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A regional guide to current and forthcoming exhibitions, lectures, conferences and seminars, selected to meet readers' cpd needs. Information for inclusion should be sent to Andrew Mead at The Architects' Journal at leasttwo weeks before publication.


Caruso St John: The Walsall Art Gallery 13 January-14 February. An exhibition at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4000.

Tony Vidler Tuesday 13 January, 18.30. A lecture at the Architectural Association (0171 887 4000).

Adam Caruso and Peter St John Wednesday 14 January, 18.30. A lecture at the Architectural Association (0171 887 4000).

Thomas Schutte 16 January-15 March. A 'street'of this German artist's architectural models is at the Whitechapel Gallery, Whitechapel High St, E1. Details 0171 522 7878.

Danish Ecological Architecture19-30 January. An exhibition at the University of East London, Holbrook Rd, E15. Details 0181 849 3681.

Lars Spuybroeck: Liquid Architecture Tuesday 20 January, 19.00. A lecture at the rca. Details Mairead McDermott 0171 590 4273.

Body Movement in Urban Space Wednesday 21 January, 18.00 for 18.30. The results of aa research in a udg event at The Gallery, 77 Cowcross St, EC1. Details 01235 851415.

Mirror: Part 2 21 January-28 February. Multi-media works at the Museum of Installation, 175 Deptford High St, SE8. Details 0181 692 8778.

Designing Intelligent Buildings Wednesday 28 January, 16.30. A cpd workshop with Ove Arup & Partners at the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details 0181 744 0841, fax 296 8127.

Architectural Opportunities in Portugal Thursday 29 January. A seminar at the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details Mary Naismith 0171 307 3684, fax 0171 436 1197.

New Developments in Air Conditioning Thursday 29 January. A Mid Career College seminar at cibse, SW12. Details 01223 880016.

The Lean Office: Cutting Back Without Cutting Corners Thursday 29 January. A conference at the Forte Posthouse, Bloomsbury. Cost £395. Details Lottie Ray 0181 743 8787.

Martin Creed, Ceal Floyer, John Frankland 30 January-8 March. A combination of architectural interventions and site-specific works. At Delfina, 50 Bermondsey St, SE1. Details 0171 357 6600.

How Did They Do That? The Stratford Picture House Until 8 February. An exhibition on Panter Hudspith's building at the riba Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

The Soanes at Home Until 28 February. An exhibition on the Soanes' domestic life. At Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2.

Bernard Leach Until 29 March. A major exhibition at the Crafts Council, 44 Pentonville Rd, N1. Details 0171 278 7700.


Hugh Pearman Monday 12 January, 18.30. A lecture atthe Architecture Centre, 6 King's Parade, Cambridge.

Dampness and Cracking in Buildings Wednesday 4 February. A bre seminar on diagnosis and remedial treatment. At Garston near Watford. Details 01923 664775.

Newbuild 2000 Seminar: Energy Efficient Homes for the New Millennium Friday 27 February. At the Tara Suite Conference & Banqueting Centre, Peterborough. Details Sarah Palmer 01733 760883.

East Midlands

riba cpd Event: The Party Wall Act 1996 Thursday 12 February, 16.00. A seminar at a Nottingham venue. Details Sue Spencer 0121 331 4497.

North West

Jonathan Falkingham (Shed km) Tuesday 20 January, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

Glass, Light and Space 7 February-9 May. An exhibition about the potential of glass in architecture. At the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. Details 0161 832 2244.

Archigram: Experimental Architecture 1961-1974 Until 15 February. The exhibition first seen in Vienna in 1994 is now at the Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester. Details 0171 722 3362.


Will Alsop/Roger Zogolovitch Thursday 22 January, 16.30. Either Alsop or Zogolovitch will lecture at the School of Architecture, Portland St, Portsmouth (01705 842086).

Intelligent Buildings: Building Systems, Architecture and People 26-30 January. A course at the University of Reading. Details Irene Williams 0118 931 8201.

South West

Roger Hilton Until 26 April. This winter's major exhibition at the Tate St Ives (01736 796543).


Alan Stanton Tuesday 20 January, 18.15. A lecture at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Tickets 01179 299191.

Water and Culture: Regeneration Opportunities Wednesday 28 January. A Civic Trust/English Partnerships conference at Temple Quay, Bristol. Details 0171 930 0914.

Colin St John Wilson Until 30 January. An exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

riba cpd Event: The Party Wall Act 1996 Thursday 29 January, 12.00. A seminar at Birmingham. Details Sue Spencer 0121 331 4497.

Commissioning Buildings - An Opportunity to Reduce Energy Costs Thursday 12 February. A free brecsu seminar at the Stonebridge Manor Hotel, Coventry. Details fax 01923 664602.


Street Scene: Meeting the Needs of Visually Impaired Pedestrians Wednesday 21 January. A one-day conference and exhibition at Leeds Civic Hall. Details 0171 387 2233.

Drawing a Winner: Designing Energy-Efficient Sports Facilities Thursday 22 January. A free brecsu seminar at Huddersfield. Details fax 01923 664602.

Florian Beigel Tuesday 10 February, 16.00. A lecture on 'designing for uncertainty' at the University of Sheffield (Arts Tower, floor 15).

The Study and Conservation of Stone 23-25 February. A three-day course at the Centre for Conservation Studies, York. Details 01904 433963.


Siah Armajani: A Dictionary of Building 12 January-6 February. First in a series of exhibitions on artists who build. At the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2306.

Commissioning Buildings - An Opportunity to Reduce Energy Costs Wednesday 11 February. A free brecsu seminar at the Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling. Details fax 01923 664602.

Mark Whitby Friday 13 February, 13.00. A lecture at the University of Strathclyde, 131 Rottenrow, Glasgow. Details Chris Platt0141 552 4400.


Paul Sandilands (Lifschutz Davidson) Thursday 15 January, 19.30. A lecture at the Faenol Fawr Hotel, Nr Bodelwyddan, St Asaph. Details 01745 813852.


Mastering the City: 100 Years of Urban Planning in Europe Until 5 April. A major exhibition, featuring 24 European cities, at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam. Details 003110 4401200.


Paul Winstanley's paintings of mundane empty interiors are characterised by his close attention to effects of light. Six large works are at the Tate Gallery, London SW1 until 15 February (0171 887 8000). Above: 'Lounge A'.

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