Abracadabra 15 July-26 September. An international show of contemporary art at the Tate Gallery, Millbank, SW1. Details 0171 887 8000.
Improvisation on a Line Until 18 July. An exhibition at the Eagle Gallery, 159 Farringdon Rd, EC1. Details 0171 833 2674.
Urban Task Force: What Does it Mean for Urban Design? Monday 19 July, 18.30. A seminar at the ice, Great George St, SW1. Details Janet Guilfoyle, fax: 0171 334 3795.
Shaping the Heart of London 21 July-15 September. An exhibition of street furniture design at the Architecture Foundation, 30 Bury St, SW1. Details 0171 839 9389.
Joseph Beuys in Focus Wednesday 21 July, 18.30. A discussion at the Royal Academy, Piccadilly, W1. Details 0171 300 5799.
1999 Housing Design Awards Until 21 July. An exhibition at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).
Near and Elsewhere Until 24 July. Contemporary landscape photography at the Photographers' Gallery, Gt Newport St, WC2. Details 0171 831 1772.
Rem Koolhaas: Living 24 July-19 September. An exhibition at the ICA, The Mall, SW1. Details 0171 930 6393.
London's Town Halls Until 24 July.
An English Heritage exhibition at the RIBA Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1. Details 0171 307 3628.
Mountains and Microclimates: Architecture for an Alpine City Until 30 July. An exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Institute, 28 Rutland Gate, SW7. Details 0171 584 8653.
Trace Elements Until 30 July. An exhibition (including architectural drawings) at The Gallery, 77 Cowcross St, EC1 (0171 906 2075).
Architectural Association Projects Review 99 Until 31 July. The end-of- year show at 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4039.
Rem Koolhaas Wednesday 28 July, 19.30. A talk, organised by the ICA, at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, SW7. Tickets 0171 930 3647.
Inflatable Moment: Pneumatics and Protest in 68 Until 7 August. An exhibition at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.
James Turrell Thursday 12 August, 18.30. A lecture at the Royal Academy, Piccadilly, W1. Details 0171 300 5799.
Manifesto: 50 Years of British Radicals Until 28 August. An exhibition at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.
Non Place Urban Realm 9-21 August. An exhibition and open forum debating urban change and renewal. At the South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Rd, SE5. Details 0171 703 6120.
Visions of Ruin Until 28 August. An exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2. Details 0171 430 0175.
Donald Judd Until 12 September. Judd's work is featured in new displays at the Tate Gallery, Millbank, SW1. Details 0171 887 8000.
Martin Richman: Lucent Until 30 September. New light works at 1 Hoxton St, N1. Details 0171 739 4222.
Verner Panton: Light and Colour Until 10 October. An exhibition at the Design Museum, Shad Thames, SE1. Details 0171 378 6055.
Henry Dixon's London: Photographs 1863-93 Until 29 October (Mon-Fri 09.30- 17.00). At Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2.
East Until 28 August. An international show of contemporary art at the Norwich Gallery, St George St, Norwich and elsewhere in the city. Details 01603 610561.
Urban Until18 July. An exhibition of artists' responses to the urban environment at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Details 0115 915 3700.
Weeds, Aliens & Other Stories Until 12 September. 'Surreal' contemporary furniture at the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle. Details Mark Daniels 0191 260 2191.
New Communities for an Ageing Region Thursday 22 July. A conference at the Weston Building, umist, Manchester. Details Helen Caton 01772 889888.
Fusion Until 31 August. Industrial design by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners at cube, 113 Portland St, Manchester. Details 0161 237 5525.
Timber Framing from Scratch 26 July-1 August. A course at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Chichester. Details Diana Rowsell 01243 811363.
As Dark as Light Until 31 October. Work made with Cornwall's solar eclipse in mind, including paintings by Yuko Shiraishi. At Tate Gallery, St Ives. Details 01736 796543.
Quay Designs: Arnolfini and its Changing Context 17 July-12 September. An exhibition, including designs by Chris Wilkinson and Michael Hopkins, at the Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 929 9191.
The Shape of the Century: 100 Years of British Sculpture Until 19 August. An exhibition in and around Salisbury Cathedral. Details 01722 323883.
Unravelling the Landscape Until 12 September. An exhibition at the National Monuments Record Centre, Kemble Drive, Swindon. Details 01793 414797.
Creating the Yellow Brick Road
22-24 July. An international conference on art, architecture and architectural ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton, Telford Campus. Details 01902 321421.
Understanding Timber Wednesday 25 August. A trada Technology seminar at Rotherham. Details Margot Reeves 01709 720215.
Vittorio Messina: A Village and its Surroundings Until 30 August. At the Henry Moore Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax. Details 0113 234 3158.
Glasgow 1999 Events For monthly programme: tel 0141 287 1999.
Ettore Sottsass Tuesday 20 July, 18.00. In conversation at Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St (0141 332 8128).
Looking for the Perfect House 21 July-11 September. An exhibition at Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew St, Glasgow. Details 0141 353 4500.
Ettore Sottsass 21 July-24 September. An exhibition at Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew St, Glasgow. Details 0141 353 4500.
The Architecture of Democracy Until 25 July. An exhibition at the McLellan Galleries, 270 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow. Details 0141 331 1854.
Alvar Aalto in Seven Buildings
30 July-10 October. An exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. Details 0141 229 1996.
Indoor Air 1999 8-13 August. A conference on indoor air quality at Edinburgh. Details Claire Aizelwood 01923 664123.
Mies van der Rohe: Architecture and Design in Stuttgart, Barcelona, Brno Until 29 August. At the Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow. Details 0141 649 7151.
Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius Until 19 September. An exhibition at The Lighthouse, 56-76 Mitchell St, Glasgow. Details 0141 221 6362.