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RIAI CPD Links: Unlocking Upstairs: Addressing Urban Vacancy in Cork City by Cork City Council


Thursday, March 21, 2019


09:30 – 17:00


Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork



Event Information

Cork City Council will present a seminar on How we can tackle the problem, of urban vacancy on 21st March 2019

8 Strucutred CPD Points

Tickets & Further Information available here  

Urban vacancy is a problem in every urban centre across Ireland. Cork City are bringing together a selection of specialists to help us understand the problem. Experts in the field of building control, fire regulations, disability access, architecture, housing, planning, economics and development will deliver up to date information to help us address the problem of vacant, unused spaces in our city and town centres.

A must for building owners, architects, engineers, developers, planners and anyone with an interest in how we can better utilise upper floors and vacant spaces.

Speakers include:

  • Steve Emery, Oxford University Fire Officer and Chair of the Institution of Fire Engineers Special Interest Group for Heritage Buildings
  • Pat Nestor, Head of the Building Control Division within the Planning & Property Development Department of Dublin City Council.
  • Fionnuala Rogerson, Architect and Access Consultant
  • John Wickham, Senior Advisor Building Standards, Dept of Housing, Planning and Local Government
  • Alison Harvey, National Co-ordinator, CTCHC Training Programme at the Heritage Council
  • Gwen Jordan, Executive Planner, Cork City Council
  • Polly Magee, Architect, Magee Creedon Kearns Architects, Cork
  • Kevin Smyth, Architect, Founder and Director at KS Collaborative
  • Leo Lenihan, Owner, Linehan Construction, Cork

For unwaged/student ticket, contact Ciara O'Flynn @ ciara_oflynn@corkcity.ie or 0214924497

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