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RIBA Core Curriculum
- Design, construction and technology

Knowledge level
- General Awareness

A modern construction method with the reassuringly traditional values of clay

This course provide an overview of the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) options for walling systems. It reviews the environmental impacts of different walling systems and covers Construction Design and Management (CDM) benefits, as well as safer site traffic management. The CPD also highlights the relevant current legislation that should be considered.

In this section
- Clearview Homes case study
- Porotherm verses Traditional Concrete

            
                    
Navigate through each step of the CPD using the left and right arrows to review the content. At the end of each section are some questions, these are required if you wish to obtain a certificate upon completing the course.                     
                                     
            
    

This short video demonstrates the speed of build when using Wienerberger's clay walling system - Porotherm. The system was specified by Clearview Homes to speed up the construction of their 50 unit development in the centre of South Harrow.

Porotherm verses Traditional Concrete

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CPD Q&A

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Porotherm was specified to enable completion how much faster than other materials?

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In the video comparison versus traditional blocks, how long does it take to build the Porotherm wall?

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