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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.


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

Architecture, Experience, Thought - Tony Fretton Architects 28 September- 31 October. An exhibition at the aa, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1 (0171 887 4039). 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.

Inventing New Land: Reclamation and the Potential for Building the Future Monday 5 October, 09.30. A one-day event at Stockley Park 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.

Light, Colour and Health - Design for Reduced Stress in the Workplace Thursday 29 October. A one-day Workplace Comfort Forum conference at the ice, 1 Gt George St, SW1. Details 01892 531830.

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.

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

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


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.

Building for Leisure Thursday 15 October. An afternoon seminar at Robinson College, Cambridge. Details 01223 515475.

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

North West

Profiting from the Past Wednesday 14 October. A one-day conference on 'balancing the historic environment with the aspirations of development'. At Liverpool. Details 0151 478 4258.

John Patkau Thursday 15 October, 19.00. A lecture at Manchester Town Hall. Tickets £5 from 0161 236 5667.

Niall McLaughlin Tuesday 20 October, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.


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

Tim Ronalds Tuesday 29 September. A lecture at the Shirehall, Shrewsbury. Details Mark Newall 01743 361261.

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.

Site Until 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 Course: cdm Regulations/

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

1998 National Project Management Exhibition 11-12 November. At the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham. Details 01256 766984.


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.

Avoiding Potential Contractual Pitfalls Wednesday 11 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.


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

Minimising Construction Waste Tuesday 27 October, 14.30. A workshop at the Trevithick Building, Cardiff University. Details Torgun Cane 0171 222 8891, fax 0171 222 1708.


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


Lightbox photographs of domestic interiors by Elisa Sighicelli are at Laure Genillard, 82-84 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1 until 24 October (0171 490 8853).

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