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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.


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).

Architecture of Geoffrey Bawa Wednesday 11 February, 18.30. A lecture by David Robson at the aa. The Art & Architecture of Space & Light Wednesday 11 February, 18.30. A lecture by Richard MacCormac at the Prince of Wales Institute, NW1. Booking essential 0171 916 7380.

FAT Thursday 12 February, 18.30. A talk at the RIBA (0171 580 5533).

Pierre Chareau Thursday 12 February, 18.30. A Twentieth Century Society lecture by Martin Meade at 70 Cowcross St, EC1 (0171 250 3857).

Instruments and Artefacts 13 February-6 March. Exemplary work from AA Technical Studies - an exhibition at the aa.

Caruso St John: The Walsall Art Gallery Until 14 February. An exhibition at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4039.

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

Pedestrianisation of London Wednesday 18 February, 18.30. Richard MacCormac will speak in a udg event at 77 Cowcross St, EC1. Details 01235 851415.

Terry Farrell Thursday 19 February, 18.30. A lecture at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

Enric Miralles Tuesday 24 February, 18.30. A lecture at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 887 4039).

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.

The Oil Room at the riba Until 28 February. An installation at the riba by Zombory-Moldovan Moore.

Mercury 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.

riba cpd Event: cdm Forum - Three Years On Thursday 12 March. At the RIBA. Details 01892 515878. Displaced Grid Until 28 March. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

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

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


riba cpd Event: Sustainable Design Thursday 12 February, 13.30. At Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

Partnerships for Best Value in Construction Thursday 26 February. A conference at the BRE, Garston. Details 01923 664765.

riba cpd Event: cdm - Planning Supervisors Advanced Course Thursday 26 February, 09.00. At Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

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.

Richard Lavington Monday 2 March, 18.30. A lecture at the Architecture Centre, 6 King's Parade, Cambridge.

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.

The Quick and the Dead Until 14 March. An exhibition of anatomical drawings in an installation by Penoyre & Prasad. At the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, nr Coventry. (Mon-Sat 12.00-21.00).

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.

riba cpd Event: The Design & Build Contract Wednesday 25 February, 09.45. At Knutsford. Details 01565 652927.


Graham Morrison Thursday 12 February, 16.30. A lecture at the School of Architecture, Portland St, Portsmouth (01705 842086).

Intelligent Buildings: Integrated Building Design 30 March-3 April. 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).


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

Four Stories Until 20 March. An exhibition on the use of models in the development of a design. At the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

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

riba cpd Event: cdm Regulations/ Planning Supervisors Course 4,10,17 March. At Birmingham. Details 0121 331 4497.


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.

Design of Concrete Foundations Tuesday 10 March. A BCA course at Leeds. Details 01344 725763.

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


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.

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