‘Dan Snow’s History Hit’. Dan has also written several books on history, several in partnership with his father, Peter Snow.
Caspar Henderson – Tuesday 18th September, 7.30pm
Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His is the author of‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ and ‘A New Map of Wonders – explorations of science, beauty and wonder in times of rapid change’.
George Clarke – Tuesday 30th October, 7.30pm
George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke Partners. He is best known for presenting ‘The Home Show’, ‘The Restoration Man’ and ‘George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces’. George has also written several books to accompany his shows.
George enjoys lecturing and is passionate about the way architecture can transform our everyday lives; his aim is to make architecture popular and accessible to everyone.
George is also an ambassador for Maggie’s.
Charlie Luxton – Thursday 8th November, 7.30pm
Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting TV programmes. He is best known for ‘Treehouses’, ‘Our Homes and Property’ and ‘Build a New Life in the Country’. He is also a regular designer on ‘DIY: SOS’, and wrote ‘Restored to Glory’ back in 2005.
Charlie is particularly passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
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Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talks-at-maggies-oxford-tickets-43390037771?aff=es2
May 16 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm - November 7 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm
If you’re planning a self-build,
If you’re planning a self-build, renovating a property or looking to add light, space or value to your current home, then a trip to Build It Live Bicester will be an essential part of your preparation. Brought to you by Build It Magazine, the UK’s longest running, most focused self-build title, Build It Live brings the magazine’s indispensable monthly custom home building, DIY and renovation advice to life.
Build It Live Bicester will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June 2018 at Bicester Heritage Event Centre, providing a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof. Book your tickets to the 2018 Bicester show here: (*Tickets coming on sale later in the new year).
Here is a taster of what you can expect from the show:
100’S OF EXHIBITORS
Meet hundreds of the UK’s leading suppliers, see thousands of products on display and specify the right items for your project.
FREE WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
Build It Live features dozens of daily FREE demonstrations, seminars and workshops. From eco-friendly construction techniques, to securing a plot for your build, our interactive talks are there to guide you in the right direction.
ASK OUR EXPERTS
Meet Build It’s team of industry experts, with decades of knowledge and experience under their belts. Ask them questions and even show them your plans for top tips on making your project a success. Make sure you book a session early in the day, for a FREE face-to-face consultations with some of the most experienced names in the self-build and renovation industry.
THE NAKED HOUSE
See a cut-away show home at ‘1st-fix’ – a fascinating insight into how things are installed, from ICF blockwork to underfloor heating. Click here to see who is contributing to this year’s Naked House.
Visit the PlotSearch Zone for some expert one-to-one advice on finding the right plot for your build. Receive valuable tips for finding land, from the experts at PlotSearch, the UK’s largest and most accurate live online database of genuine self-build land, renovation & conversion opportunities. Learn more here.
SELF-BUILDERS’ OWN STORIES LIVE
Gain inspiration and confidence from Build It readers who have already realised their self-build dreams. Hear their stories, ask them questions and gain tips on how to avoid common pitfalls. Head to the live theatre and get more details here.
Book an appointment with an estimator to start to better understand how much it will cost to build the home of your dreams
Fancy doing some of the work yourself? Identify the right tools for your project. Power & hand tools from major brands at great show prices! Find our more here.
GRAVEN HILL ZONE
Build It Live Bicester takes place in association with Graven Hill – the UK’s first large-scale self-build project with over 1000 self build plots. At Bicester, you’ll be able to visit the Graven Hill Zone for information on their scheme – or to reserve a plot! Head to the Seminar & the Workshop Theatres to hear live talks dedicated to explaining the exciting options of self and custom-building on Graven Hill and take part in Q&A’s about this important self build project, with the experts behind the scheme. Book free one-to-one appointments with the team, to ask the questions that are important to you.
Meet experts from the National Self-Build & Renovation Centre and their partners who can offer general impartial advice on your self-build & renovation as well as talk you through their extensive educational courses.
FIND A BUILDER
The Federation of Master Builders will be on hand to help you find a trusted builder in a bid to help you build the best you can! Talk to the experts from FMB, who will guide you through the process of finding the right builder for your project. Access their database of trusted builders in your area. See more details here.
NEW! 3D HOME DESIGN DEMOS
Visit the Build It 3D Home Designer stand for a FREE 20 minute demonstration of how to visualise your home project in 3D. Sessions run on the hour between 11am and 4pm each day and there’s no need to book. Learn more here.
SELF BUILD ACADEMY
FREE taster sessions from the Self-Build Academy delivered by Potton – providing essential knowledge for all self-builders. View the timetable here.
ECO BUILDING ADVICE
Hear how to build a sustainable home and gain one-to-one advice on a range of issue including renewable energy and environmentally friendly building techniques.
Book your tickets here: http://builditlive.co.uk/whats-on-at-build-it-live/build-it-live-in-bicester/
9 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 10 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
Build It Live, Bicester Heritage Event Centre (ex RAF Bicester), Buckingham Road, Bicester
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21jun2:00 pm- 4:30 pmETHICS IN ARCHITECTUREThis seminar will provide you with an awareness of the tangible threats faced by you and your clients, and mechanisms that have been developed in order to address those threats. Irrespective of the size of your organisation, you will be equipped to understand strategies and tools you may develop yourself, take pragmatic measures, and provide informed support to your clients.Birmingham
Ethics in architecture:
Ethics in architecture: best practice for sourcing materials, products and people.
The 21st Century presents a number of unprecedented and interrelated global challenges. Population growth, climate change, resource depletion, including energy and water, and food security are no longer the sole concern of governments or fragile communities. Instead, corporates now recognize that what were once viewed as inconsequential ‘externalities’ increasingly represent a clear threat to their current and future viability, particularly where those businesses operate extended and complex supply chains.
These threats are no longer restricted solely to concerns of ‘reputational damage’, but are beginning to impact already narrow margins and challenge operational effectiveness. In addition, national and international bodies are introducing legislative burdens that require increasingly sophisticated responses from both national and international corporations.
Seminar sessions will be structured as follows
- The size of the challenge: case studies from such client sectors as retail, construction and public procurement that highlight the reality of human rights issues in supply chains
- The business rationale for ethical sourcing: legislative developments, the role and effectiveness of activist organisations, the commercial cost of poor governance and its application to architects and their clients.
- Structure for success: implementing management systems, effective stakeholder engagement, collating and analysing appropriate data, root cause analysis and pragmatic interventions
Chris McCann, Resilient World
Chris has over twenty years’ experience in developing, implementing and managing responsible sourcing programmes for Fortune 500 companies across Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is currently a member of the UK Construction Industry Coalition for Ethical Sourcing, and special adviser to the Welsh government.
One of a team who developed the GSCP, he has worked with the United Nations and UK government. Chris was appointed to the UK Ministry of Justice Human Rights steering committee, the Board of the UK Gangmasters Licencing Authority by the UK’s Minister for DEFRA, and the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Business and Human Rights group. A Fellow of the RSA and Nuffield Scholar, his PhD thesis focuses on supply chain resilience.
- RIBA/CIAT members £65 VAT
- Non-RIBA members £92 VAT
- RIBA student members £15 VAT
Other booking options
For more information on other seminars in Core CPD 2018, and Club Ticket booking, saving £250 per year, go to Core CPD 2018.
Core Curriculum topics
1. Architecture for social purpose
2. Health, safety and well being
3. Design, constructions and technology
(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Suite 7, Fazeley Studios, Birmingham