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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.


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

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

Daniel Libeskind & Matthew Higgins Wednesday 18 February, 18.30. A lecture at the Prince of Wales Institute, NW1. Booking essential 0171 916 7380.

Tim Bliss and John O'Keefe Wednesday 18 February, 17.00. A lecture at the AA, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 887 4039).

Wells Coates Thursday 19 February, 18.30. A Twentieth Century Society lecture by Alan Powers at 70 Cowcross St, EC1 (0171 250 3857).

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).

Roger Zogolovitch Tuesday 24 February, 18.30. A lecture at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

Beyond the Minimal: Four Austrian Practices 24 February-1 April. An exhibition at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1, with a conference on 25 February, 16.00. (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.

Jan Kaplicky Tuesday 3 March, 18.30. A lecture at the aa (0171 887 4039).

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.

Thomas Schutte Until 15 March. A 'street' of this German artist's architectural models is at the Whitechapel Gallery (0171 522 7878).

Landscape & Garden in Britain 1930-2000 27-28 March. A two-day conference organised by the Garden History Society and Twentieth Century Society. At 70 Cowcross St, EC1. Details 0171 250 3857. Displaced Grid Until 28 March. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

Eye Spy...Winterschool '98 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.


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.

Listed Building Show 7-8 March. Organised by riba Hertfordshire Branch at Hatfield House. Details 01707 875253.

3rd Cardington Conference 10-12 March. At the BRE's Large Building Test Facility. Details 01923 664775.

East Midlands

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

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.

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


Gordon Benson Thursday 19 February, 16.30. A lecture at the School of Architecture, Portland St, Portsmouth (01705 842086).

Safety in Concrete Construction and cdm Regulations Wednesday 11 March. A bca course at Crowthorne, Berks. Details 01344 725763.

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

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

The Engineering and Construction Contract Monday 30 March. A Construction Study Centre course at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.


Mark Edmonds Tuesday 17 February, 16.00. A lecture on 'landscape and ancestry' at the University of Sheffield (Arts Tower). Details 0114 222 2000.

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.

Point and Line to Plane Until 19 April. An exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute, The Headrow, Leeds.


Hal Moggeridge Thursday 26 February, 17.00. A lecture at the University of Strathclyde, 131 Rottenrow, Glasgow. Details Chris Platt 0141 552 4400.

Portable Architecture 16 February-13 March. An exhibition at the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2319.

Will Alsop Thursday 19 February, 17.30. A lecture at the Tower Building, Dundee University.

Bruce McLean Wednesday 25 February, 18.15. A lecture at Glasgow Film Theatre. Details 0141 287 7190.


Dr Susan Roaf Thursday 12 March, 19.30. A lecture on building for climate change 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.


Highly atmospheric, nocturnal cityscapes predominate in an exhibition of mezzotints by the American artist Craig McPherson. It continues at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge until 15 March (01223 332900).

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