RIBA FLASH: The Principles of Retrofit Workshop

Facilitated by Robert Prewett, prewett bizley architects and Fran Bradshaw, Anne Thorne Architects, this workshop focuses on the key principles of delivering a successful retrofit project:

- Carbon awareness and understanding the carbon profile of a house

- The fabric first approach

- Thermal comfort, approach to thermal bridges and airtightness

- Costs: Identifying optimum initiatives depending on budget

- Air tightness, ventilation and moisture

- Avoiding pitfalls: building defects, mould, underperformance and poor internal comfort.

- Whole house approach – case studiesThe Mayville Community Centre, Islington

Justin will lead a tour of the Community Centre at the end of the workshop. 

The Mayville Community Centre, Islington

Further information on the RIBA's FLASH programme can be found here: http://www.architecture.com/RegionsAndInternational/UKNationsAndRegions/England/RIBALondon/FLASHProgramme/FLASHProgramme.aspx

Friday, November 4, 2011 -
09:00 to 13:00