DesignOffsite Group meeting

10 September 2019 , Buildoffsite, CIRIA, Griffin Court, 15 Long Lane, London EC1A 9PN

Tuesday 10th September 

2pm-3pm: Buildoffsite members to discuss Communications & Marketing Strategy

3pm-4pm: Meeting

Followed by a tour of citizenM Hotel as designed by member Sheppard Robson


  • Buildoffsite membership
  • CITB Update (David Emery/Ian Heptonstall)
  • Update on previous meetings’ action points
  1. Optioneering (IH) & (NO)
  2. Research into what clients want: Client database (NO) & Questionnaire (TH)
  3. Links to architecture schools – Opportunity to host our 6th December meeting at Oxford Brookes University – All-day event considering travelling etc. The meeting will include discussion with the head, Matt Gaskin and Shahab on what we might do to promote DfMA there and how to include in the curriculum + a tour of the school.

Action: If interested in getting involved please email by 16th October

  • Discussion on what the 6th December meeting should cover
  • Fashion parade of architects to universities
  • Sponsorship for students to get into practices (TK)
  1. Platform approach – Standardisation (TK & PO)
  • Standardisation piece of research with those interested in becoming members of Buildoffsite sharing & contributing
  1. Promoting best practice
  • NW & SR update on bids coming out
  • Relationship building with manufacturers and improving design quality – how to achieve this

If you are interested in attending please contact