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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.


Ke Da Ke Xiao Until 22 May. An exhibition at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4039.

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.

James Ackerman Tuesday 26 May, 19.00. The 1998 Soane Lecture at the Royal College of Surgeons, WC2. Tickets 0171 405 2107.

Built 27 May-6 June. A mixed show of paintings and sculpture at 14-16 Cowcross St, EC1 (0171 700 2850).

Marginal Infiltrations Canadian Style Thursday 28 May, 18.30. A talk at the riba Architecture Centre. Details 0171 580 5533.

Canadian Practice 28 May-6 July. The work of 16 architects in an exhibition at the riba (0171 580 5533).

Brazil Still Builds From 29 May. An exhibition at the aa (0171 887 4039).

Wayne McGregor Friday 29 May, 19.00. An artist's talk at the aa.

Contemporary Portuguese Architecture Until 31 May. At the Architecture Foundation, 30 Bury St, SW1. Details 0171 839 9389.

Ken Worpole Monday 1 June, 18.30. A lecture on 'public spaces and public goods'. At the aa (0171 887 4092).

The Art Nouveau Architecture of Riga 4 June-25 July. An exhibition at the riba Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.

Dr Janis Krastins Thursday 4 June, 18.30. A lecture on Art Nouveau in Riga. At the riba (0171 580 5533). Antoni Malinowski 5 June-4 July. A wall drawing at the riba.

Garden Conservation in England, Germany and Austria since 1930 12-14 June. An international symposium at the aa. Details 0171 887 4039.

Kisho Kurokawa Until 13 June. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre. Details 0171 580 5533.

Cornelia Parker Until 14 June. An exhibition of her transformed objects at the Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens (0171 402 6075).

pfi 98 16-17 June. A conference and exhibition at the Paragon Hotel, Earls Court. Details 0171 970 4741.

Building Winning Teams Wednesday 17 June. A Construction Study Centre event in London. Details 0121 434 3337.

Peter Hall Wednesday 17 June, 18.30. The Annual Urban Design Group Lecture at 77 Cowcross St, EC1. Details 01235 851415.

Fire Safety during the Construction Process Thursday 18 June. A seminar at the riba. Details Sally Barber 0171 307 3681.

Building Types in London Saturday 20 June. A Buildings of England conference at the Paul Mellon Centre, 16 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 580 0311).

Victoria Arney Until 26 June. New paintings at Shillam + Smith, 122 Gt Titchfield St, W1 (0171 637 0057).

Making Partnering Work in Practice Friday 26 June. An ibc conference at a London venue. Details John Wilson 0171 453 2107.

A Renaissance Enigma Until 12 September. The 'North Italian Album' - an exhibition at the Soane Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2.

Aspects of Architecture: Representing Exteriors Until 11 October. An exhibition at the V&A, South Kensington, SW7.


Sculpture: New Works Until 30 May. Members of Cambridge Consortia of Sculptors exhibit at the Architecture Gallery, 6 Kings Parade, Cambridge.

haa and caa Summer Ball Friday 12 June. Details 01920 460511.

Paved with Gold Until 21 June. The urban environment is examined in an exhibition at Kettle's Yard, Castle St, Cambridge. Details 01223 352124.

Cable Fire Hazards Wednesday 1 July. A seminar at the bre, Garston, Watford. Details 01923 664765.

East Midlands

Contaminated Land, New Opportunites Tuesday 16 June. A seminar at Nottingham. Details Jayne Griffiths 01733 334455.

North West

Frans Sam (Coop Himmelblau) Thursday 21 May, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

South East

AJ Small Project Award Until 27 May. An exhibition at the Kent Institute of Art & Design, Rochester. Details John Wildbur 01634 830022.


L N Cottingham 1787-1847: Architect of the Gothic Revival Until 21 June. An exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

South West

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


Bath: All Shook Up, 1970-2000 Until 7 June. An exhibition by Aaron Evans Associates at the Building of Bath Museum, Bath (01225 466234).

riba cpd Event: Adjudication for Contract Administrators Thursday 11 June, 13.00. At the Tralee Hotel, Bournemouth (0117 934 9966).

Modern Technology in Building Conservation Friday 26 June. The 1998 cotac Conference at the Old Town Hall, Swindon (0171 973 3615).

West Midlands

Recent Projects in Manchester Tuesday 9 June. A Shropshire Society of Architects study day. Details Mark Newall 01743 361261.

Business Winning Presentation Skills Wednesday 10 June. A Construction Study Centre event at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

Project Partnering Wednesday 17 June. A Construction Study Centre event at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

Profiting from the Internet Wednesday 17 June. A Construction Study Centre event at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

Walters & Cohen Thursday 25 June, 19.30. A lecture at The Pheasant, New St, Worcester. Details Steve Moore 01584 781338.

Economics of Faclities Management Tuesday 30 June. A Construction Study Centre event at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.


Joan Fontcuberta: Terrain Vague Until 30 May. Images of post-industrial landscapes at the Graves Gallery, Sheffield.


Scott Sutherland School Lecture Series Thursday 28 May, 16.30. At Garthdee Rd, Aberdeen. Details of speaker 01224 263500.

Saltire Society Housing Design Awards Until 29 May. An exhibition at the rias, 15 Rutland Square, Edinburgh (0131 229 7545).

Edward Fellows Until 29 May. An exhibition at the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2306.

Working with the cdm Regulations Monday 8 June. A Construction Study Centre event at Aberdeen. Details 0121 434 3337.

Edward Piper: Circles of Stone Until 5 July. Photographs at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen St, Edinburgh.


Alvar Aalto in Seven Buildings Until 16 August. An exhibition at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam (003110 4401200).

Brazil 16-30 August. An udal-badged interdisciplinary study visit. Cost £1500-1750. Details 0171 911 5000 x3343.


'Green' extensions and conversions to buildings are the subject of the latest exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol, which continues until 26 June (0117 922 1540). Three Saturday afternoon 'surgeries' will be held, offering advice on making homes more environmentally friendly. Above: a cob-built summerhouse on the River Dart by Simon Woodhall.

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