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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.


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

Tania Kovats Until 19 December. An exhibition at Asprey Jacques, 4 Clifford St, W1 (0171 287 7675).

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

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

Zang Tumb Tumb: The Futurist Graphic Revolution 6 January-11 April. An exhibition at the Estorick Collection, 39a Canonbury Sq, N1 (0171 704 9522).

Louise Bourgeois Until 10 January. Sculptures and installations at the Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, W2. Details 0171 298 1515.

Society of Designer Craftsmen 13-24 January. An exhibition at the Mall Galleries, SW1. Details 0171 739 3663.

Urban Regeneration: A Debate Wednesday 13 January, 18.30. A udg event at 77 Cowcross St, EC1. Details 01235 851415.

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

Theodore Zeldin Tuesday 19 January, 19.00. A lecture at the rca, SW7. Tickets (free) 0171 590 4273.

Rachel Whiteread Until 15 January. Sculptures and photographs at Anthony D'Offay, 9, 21 and 24 Dering St, W1. Details 0171 499 4100.

Modern Britian 1929-1939 20 January-6 June. An inter-disciplinary survey of Modern Movement activity. At the Design Museum, Shad Thames, SE1. Details 0171 403 6933.

Building the British Museum 23 January-18 April. The contributions of 10 architects in an exhibition in Room 90 of the British Museum, WC1. Contaminated Land 25-26 January. A two-day ibc conference at the Forte Regents Park. Details fax 0171 453 5476.

Selecting Contractors by Value - The Way Forward Thursday 28 January. A ciria conference at the Royal Horticultural Society Halls, SW1. Details Charles Perkins 0171 222 8891.

Jean-Marc Bustamente Until 31 January. Photographs of unnamed cities at the Tate Gallery, Millbank, SW1. Details 0171 887 8000.

Selecting Lighting Software Tuesday 2 February. An afternoon cibse seminar at Balham, SW12. Details 0181 675 5211.

Third Air Conditioning Conference Thursday 4 February. A Mid Career College event at cibse, SW12. Details 01223 880016.

President's Medals for Architecture 1998 Until 6 February. An exhibition at the riba. Details 0171 580 5533.

Aalto Centennial Student Competition Until 6 February. An exhibition at the riba. Details 0171 580 5533.

Form(s): Richard Roth Until 6 February. An exhibition at Shillam+ Smith, 122 Gt Titchfield St, W1. Details 0171 637 0057.

Health, Housing and Affordable Warmth Friday 19 February. A one-day symposium at the University of East London School of Architecture. Details Janet Rudge 0181 590 7000 x3235.


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

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

Nick Bolton Until 16 January. The first of seven newly commissioned artworks for the Harris Museum, Market Sq, Preston (01772 258248).

Michelle Walters Tuesday 19 January, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.


Frank Duffy Thursday 21 January, 17.00. A lecture at the Portland Building, Portsmouth School of Architecture. Details 01705 842086.

South Western

Managing Public Art Projects - The Commissioner's Perspective 3, 4, and 5 February. A one-day seminar at Truro, Exeter and Bath. Applications by 16 December to Linda Geddes 01392 218188.


Russell Brown Tuesday 12 January, 18.15. A lecture at the Arnolfini, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Tickets 01179 299191.

Inside the Walls Until 22 January. Prison architecture photographed by the rchme at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

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

West Midlands

Severn Journeys 19 December-30 January. Photographs exploring Britain's longest river. At Worcester City Art Gallery, Foregate St, Worcester. Details 01905 25371.

Martha Rosler Until 30 January. A retrospective at the Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, Birmingham. Details 0121 248 0708.

Fun de Siecle Until 14 February. An exhibition at Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Lichfield St, Walsall. Details 01922 653116.


Richard Tuttle Until 23 December. An installation at the Church of St Paulinus, Brough Park, Catterick. Details 0113 234 3158.

Jeff Wall Until 3 January. An exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds. Details 0113 234 3158.

The Conservation of Historic Plasterwork Wednesday 27 January. A course at The King's Manor, University of York. Details 01904 433963.


Prophets and Pilgrims: Ruskin, Proust and Northern Gothic 18 December- 7 March. An exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 624 6200.

A Beautiful Dream: K F Schinkel Until 20 December. An exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (0131 624 6200).

William Klein: New York 1954-55 Until 5 January. An exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen St, Edinburgh.

Winning - The Design of Sports 8 January-5 April. An exhibition designed by Ron Arad at the McLellan Galleries, 270 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow. Details 0141 331 1854. Continental Drift: Europe Approaching the Millennium Until 9 January. European photography at the Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 225 2383.

Is Dumbing Down the Best Way to Popularise Architecture? Monday 11 January, 18.30. A Manifesto debate at Monboddo, Bread St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 332 0829.


Josef Koudelka in Wales Until 14 February. Photographs at four Cardiff venues, including the National Museum and Ffotogallery, 31 Charles St. Details 01222 341667.

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