EAA Events




The EAA aims to provide a series of events to stimulate thought and discussion in the architectural community. For 2018 the EAA Events calendar has been updated to include a mix of short technical events which will start at 6pm, longer speaker events starting at 4.30pm and lunchtime building visits at 1pm.

Events are booked through Eventbrite. Email confirmation and tickets will be sent to all attendees for event bookings. Reminders will be sent before the event.

We are keen to shape the Programme to best suit our members' needs, so we welcome your feedback on this year’s programme, and suggestions for 2019.



Title: Architects Code of Conduct & Risk Management
Date:31 October 2018
Time: 6.00-7.30pm
Cost: £0-£15
Venue: West Court (Room C13) | Floor C, ECA Main Building | 74 Lauriston Place | EH3 9DF Edinburgh

Suitable for both professionals and students, this event covers issues and disputes within the context of real-life experience. Speakers - Simon Howard, ARB and Charles McGregor, Clyde & Co.

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Title: EAA Award Winners

Date: 7 November 2018
Time: 6.00-7.30pm
Cost: £0-£15
Venue: TBC

Joint event with ESALA, the EAA brings together architects from a number of different practices to talk about their 2018 award winning projects.

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Title: Planning Applications
Date: 21 February 2018
Time: 6.00-7.00pm
Cost: £0-£15
Venue: University of Edinburgh, Room G.06, 50 George Square

Guidance on National Standards for the Validation and Determination of Planning Applications and other related consent. Speaker - Nancy Jamieson, City of Edinburgh Council.

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Title: Sustainable Buildings
Date: 7 March 2018
Time: 4.30-7.30pm
Cost: £0-£30
Venue: University of Edinburgh , LG.09 David Hume Tower

HEALTHY PASSIVE BUILDINGS: Reality and Lessons from Practice - Joint event with SEDA. Speakers - Janice Foster, Sam Foster, Sandy Halliday, John Gilbert Architects & Stewart & Sheilds Building Contractors

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Title: Engineering Solutions: Queensferry Crossing and V&A Dundee
Date: 16 May 2018
Time: 4.30-7.30pm
Cost: £0-£30
Venue: Patersons Land, Room LG34, Moray House, Holyrood Road

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Title: New Urban Schemes of Today
Date: 5 September 2018
Time: 4.30-7.00pm
Cost: £0-£30
Venue: Hunter Lecture Theatre (Room 0.17), Edinburgh University, 74 Lauriston Place

New Urban Schemes of Today - 250 years on from the birth of Edinburgh’s New Town. Speakers on New Town, St James Development, Holyrood North, Buccleuch Estates and others TBC.

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Title: Fire Compliance with Regulations
Date: 19 September 2018 - Postponed due to bad weather. New date to be arranged for 2019
Time: 6.00-7.30pm
Cost: £0-£15
Venue: Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, West Court, C13, Floor C

Fire engineering, changes to regulations and CDM requirements. Speakers: Hugh McNamara, Fire Engineering, Arup and Ross D Buchan, Principal Designer

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The EAA plans to hold a series of lunchtime Building visits during 2018. Each tour will be guided by architects around their project. The visits are still to be confirmed but may include high profile building such as the MacEwan Hall, 3-8 St Andrews Square, Waverleygate and previous EAA Award Winners.

Dates: Various Fridays, April – July
Time: 1.00-2.00pm
Cost: £5
Location/ Venues: TBC – All visits will meet at the project address.

Booking now open for July visits, click here for more information and to book.

For more information or to express an interest in attending an event please email mail@eaa.org.uk