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Prefabulous London -The A-Z Of Modern City Homes

Thursday 26 January 2006 – Saturday 18 March 2006

The A to Z of modern city homes will explain how the latest house types can answer the need for new homes in the capital. Starting with ‘A for Affordability’ through ‘M for Modular’ to ‘Z for Zero defects’ the exhibition will highlight the issues which are setting the London housing agenda. Exhibition produced by the Building Centre Trust.

The Great Estates

Friday 24 March 2006 – Saturday 13 May 2006

The Great Estates exhibition explores the impact made by London’s historic great estates on the capital’s architectural landscape, and reviews their continued influence on the face of the capital today. An investigation of their changing role – from aristocratic land-owners to today’s leading property developers – will reveal how principles established in the 17th Century continue to inform successful development in 21st Century London.

100 Years Of Innovation

Friday 26 May 2006 – Saturday 1 July 2006

The exhibition presents 75 years of advances in technology from the 1930s to the present day alongside speculation on the key technology themes for the next 25 years. Exhibits will concentrate on how we will design buildings, what materials we will use and how they will be engineered. Exhibition produced by the Building Centre Trust.

Tall Storeys

Wednesday 5 July 2006 – Tuesday 1 August 2006

To coincide with a London-wide debate on the topic of tall buildings in London the Architects’ Journal present an exhibition reviewing tomorrow’s towers. In association with the Architect's Journal.

Kings Cross

Thursday 3 August 2006 – Saturday 2 September 2006

Presenting the results of the Architect’s Journal and Argent Group’s King’s Cross charette held during the London Architecture Biennale.

Turning The Tide - Regenerating London's Thames Gateway

Wednesday 5 July 2006 – Saturday 2 September 2006

What’s going on in the Thames Gateway? What projects are under way? What is planned and is it making the progress the politicians are hoping for? Is the Olympics spearheading the regeneration of this vital part of London or is it changing anyway? Does it need a masterplan?

Opening Eyes, Minds And Doors

Monday 4 September 2006 – Saturday 30 September 2006

In association with Open House Good design has a massive impact on the quality of our lives –- never more so than in our schools. This new exhibition showcases work by Open House over the last decade to provide young people and adults with the skills to think about what makes an excellent school environment.

Yaya Young Architect Of The Year Award 2006

Monday 2 October 2006 – Saturday 28 October 2006

Now in its tenth year, the young architect of the year award is organised by Building Design magazine to recognise and reward the UK’s most promising architect aged 40 or under, or practices where the majority of principals are under this age limit.

The Office - London's Workplace

Wednesday 6 September 2006 – Saturday 28 October 2006

When the hard drive in your pocket carries more information than the average PC of just five years ago; when wi fi makes access to instant global information ubiquitous; when Blackberries keep you in touch with work while you’re sunbathing on the beach and you can carry out video conferencing with a couple of laptops – why do most people still travel into their office everyday?

Reinventing The Bike Shed 2: Designs On The Cycling City

Monday 30 October 2006 – Saturday 18 November 2006

In association with Feilden Clegg Bradley & Bike off (Design Against Crime Research Centre, University of the Arts London) Cycling is booming in London creating new challenges from increased bike theft to demands for better parking. A range of pioneering bike storage solutions will be revealed, selected by judges including Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow and Wayne Hemmingway, designer and founder of Red or Dead.

Architectural Shortcuts - In Association With NBS / RIBA Enterprises

Monday 20 November 2006 – Sunday 26 November 2006

Shortcuts are a mix of hand-drawn sketches, technical drawings and punchy articles that contain the essence of what you need to know about the key issues in architecture. These at-a-glance guides have been created to help architects, clients and developers navigate the minefield of regulations, new materials and technology that confront designers today.

London's Moving - How Transport Is Changing

Wednesday 1 November 2006 – Saturday 13 January 2007

In association with London Communications Agency Sponsored by Atkins & Mott MacDonald An efficient transport infrastructure is essential for a successful global city; London is often criticised for its creaking transport system, but are things changing?