The events listed give architects the opportunity to tap into the latest concepts and products to hit the industry.  If you have a show you would like added to our calendar of events, please email

30 January – 27 April
Make It Happen: New Community Architecture Exhibition
Architecture Gallery @ RIBA
How are architects working directly with community groups to create inspiring local buildings and places during times of economic and political austerity? What complexities do these projects involve? In this exhibition four immersive installations fill the RIBA’s central London gallery, giving visitors an experiential opportunity to find out more about some of the UK’s new and inspiring community architecture projects.

1 February – 5 May
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Design Museum, London
Discover new monuments and memorials by celebrated British-Ghanaian architect, Sir David Adjaye OBE. Get a first peek at ongoing work and explore the influences behind the highly acclaimed Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. and more.

5 March – 3 April
London Tall Building 2019
The Building Centre, London, WC1E
Presenting 100 tall building projects that are in delivery or that have been delivered in the past five years, showcasing their scale, mix of use and offer to the city through public space, ground floor use and material quality.

17 – 22 April
Salone Del Mobile Milano
Milan Fairgrounds, Milan 

Salone was initially devised to promote the Italian furniture industry and has gone from strength to strength. Today it is recognised as one of the most prestigious international events in the world of furniture design and production.

21 – 23 May
Clerkenwell Design Week
Farringdon, London
This year sees Clerkenwell Design Week celebrate its 10th edition, taking up residency in one of London’s key hubs for design and architecture. Set across three days, CDW is the annual focus for London’s leading design district. The festival programme has been tailored to reflect the unique nature of this culturally rich area, playing host to hundreds of showrooms, fringe events, talks, workshops and installations.

22nd May at 7pm
RIBA + VitrA talks: Fellden Fowles
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
Leading bathroom brand Vitro is delighted to announce the first RIBA + Vitro Regional Talk as part of its continued relationship with RIBA to continue the successful talks that launched in 2018. Fergus Feilden and Edmund Fowles, Co-Directors of architecture practice Feilden Fowles, will discuss the creation of the Weston, the new Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s visitor centre, in conversation with Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

13 – 14 November
Lightspace London 2019
ExCel, London
Since its launch in 2015, lightspace london has been a leading event for lighting designers and architects to find new inspiration and innovation, as well as to collaborate in defining the role light plays in internal and external environments. The lightspace london exhibition curates an exclusive display of what’s new and trending in lighting design. In the lightspace conference arena, talks by authoritative experts cover award-winning case studies and outstanding lighting applications. lightspace london is also an opportunity to network across the industry: the late opening party starts at 7pm on Wednesday 13 November and it’s a great way to meet you contacts in a relaxed environment. lightspace london is co-located with LuxLive, Europe’s largest annual lighting event, and it is part of the wider Revo family, which also includes the authoritative Lighting magazine and the inspirational Lighting Design Awards.

14 November
Lux Awards
ExCel, London

The Lux Awards are designed to celebrate and reward both creativity and sustainability, recognising clients and endusers that have used lighting in exceptional ways to improve their lit environment, reduce energy and achieve business objectives. A table at the Lux Awards rewards clients, potential customers, employees and suppliers with an unforgettable evening and creates that all-important emotional connection to your brand. Celebrating excellence in lighting, the glamorous evening includes a glittering networking drinks reception, the presentation ceremony and gala dinner and an after-party.

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