Architect Newsletter: Outside Comfort Zone (August 2021)

Architect Newsletter: Outside Comfort Zone (August 2021)

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Outside Comfort Zone – your quarterly dose of building solutions and news for you and your clients.

We have just launched a RIBA approved CPD that is now live on the RIBA website so you can watch it and earn your core curriculum CPD points. We’ve also added a couple of case studies that showcases a recent curved timber cycle shelter installation and a wall mounted canopy for the NHS.

Read the full newsletter here: OCZ Autumn 2021

Here’s our top news stories from this edition:

New RIBA Approved CPD: Bringing the Inside Out

When it comes to working on a project, there’s so many products to specify and it helps if you know a little about each of them. That’s why we’ve created our latest CPD called ‘Bringing the Inside Out’ which is fully approved by RIBA.

The CPD is an easy to follow 23-minute online learning video so you can watch it in your own time at your own pace. It is currently only available to watch online via the RIBA website, so you can also gain your CPD points. If you would like to watch the CPD for informational purposes only, and do not wish to gain RIBA points, you can watch the CPD on our website.

Read more on page 5 – New RIBA Approved CPD: Bringing the Inside Out

Canopies with Automated Fire Sprinklers

Assessing risk within schools in always top of the list when investing in new facilities and equipment. All risks are of course important, and the risk of fire is particularly paramount due to the devastation and emotional impact on all involved with the school. A fire within the building can cause the loss of school equipment, pupil’s work and teachers’ resources and plans which are there as a result of years of hard work. That’s without even mentioning the risk of injury or worse, to staff and pupils.

Read more on page 4 – Canopies with Automated Fire Sprinklers

Aberfoyle Primary School – Stirling, Scotland Case Study

AKP Scotland Ltd. are an award-winning principal contractor based in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were working on a project at Aberfoyle Primary School in Stirling which required a complete refurbishment of their stunning gothic style, 151-year-old listed building.

Part of the project included the requirement for a cycle shelter within the school’s nursery playground. The Architects, Wardell Armstrong specified our Denver Timber Cycle Shelter in the setting out drawings, which were then sent to us to us an invitation to tender by AKP Scotland Ltd.

Read more on page 2 – Aberfoyle Primary School Case Study

Click here to read the full newsletter: OCZ Autumn 2021

Able Canopies Ltd. design, manufacture and install commercial grade canopies, shade sails, awnings and shelters across the UK. We specialise in servicing the education, leisure, healthcare and retail sectors and have extensive experience working with architects and contracting firms on small and large projects.
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