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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 least two weeks before publication.


Working Design 19-20 September. Office designs by London architects at M & C Saatchi, 34-36 Golden Sq, W1.

Scale: Anna Lopez de la Torre 19 September-30 October. An exhibition at Shillam+ Smith, 122 Gt Titchfield St, W1. Details 0171 637 0057.

100% Design 24-27 September. An exhibition at Earl’s Court 2, SW5.

Aga Khan Awards for Architecture Until 26 September. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre. Details 0171 580 5533.

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.

Beyond Minimalism: Recent Architecture of Tadao Ando

1 October-1 November. An exhibition at the Royal Academy, Piccadilly, W1. Industrial Design: A Contemporary View Until 3 October (Tues-Sun, 12.00-

19.00). An installation by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners at Wapping Pumping Station, Wapping Wall, E1. Visit to Stockley Park Monday 5 October. Organised by the Landscape Foundation. Details 0171 490 4877.

Profiled Metal Sheeted Roofs Wednesday 7 October. A one-day BFS conference at the RIBA. Details 0181 201 9226.

Lucienne Day Until 8 October. 50 years of Day’s textile designs at The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond St, W1 (0171 629 5116).

Construction Health & Safety: Everything You Need to Know 8-9 October. An sbim course at Lincoln House, WC1. Details 0171 420 3500.

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

First udal Annual Conference: Urban Design Makes Better Cities Thursday 15 October. At the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1. Details Samantha McDonough 0171 307 3677.

Customer: Driver or Driven? Wednesday 21 October. Inaugural conference of the Design Build Foundation at 195 Piccadilly, W1. Details Michelle Atkins 0171 734 1252.

The Lost Palace of Whitehall, 1530-1698 Until 24 October. An exhibition drawing on the riba’s Inigo Jones and John Webb material. At the Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Sq, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.

The Cult of the Ruin Saturday 24 October. The Georgian Group Annual Symposium at The Scientific Societies’ Lecture Theatre, Savile Row, W1. Details 0171 387 1720.

The Special Relationship: American & British Architecture Since 1945 29-30 October. A two-day conference at the Architectural Association with many leading architects, historians and critics. Details 0171 580 0311.

The Work of Charles and Ray Eames Until 3 January. This Library of Congress/Vitra Design Museum show is at the Design Museum, Shad Thames, SE1. Details 0171 403 6933.


Daylight and Window Design Thursday 24 September. A workshop at the bre, Garston, Watford. Details Paul Littlefair 01923 664874.

cuea Conference on Engineering, Energy and Sustainability Friday 25 September. At Cambridge. Details Francesca Barraud 01223 342100.

riba cpd Event: Garden City Movement Thursday 1 October. A study day at St Francis College, Letchworth. Details 01223 461458.

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

riba cpd Event: cdm - Planning Supervisors Advanced Course Thursday 8 October. At New Hall, Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

riba Adjudicator Training Course 13-14 October. At New Hall, Cambridge. Details 01223 461458.

The Art of Building Until 17 October. New European art galleries - an exhibition at The Minories, 74 High St, Colchester (01206 577067).

East Midlands

riba cpd Event: Settlement and Foundation Failures Tuesday 22 September, 12.00-14.00. At Nottingham. Details 0121 331 4497.

riba cpd Event: Development of Brownfield Sites Wednesday 30 September, 15.00. At Nottingham. Details 0121 331 4497.


Viewpoints Until 11 October. An exhibition on landscape themes at ArtSway, Station Rd, Sway, Hants (01590 682260).

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

South West

riba cpd Event: Becoming a Planning Supervisor 29 September-1 October. At the Building Display Centre, Exeter. Details 01752 265921.

Colour in Space Until 18 October. An exhibition of Patrick Heron’s recent public artworks. At the Tate St Ives. Details 01736 796543.


Art Nouveau Architecture of Riga Until 2 October. An exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

Site 17 September-1 November. Work by artists responding to Caruso St John’s new Walsall gallery (now under construction). At Walsall Museum and Art Gallery (01922 653116).

riba cpd Event: Development of Brownfield Sites Thursday 24 September, 15.00. At Cannock. Details 0121 331 4497.

jct ‘With Contractor’s Design’ Form of Contract Monday 28 September. A Construction Study Centre course at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

riba cpd Event: Settlement and Foundation Failures Thursday 1 October, 12.00-14.00. At Cannock. Details 0121 331 4497.

Profitable Project Partnering Tuesday 20 October. A Construction Study Centre course at Birmingham. Details 0121 434 3337.

riba cpd Course: cdm Regulations/

Planning Supervisors Course 3, 10 & 17 November. At Birmingham. Details 0121 331 4497.


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

Alan Charlton 24 September-1 November. An installation of paintings at the Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds (0113 234 3158).

Working with cdm Regulations Monday 2 November. A Construction Study Centre course at Harrogate. Details 0121 434 3337.


Scottish Society of Architect Artists 26 September-10 October. An exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh.

Death, Dying and Disposal Until 2 October. An exhibition at Glasgow School of Art (0141 353 4500).

Manifesto 2-16 October. An international festival of architecture and design at various Edinburgh venues. Details 0131 332 0829.


Images of Wales: Lost Treasures and Unfulfilled Dreams Until 26 September. An exhibition at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Details 01970 632800.

rsaw Annual Conference & Exhibition Friday 2 October. At the Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells. Details Jon Watkins 01222 874753.


Alvar Aalto Until 22 November. The MoMA retrospective is now at the Palazzo del Te, Mantua. Details 0039 0376 3232266.


Among the buildings and sites included in London Open House, which takes places this coming weekend, is West Norwood Cemetery, Norwood Rd, SE27. Tours on Saturday at 14.00, 14.30, and 15.00 will explore its catacombs and rich collection of funerary monuments. Open House Hotline 0891 600 061.

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