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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.


Velux 'Lifetime' Housing Design Awards Until 24 July. An exhibition at the Building Centre, Store St, WC1.

Houseworks Until 24 July. A touring exhibition of work by young Edinburgh architects at Pitshanger Manor, Mattock Lane, Ealing (0181 567 1227).

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

Art and Architecture Saturday 25 July. A half-day tour of various London buildings. Part of the programme of architectural tours organised by Architectural Dialogue, 6 Swains Lane, N6. Details 0181 341 1371.

Changing Everything: Stephen Willats Until 2 August. A project undertaken on Peckham council estates. At the South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Rd, SE5 (0171 703 6120).

Home/A Place to Live - The Housing Design Awards Until 5 August. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

Three Potters Until 7 August. Work by Gordon Crosby, Katerina Evangelidou and Jochen Brandt at Galerie Besson, 15 Royal Arcade, 28 Old Bond St, W1. Details 0171 491 1706.

Solo x 9: Artists in Clerkenwell Until 8 August (Wed-Sun). At Berry House, 148 St John St, EC1 (0181 455 9683).

Architectural Association End of Year Exhibition Until 8 August. At 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 887 4039.

John Plowman Until 21 August. An exhibition at Shillam + Smith, 122 Gt Titchfield St, W1 (0171 637 0057).

Architecture for Austria 1896-1996 Until 5 September. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

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

The Thirties Until 19 September. Influences on abstract art in Britain - an exhibition at Annely Juda Fine Art, 23 Dering St, W1 (0171 629 7578).

Open House '98 19-20 September. Some 400 buildings will be open to the public. Details 0891 600 061.

Defending Professional Indemnity Claims Wednesday 23 September. An ibc conference at the Forte Posthouse, Regents Park, W1. Details 0171 453 5492.

Concrete Appearance: Finish & Form for the Future Wednesday 30 September. An Institute of Concrete Technology seminar at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, SW7. Details 01344 752096.

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


Celebration of Henry Moore's Centenary Saturday 18 July, 14.00. An haa visit to the Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, Much Hadham. Details 01701 263958.

Progress in Roofing Wednesday 22 July. A seminar on the design and performance of roofing. At the bre, Garston, Watford. Details 01923 664532, fax 664602.

Kettle's Yard Open 1998 Until 2 August. 20 artists on show at Kettle's Yard, Castle St, Cambridge. Details 01223352124.

East International Until 29 August. Work by 25 international artists at Norwich School of Art & Design and elsewhere in the city. Details 01603 610561.

Intelligent Buildings: Realising the Benefits 6-8 October. An international conference and exhibition at the bre, Garston, Watford. Details 01923 664524, fax 01923 664602.

North West

riba cpd Event: Party Wall Update Wednesday 29 July, 09.45. A half-day seminar at the Royal George Hotel, Knutsford. Details 01565 652927.

riba cpd Event: The Management of Design Wednesday 26 August, 12.30. A half-day seminar at the Royal George Hotel, Knutsford. Details 01565 652927.


Viewpoints 19 July-11 October. An exhibition exploring ideas about landscape in the 19th and 20th centuries. At ArtSway, Station Rd, Sway, Hants (01590 682260).

John Murphy - Juliao Saramento: A Conversation Piece Until 4 October. Paintings, drawings and objects at the Museum of Modern Art, Pembroke St, Oxford (01865 728608).

Intelligent Buildings: IT and Communications Systems 12-16 October. A course at the University of Reading. Details Irene Williams 0118 931 8201, fax 0118 931 3856.

South West

Art, Architecture and Design in Devon 1910-58 Until 25 July. An exhibition at the City Museumand Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth.


University of Bath Student Projects Until 19 July. An exhibition at the Building of Bath Museum. The Vineyards, Bath (01225 333895).

The Harbourside Centre, Bristol Until 14 August. An exhibition of the building by Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

Jennifer Armstrong (Armstrong Associates) Thursday 23 July, 19.30.A lecture at The Pheasant, New St, Worcester. Details Steve Moore 01584 781338.

Claustrophobia Until 2 August. A group show on 'all things domestic' at the Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, Birmingham (0121 248 0708).

riba Certificate in Project Management 11-13 and 18-20 September. A five- day course over two weekends at a West Midlands hotel. Details 0121 331 4497.

A Splash of Colour New public art works in the Saltley and Small Heath area of Birmingham, curated by Shillam + Smith. Free map of the projects from 0800 614 900.


Langlands & Bell Until 16 August. Works by Langlands & Bell (andthree other artists) at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (0113 234 3158).

Health in the Inner Cities Tuesday 22 September. A conference on city planning and health at Saltaire, Bradford. Details 0171 630 0121.

John Kippin: Histories of the Imagination Until 4 October. A public artwork for the Rotunda Museum, Scarborough, and Scarborough Castle (01723 374839).


Napier University Department of Design Until 24 July. An exhibition by past and present interior architecture students at the rias, 15 Rutland Sq, Edinburgh. Details 0131 229 7545.

Douglas Percy Bliss 24 July-29 August. Work by a former director of Glasgow School of Art is on show in Mackintosh' s building in Renfrew St, Glasgow. Details 0141 353 4525.

Transforming Architecture: Richard Murphy Architects Until 8 August. At the Seagate Gallery, 36-40 Seagate, Dundee.

Stanislav Kolibal 9-30 August. Large-scale sculptures by this Czech artist in the Neo-Classical court of Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. Details 0131 221 6032.


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

Aalto Tour 31 August-6 September. A specialist tour of Finland. Cost £865. Details David Snell 01580 712291.


According to the press release for 'No Picnic' - a new exhibition at the Crafts Council, 44a Pentonville Road, London N1, until 30 August - 'we are caught between disillusion with consumerism and a revival of idealism'. The show looks not just at finished objects but at the practices and processes that underlie them. Exhibitors include Tord Boontje (above). Details 0171 278 7700.

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