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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 least two weeks before publication.


Adaptive Technologies and Smart Materials 13 November-11 December. An exhibition at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4039.

West 8 - Adriaan Geuze Tuesday 17 November, 18.30. A lecture at the riba. Details 0171 580 5533.

Denis Santachiara Tuesday 17 November, 19.00. A lecture at the rca, SW7. Free tickets 0171 590 4273.

The Architectural Potential of Concrete Wednesday 18 November, 16.00. A cpd workshop with Anthony Hunt Associates at the riba. Details 0181 744 0841, fax 296 8127.

Patrick Hodgkinson: Working for Alvar Aalto Wednesday 18 November, 19.30. A lecture at the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

Arabian Sites: The Architecture of Oman Until 21 November. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre. Details 0171 580 5533.

Reinhold Martin Tuesday 24 November, 18.30. A lecture at the aa. Details 0171 887 4039.

Frank Duffy Tuesday 24 November, 18.30. The Peter Milo Talk at the riba (0171 580 5533).

Adaptive Technologies and Smart Materials 25-26 November. A conference at the aa (0171 887 4039).

Hudson Featherstone Thursday 26 November, 18.30. A talk at the riba.

Details 0171 580 5533.

Bernd & Hilla Becher Until 29 November. Photographs of industrial structures at Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Rd, NW3 (0171 435 2643).

Brazil Still Builds 2 Until 11 December. An exhibition at the aa. Details 0171 887 4039.

John Newling/Dave Stephens Until 6 December. An exhibition at The Economist, 25 St James's St, SW1.

Facades of the Future 14-15 December. A bepac conference on advanced glazing at the Institution of Structural Engineers. Details 0118 984 2861.

Caryatid Until 16 December. A photographic installation by Ian Walker at Pitshanger Manor, Ealing, W5. Details 0181 567 1227.

Site Construction, Berlin Until 20 December. An exhibition at the South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Rd, SE5. Details 0171 703 6120.

Alvar Aalto: Process and Culture Until 19 December. An exhibition at the riba Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.

The Work of Charles and Ray Eames Until 3 January. The Library of Congress/Vitra Design Museum show is at the Design Museum, Shad Thames, SE1. Details 0171 403 6933.

RIBA Awards 1998 Until 16 January. An exhibition at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.


The Art of Building: Phase 2 Until 19 November. New European art galleries - an exhibition at The Minories, 74 High St, Colchester (01206 577067).

The Vauxhall Gardens Until 21 November. An exhibition at Norwich School of Art & Design, St George St, Norwich. Details 01603 610561.

RIBA CPD Event: Repair and Conservation of Timber Framed Structures Wednesday 25 November. At New Hall, Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

Whole Building Studies 26-27 November. The bre's 3rd Cardington Conference at Cardington, Beds. Details Maureen Gaddes 01923 664765.

Wilderness City: Antithesis of the Garden City Wednesday 2 December, 19.30. A lecture by Brian Avery at Friends Meeting House, 109 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City. Details 01707 263958.

riba cpd Event: Designing for People with Disabilities Update Thursday 17 December, 09.00. At New Hall, Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

Thinking Aloud Until 3 January. An exhibition devised by Richard Wentworth at Kettle's Yard, Castle St, Cambridge (01223 352124).


Richard Wilson Until 16 January. An exhibition at the Globe Gallery, 97 Howard St, North Shields. Details 0191 259 2614.

North West

From the Top II 14-21 November. Access to the top of St John's Beacon, Liverpool by timed ticket from the Merseyside Welcome Centre, Clayton Sq, Liverpool.

Richard Murphy Tuesday 17 November, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

Fusion Until 27 November. Industrial design by Grimshaw & Partners at the Tea Factory, Liverpool. Details 0151 225 2914.

Transparent Room: Michael Pinsky Until 2 January. An installation at Bolton Museum & Art Gallery. Details 01204 522311.


Alan Stanton Thursday 19 November, 17.00. A lecture at the Portland Building, Portsmouth School of Architecture. Details 01705 842086.

South Western

Design in the Devon Environment Friday 20 November, 10.00. A Design Forum event at Buckfast Abbey. Details Alan Stone 01392 382601.


750 Years of Cologne Cathedral 16 November-24 January. A photographic exhibition at the Chapter House of Salisbury Cathedral (01722 555121).

James Burland Tuesday 17 November, 18.15. A lecture at the Arnolfini, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Tickets 01179 299191.

After Hours II Until 20 November. An exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

Marielle Neudecker Until 29 November. An installation at Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Rd, Bristol. Details 0117 929 2266.

West Midlands

Callum Innes/Ellen Gallagher Until 22 November. Two abstract painters at the Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, Birmingham (0121 248 0708).

Has the Conservation Movement Won? Tuesday 24 November, 19.30. A lecture by Philip Venning of spab at the Shirehall, Shrewsbury. Details Mark Newall 01743 361261.

riba cpd Event: Risk Assessment in Design Thursday 3 December, 14.00. At Birmingham (0121 233 2321).


riba cpd Event: Sustainable Building Technology Thursday 19 November, 14.00. At riba Regional hq, Leeds (0113 2456250).

The Conservation of Historic Interiors 23-24 November. A course at the University of York. Details 01904 433963.

riba cpd Event: cdm Specifying Hazard and Risk Tuesday 8 December, 13.30. At riba Regional hq, Leeds (0113 2456250).


Murray Grigor Tuesday 17 November, 19.30. A lecture at the rias, 15 Rutland Sq, Edinburgh. Details 0131 229 7545.

Rick Mather Wednesday 18 November, 18.00. A lecture at Glasgow Film Theatre. Tickets 0141 332 8128.

Ugly Buildings? Until 20 November. An exhibition at the RIAS, 15 Rutland Sq, Edinburgh (0131 229 7545).

Made in Brussels Until 21 November. An exhibition at Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew St, Glasgow. Details 0141 353 4500.

Making/Thinking: Artists Build - Per Kirkeby Until 29 November. At the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2306.

A Beautiful Dream Until 20 December. 'Two visionary palaces by K F Schinkel' at the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (0131 624 6200).

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