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How Do We Make Great Buildings and Places? Procuring Buildings of the Best Value and Design

RIBA East Midlands

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 from 08:30 to 11:00 (BST)

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Building Ladders of Opportunity

 How Do We Make Great Buildings and Places?
Procuring Buildings of the Best Value and Design

08.30 -11.30am Wednesday 1st May, Nottingham Trent University, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU

Chair: Paul Collins
CEnv MSc MRICS MBFIM AoU FICPD, Nottingham Trent University

A morning event to:

·         Encourage the use of procurement practices which prioritise design quality and deliver long-term value for clients

·         Encourage dialogue on access to procurement for small firms, between architects, co-professionals and procurement bodies (local authorities, housing associations, frameworks & contractors and others) at local level

·         Build constructive, ongoing and reciprocal relationships between the RIBA and public clients

·         Raise awareness of the RIBA’s ongoing work on the procurement of buildings

This free event includes:

·         Keynote address by George Cowcher, Chief Executive, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

·         Presentation of the recommendations of the RIBA report Building Ladders of Opportunity by Walter Menteth, Walter Menteth Architects and Russell Curtis, RCKa Architects, of the RIBA Procurement Reform Group

·      Presentation byCllr. Nick McDonald, Nottingham City Council on Nottingham’s new procurement policy, aimed at supporting jobs for local people through increased use of local businesses for Council contracts

·      Question and answer discussion session

 

This event is free and includes breakfast rolls; however booking is essential 

To bookhttp://procurementnottingham.eventbrite.co.uk   

For further information contact Henrietta McCabe at RIBA East Midlands

E: henrietta.mccabe@riba.org

T: 01522 837480

Do you have questions about How Do We Make Great Buildings and Places? Procuring Buildings of the Best Value and Design? Contact RIBA East Midlands

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Nottingham Trent University

NG1 4BU
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 from 08:30 to 11:00 (BST)


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