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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.


Furniture by Ron Carter Until 14 April. An exhibition at the Concord Gallery, 174 High Holborn, WC1.

Elisabeth Diller Tuesday 21 April, 19.00. A lecture at the rca, SW7. Tickets 0171 590 4273.

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

Balkrishna Doshi 27 April-22 May. An exhibition at the East London School of Architecture, Holbrook Rd, E15. Details 0181 849 3681.

'Slipstream': Ann-Marie LeQuesne Until 1 May. An exhibition at Shillam + Smith, 122 Gt Titchfield St, W1. Details 0171 637 0057.

In the Name of 'Modernity' 1-3 May. A conference on the politics of conservation and restoration. At the AA. Details 0171 887 4039.

Berlin: The City in its Time Until 2 May. Photographs by Gerhard Ullmann at the Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate, SW7.

Le Corbusier by Lucien Herve Until 2 May. An exhibition at Michael Hoppen Photography, 3 Jubilee Place, SW3 (0171 352 3649).

Cinematecture and Archiectography Friday 8 May. A conference at the aa. Details 0171 887 4092.

Thomas Allom Until 9 May. An exhibition at the riba Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1 (0171 580 5533).

Touching the Earth Lightly Until 9 May. An exhibition at the RIBA on AHMM's sustainable school in Essex. The Palace of Projects Until 10 May. The latest Artangel commission - an installation at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov (0171 336 6803).

udg 20th Anniversary Boat Trip Wednesday 13 May. Leaves Charing Cross Pier at 18.30 (01235 851415).

Risk Management in the Construction Industry Thursday 14 May. An IBC conference in London. Details 0171 453 2117.

Cast of Characters Until 14 May. Exhibition of work by Wood & Wood, sign manufacturer. At Pentagram, 11 Needham Rd, W11 (0171 431 8614).

Vong Phaophanit: Atopia Until 17 May (daily). An installation in the ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall.

Asia City Until 23 May. An exhibition at the Photographers' Gallery, 5 Gt Newport St, WC2. Details 0171 831 1772.

Future Systems Until 24 May. An exhibition at the ICA, The Mall, SW1. Details 0171 930 6393.


Carving Mountains Until 26 April. An exhibition of modern stone sculpture in England 1910-37. At Kettle's Yard, Castle St, Cambridge.

John Pringle Monday 4 May, 18.30. A lecture at the Architecture Centre, 6 King's Parade, Cambridge.

Healthier Homes - Indoor Air, Health and Housing Wednesday 6 May. A BRE seminar at Garston, Watford. Details 01923 664765.

East Midlands

riba cpd Events Details Sue Spencer 0121 331 4497.


Powers of Ten: The Eames Until 18 April. City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett St, Sunderland (0191 514 1235).

Becoming a Planning Supervisor 12-14 May. A Construction Study Centre event at Newcastle. Details 0121 434 3337.

North West

Phil O'Dwyer (omi Architects) Thursday 16 April, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

Inspection, Testing and Repair of Concrete Structures Wednesday 29 April. A bca course at Altrincham. Details 01344 725763.

riba cpd Event: Fire Precautions - Regulations Update Wednesday 29 April, 10.00. 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.

South East

riba cpd Event: Contract Administration Thursday 16 April.

At Gatwick. Details 01892 515878.

Richard Bryant Until 10 May. Architectural photographs on show at the De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. Details 01424 787949.


Essentials of Reinforced Concrete Design Tuesday 21 April. A BCA course at Crowthorne. Details 01344 725763.

South West

20th Century Architecture 15-17 May. A course centred on the modern buildings (Lescaze etc) at Dartington Hall. Details Lyn Brown 01803 866688.

Art, Architecture and Design in Devon 1910-58 Until 30 May. An exhibition at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Queen St, Exeter.


riba cpd Event: Party Walls Act 1996 Thursday 23 April. At Bornemouth. Details 0117 934 9966.

Projects Under £150k Until 8 May. An AJ exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

riba cpd Event: Professional Practice Course - Architects' Refresher 23-24 April. At Birmingham. Details 0121 331 4497.

riba Adjudicator Training 23-24 April. At Birmingham. Details 0121 331 4497.

Party Wall and 'On Site' Disputes Wednesday 29 April. A Construction Study Centre course at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

RIBA CPD Event: New Construction Act Thursday 7 May, 16.00. A seminar at Birmingham (0121 331 4497).

Working with jct Minor Works Contracts Thursday 7 May. A Construction Study Centre course at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.


Drawing the Future Wednesday 15 April. A symposium at the University of Huddersfield. Details Diana Saville 01484 472064.

Communications Count 16-17 April. A course at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. Details Doreen Spurr 0114 222 0307.

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

Architectural Decoration 1900 18-22 May. A conference at the University of York. Details 01904 433963.


Mark Harrington 13 April-2 May. An exhibition at the Glasgow School of Art (0141 353 4500).

Scott Sutherland School Lecture Series Thursday 16 April, 16.30. At Garthdee Rd, Aberdeen. Details of speaker 01224 263500.

In Situ Until 18 April. Installations by six artists at the Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2211.

The City after Patrick Geddes 8-10 May. An international symposium at the University of Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 8971, fax 0131 226 6570

Ron Arad Wednesday 20 May, 18.00. A lecture at Glasgow Film Theatre. Tickets 0141 332 8128.


Richard Murphy Thursday 16 April, 19.30. A lecture at the Faenol Fawr Hotel, Nr Bodelwyddan, St Asaph. Details 01745 813852.

Earth Construction 11-15 May. A practical and theoretical course at the Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth. Details 01654 703743.


Lisbon/Expo '98 3-5 June. An riba trip to explore opportunities in Portugal. Details 0171 307 3684.

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