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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.


Society of Architect Artists Christmas Exhibition Until 23 December. At The Gallery, 77 Cowcross St, EC1. Details John Stillman 0181 340 8524.

Christ Church Concerts Until 23 December. Candle-lit concerts in Hawksmoor's Christ Church, Spitalfields. Details 0171 377 1362.

riba Awards for Architecture 1997Until 23 December. An exhibition at the riba Architecture Centre (0171 580 5533).

President's Medals for Architecture 1997 Until 23 December. The best work by uk students on show at the riba Architecture Centre, W1. Details 0171 580 5533.

Finnish Art and Design Until 1 January. An exhibition of contemporary work at the Barbican Centre, Silk St, EC2 (0171 382 7000).

riba Adjudicator Training Course 12-13 January. At a London venue. Details Sally Barber 0171 307 3681.

Caruso St John: The Walsall Art Gallery 13 January-14 February. An exhibition at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Details 0171 636 0974.

New London Architecture Until 18 January. An exhibition at the Architecture Foundation, 30 Bury St, SW1. Details 0171 839 9389.

Danish Ecological Architecture19-30 January. An exhibition at the University of East London, Holbrook Rd, E15. Details 0181 849 3681.

Lars Spuybroeck: Liquid Architecture Tuesday 20 January, 19.00. A lecture at the rca. Details Mairead McDermott 0171 590 4273.

Mirror: Part 2 21 January-28 February. Multi-media works at the Museum of Installation, 175 Deptford High St, SE8. Details 0181 692 8778.

Architectural Opportunities in Portugal Thursday 29 January. A seminar at the riba, 66 Portland Place, W1. Please register by 18 December. Details Mary Naismith 0171 307 3684, fax 0171 436 1197.

New Developments in Air Conditioning Thursday 29 January. A Mid Career College seminar at cibse, SW12. Details 01223 880016.

The Lean Office: Cutting Back Without Cutting Corners Thursday 29 January. A conference at the Forte Posthouse, Bloomsbury. Cost £395. Details Lottie Ray 0181 743 8787.

Martin Creed, Ceal Floyer, John Frankland 30 January-8 March. A combination of architectural interventions and site-specific works. At Delfina, 50 Bermondsey St, SE1. Details 0171 357 6600.

How Did They Do That? The Stratford Picture House Until 8 February. An exhibition on Panter Hudspith's building at the riba Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, W1 (0171 580 5533).

Paul Winstanley: Annexe Until 15 February. Large paintings derived from 'bland utopian interiors of the 1960s'. At the Tate Gallery, Millbank, SW1. Details 0171 887 8000.

The Soanes at Home Until 28 February. An exhibition on the Soanes' domestic life. At Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2.

Bernard Leach Until 29 March. A major exhibition at the Crafts Council, 44 Pentonville Rd, N1. Details 0171 278 7700.


Sculpture from Life Until 20 December. An exhibition at the Architecture Centre, 6 Kings Parade, Cambridge. Details 01223 324157.

Craft Until 4 January. An exhibition at Kettle's Yard, Castle St, Cambridge. Details 01223 352124.

Hugh Pearman Monday 12 January, 18.30. A lecture atthe Architecture Centre, 6 King's Parade, Cambridge.

Dampness and Cracking in Buildings Wednesday 4 February. A bre seminar on diagnosis and remedial treatment. At Garston near Watford. Details 01923 664775.

Newbuild 2000 Seminar: Energy Efficient Homes for the New Millennium Friday 27 February. At the Tara Suite Conference & Banqueting Centre, Peterborough. Details Sarah Palmer 01733 760883.

East Midlands

riba cpd Event: The Party Wall Act 1996 Thursday 12 February, 16.00. A seminar at a Nottingham venue. Details Sue Spencer 0121 331 4497.

North West

Archigram: Experimental Architecture 1961-1974 7 January-15 February. The exhibition first seen in Vienna in 1994 is now at the Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester. Details 0171 722 3362.

Jonathan Falkingham (Shed km) Tuesday 20 January, 19.30. A lecture at the Grenfell Baines Gallery, Vernon St, Preston. Details Peter Trebilcock 0161 973 1505.

Glass, Light and Space 7 February-9 May. An exhibition about the potential of glass in architecture. At the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. Details 0161 832 2244.


Intelligent Buildings: Building Systems, Architecture and People 26-30 January. A course at the University of Reading. Details Irene Williams 0118 931 8201.

South West

Roger Hilton Until 26 April. This winter's major exhibition at the Tate St Ives (01736 796543).


Alan Stanton Tuesday 20 January, 18.15. A lecture at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Tickets 01179 299191.

Colin St John Wilson Until 30 January. An exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol. Details 0117 922 1540.

West Midlands

riba cpd Event: The Party Wall Act 1996 Thursday 29 January, 12.00. A seminar at Birmingham. Details Sue Spencer 0121 331 4497.


Richard Frewer Tuesday 16 December, 16.00. A lecture on landscape and music at the University of Sheffield (Arts Tower, floor 15).

Cataclysm and Continuity: Designs on the Devonshire Quarter Until 4 January. An exhibition co-ordinated by Sheffield School of Architecture. At the City Museum and Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield.

The Study and Conservation of Stone 23-25 February. A three-day course at the Centre for Conservation Studies, York. Details 01904 433963.

blackelephanthouse Until 15 March. An installation by Los Angeles artist Peter Shelton at the Henry Moore Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax. Details 0113 234 3158.


Siah Armajani: A Dictionary of Building 12 January-6 February. First in a series of exhibitions on artists who build. At the Matthew Gallery, 20 Chambers St, Edinburgh. Details 0131 650 2306.

Mark Whitby Friday 13 February, 13.00. A lecture at the University of Strathclyde, 131 Rottenrow, Glasgow. Details Chris Platt 0141 552 4400.


Paul Sandilands (Lifschutz Davidson) Thursday 15 January, 19.30. A lecture at the Faenol Fawr Hotel, Nr Bodelwyddan, St Asaph. Details 01745 813852.


Mastering the City: 100 Years of Urban Planning in Europe 18 December- 5 April. A major exhibition, featuring 24 European cities, at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam. Details 003110 4401200.

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