16 April 202018:00 for 18:30 start
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Use the bitter experience of others to learn how to recognise them - and potentially avoid them - yourself.
Commercial and domestic building defects forensically deconstructed and presented on an interactive basis.
No formulas, no slides full of writing, lots of pictures and lessons that help you learn from the errors of others.
Essential stuff for anyone involved with buildings.
Simon Pitchers FIStructE, Craddys
Simon recently stepped down as a director of the 60-strong Bristol based consulting engineering practice Craddys.
Simon’s career started in 1973 making the tea on the Royal Portbury Dock building site.
He was the winner of the Andrews Kent Prize in 1981 and subsequently developed an expertise in Forensic Engineering. He has lectured widely on this subject, completed two TV series of “Help! My House is Falling Down” with Sarah Beeny and has undertaken numerous expert witness commissions.
Simon is still Radio Two’s ‘Crackman’ – providing advice to the listening public on problems in buildings via the Jeremy Vine show.
He is a member of the National Council and a member of the Board of the Institution of Structural Engineers. He was awarded the Institution's Lewis Kent prize in 2015.
Tea and coffee availabe from 18:00.
A light buffet will be available following the presentation.
Email - [email protected]
Name - Nicholas Ball