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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.


Shaker: The Art of Craftsmanship 22 January-26 April. An exhibition at the Barbican Centre, EC2.

Raoul Bunschoten Monday 26 January, 18.30. A lecture at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 887 4039).

Designing Intelligent Buildings Wednesday 28 January, 16.30. A cpd workshop at the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details 0181 744 0841.

Arts Lottery Conference Thursday 29 January. A riba/London Arts Board conference on lottery-funded arts projects (including the new three-stage process). Details 0171 307 3681.

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

Claude Parent: Instability, A Necessity Tuesday 3 February, 18.30. A talk at the riba (0171 580 5533).

C R Mackintosh Thursday 5 February, 18.30. A Twentieth Century Society lecture by John McKean at 70 Cowcross St, EC1 (0171 250 3857).

How Did They Do That? The Stratford Picture House Until 7 February. An exhibition on Panter Hudspith's building at the riba Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

Decq & Cornette: The AJ Lecture 1998 Tuesday 10 February, 18.30. At the riba Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

Patrick Keiller Wednesday 11 February, 17.00. A lecture at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 887 4039). Caruso St John: The Walsall Art Gallery Until 14 February. An exhibition at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4000.

Paul Winstanley: Annexe Until 15 February. Large paintings of 'bland utopian interiors of the 1960s' at the Tate Gallery, SW1 (0171 887 8000).

Laurie Anderson Tuesday 17 February, 19.00. A lecture at the rca, SW7. Tickets 0171 590 4273.

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.

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

Architects and Exhibition Design Until 7 March. An exhibition at the riba Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.

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

The Displaced Grid Until 28 March. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

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


Ian Davidson (Lifschutz Davidson) Monday 2 February, 18.30. A lecture at the 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

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 Symposium Monday 9 February, 11.00-16.00. At the Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester. Tickets 0161 228 2463.

Archigram: Experimental Architecture 1961-1974 Until 15 February. An exhibition at the Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester. Details 0161 228 2463.

Simon Allford Thursday 19 February, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

South East

Architectural Encounters Until 4 February. Photographs by Peter Bairstow at the Trinity Arts Centre, Church Rd, Tunbridge Wells. Details 01892 525112.


Amanda Levete (Future Systems) Thursday 5 February, 16.30. A lecture at the School of Architecture, Portland St, Portsmouth (01705 842086).

South West

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


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

Whitby & Bird Tuesday 17 February, 18.15. A lecture at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Tickets 01179 299191.

West Midlands

Shed KM Thursday 29 January,19.30. A lecture at the Shirehall, Shrewsbury. Details Mark Newall 01743 361261.

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.


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.

blackelephanthouse Until 29 March. An installation by Peter Shelton at the Henry Moore Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax. Details 0113 234 3158.


Siah Armajani: Dictionary of Building Until 6 February. Work by the American public artist at the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh, with a related seminar on 3 February. 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.

Between Going and Staying Until 13 February. Projects by Ken Taylor at the rias Gallery, 15 Rutland Sq, Edinburgh. Details 0171 274 2028.

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


Selena Dix Hamilton (Eger Architects) Thursday 12 February, 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 at the nai, Rotterdam. Details 003110 4401200.


'The Quick and the Dead', an exhibition of anatomical illustration (historic and contemporary, from Michelangelo to Cindy Sherman), in an installation by Penoyre & Prasad, was widely admired when first seen at London's Royal College of Art last autumn. It has now begun its national tour and is at the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, until 14 March (Mon-Sat 12.00- 21.00).

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