Tile and stone are not only beautiful, but also incredibly practical covering materials to choose for your architectural projects. Schlüter-Systems has been providing solutions to protect and finish tile and stone since 1966, with UK offices opening in 1993. This global market-leader’s breadth of experience is now matched by a variety of learning resources for specifiers in the UK and Ireland – from RIBA Approved CPDs through to Lunch and Learns, educational spaces and even virtual reality (VR).
1) Sit-Down Seminars and Sessions
Schlüter-Systems Ltd’s learning programme provides two different options for architects and specifiers, to suit their needs and priorities.
RIBA Approved CPD Seminars
45-60 minutes long, these seminars each focus on a key application area for the tile and stone industry.
Five seminars are currently available:
Considerations for Tile and Stone Installations
Offers an introduction to the practical concerns associated with the design of tile and stone installations.
Specifying Integrated Waterproofing and Wetroom Systems
Discusses how you can achieve a watertight foundation for tile and stone that will not only protect an installation, but also the wider project as a whole.
Specifying Integrated Underfloor Heating Systems
Focuses on the modern advances made in this popular arena, discussing hydronic and electric technologies and their capabilities.
Specifying Solutions for Crack-Free Tile and Stone Coverings
Covers the recommendations and essential considerations in specifying problem-free coverings that last.
Specifying External Applications with Tile and Stone
Explores how to counteract the stresses of the environment and achieve functional assemblies.
Lunch and Learn Sessions
20-30 minutes long, these highly-focused sessions have been crafted to home in on different products within Schlüter-Systems’ portfolio.
Nine sessions are currently available:
- Schlüter-PROFILES for Walls
Wall corners and edge profiles
- Schlüter-PROFILES for Floors
Edge profiles for floor coverings
Contemporary discreet wall profiles
Textured tones for wall profiles
Stair nosing profiles for tile and stone
- Schlüter Drain Grates and Shelves
Blend, accent or contrast with tile and fixtures
- Schlüter Finishes to Work in Harmony
Designer drain grates and shelves
Illuminated profile technology
- Schlüter-DILEX Movement Joints
Movement joints to complement tile and stone
N.B. Schlüter-Systems Ltd’s RIBA Approved CPDs and Lunch and Learns are all inclusive of lunch for attendees.
2) Educational Spaces
London: 49 Leather Lane
A collaborative showroom between Pentagon Tiles, Schlüter-Systems Ltd and Ardex, 49 Leather Lane incorporates an exhibition space with tactile samples, a fully functioning wetroom and meeting rooms, as well as inspiration abound.
Leicestershire: The Application Gallery
The Application Gallery is a key attraction at the head offices of Schlüter-Systems Ltd, showcasing where and how its products are used and the designs possible with tile and stone in the modern living and leisure environment.
3) Virtual Reality
Take our 360 VR Tour
Schlüter-Systems Ltd’s Google 360 Tour with VR functionality offers a more interactive way to understand the company’s products. From the comfort of your own chair, you can tour their headquarters, which are packed full of examples of our products in situ.
To explore now, or request a Google Cardboard headset to upgrade your experience to VR, visit www.exploreschluter.co.uk.
Are you interested in finding out more about Schlüter-Systems Ltd’s learning resources and how they can help you to achieve better installations of tile and stone? Call 01530 813396, email specifiers(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)schluter.co.uk or visit www.schluterspecifier.co.uk.