Five things to do this week: 1 May to 8 May
1) Dan Dare and the Birth of Hi-Tech Britain
Visit the Science Museum to learn how post-war Britain revelled in rockets and radar, a spirit that gave birth to hi-tech Britain.
30 April - 25 October at The Science Museum, London SW7
2) O.G.S. Crawford
A never-before-seen archive of photographs featuring suburban developments in Southampton, anti-Nazi graffiti in Berlin, buildings, fields and burial sites, collected by British field archaeologist Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford (1886-1957) between the 1920s and 1950s.
Until 14 June at the John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Southampton
3) Des Res
This extensive conference and exhibition series examines the planning, development and design issues affecting London’s housing market.
24 April – 14 June at New London Architecture, The Building Centre, 26 Store St, London WC1.
4) Tatton Park Biennial 2008
Experience the inaugural Tatton Park Biennial, a new contemporary art event for which over 30 artists, performers and writers develop new work inspired by Tatton Park.
3 May – 28 September, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
5) London Festival of Architecture
Snap up tickets for the David Chipperfield lecture (3 July), the OMA symposium (5 July) and the Peter Ackroyd lecture (6 July), all part of the London Festival of Architecture.
Tickets on sale from 5 May