There are two weeks to go before Interbuild 2000 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Britain's biggest building exhibition will be 50 per cent bigger than last time, and will include a variety of new sections. You may wish to plan your visit to coincide with the following:
Monday: official show launch by construction minister Nick Raynsford; M4I national conference (see pages 34-43)
Tuesday: Shuco symposium on cladding with speakers including Paul Hyett and Max Fordham (limited tickets available, contact Stefan Luig at Schuco, tel 01908 282111)
Wednesday: Architects in Housing conference, 'Estate of the Nation - new rules for housing provision'. Speakers include Sir Peter Hall, Tony Carey of St George, Simon Allford, John Hobson of the detr, and Kees Christiaanse. Ticket details from David Birkbeck, tel 020 7482 2005.