(July 2013) Architects can benefit from a new Architects Club that has been created by Stone Federation Great Britain. By joining the club they will have access to all the relevant benefits of Federation membership at a discounted rate.
These include publications and courses as well as marketing and networking opportunities. There are also some free benefits, including technical, sustainability and CE marking helplines.
The Federation intends to hold a series of quarry tours for club members in the coming months, as publihed in a press release. During these tours they will be given advice on how to select the correct stone for future projects.
More information, including an information pack, can be obtained by Mail or by telephone on +44 (0)1303 856123.
For the course „Use of Stone in Building” on September 18th booking is now open. The new-style seminar by Stone Federation Great Britain has been tailored to meet the specific need of architects, but will also be of huge value to designers, specifiers, surveyors and planners. It has been streamlined into a more condensed format so delegates benefit from the same high quality of information and expertise, but over one day.
The presentations will be delivered by experts with unrivalled experience in the industry, covering a wide range of topics:
Geology of stone, including selecting and quarrying;
Stone testing, British and European standards and CE marking;
Detailing of stone, including working drawings and fixings;
Masonry and architecture, including external masonry and rain screen cladding;
Repairs, restoration and cleaning;
Stone for interiors;
Environment and sustainability of stone.
The course will be held at the Thistle Euston Hotel, London on 18 September 2013 and charged at £190 + VAT which includes refreshments a buffet lunch and course material.
Contact: Stone Federation Great Britain