Green Technology Roadshow
Community design for children's future
‘Wisdom and Dreams’ is the theme proposed to to children, adolescents, young people
and everyone around the world who would like to offer ideas that can provide children and the residents of disaster stricken areas in Japan an environment that will allow them to assume the responsibility of the future with confidence. Organised with the support of UNICEF-Japan in the framework of the Japan recovery programme.
Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2011
Shelters in the wilderness
This international confrontation of projects invites university students to design a shelter that puts today’s women and men in a situation where they can feel both the richness and the toughness of the wilderness: desert, sea, forrest, polar regions.
Deadline for submissions: 25 July 2011
Glass architecture in 2050
Open to students and architects worldwide, this confrontation of ideas invites participants to think about ways glass will be used in the architecture of the 2050s, emphasising the environment, energy saving, history and cultural diversity.
Deadline for submissions: 1st August 2011
LEDs, light of the future and of hope
The Japan Institute of Architects (JIA) announces The Architectural Lighting Design
Competition. This confrontation of ideas on the integration of light emitting diodes (LED) in lighting design is open to architects worldwide.
Deadline for submissions, on line: 8 August 2011
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Monday 4 July - London, Tuesday 5 July - Peterborough, Thursday 7 July - Durham
UK Trade & Investment Green Technology Roadshow will bring international buyers and decision makers into the UK to look at the UK’s capabilities across the spectrum of ‘green’ technologies. These buyers have specific interests in green energy production, energy efficiency, green building technology, cleaner production technologies, waste management and water and wastewater treatment. The visiting buyers have been chosen as they are in a position to develop strong business links with UK companies with capabilities in these sectors.
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Dubai, Photo: Charlie Koolhaas
Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey
Until 31 July, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Festival of Britain, London
Southbank Centre, London
22 April - 4 September
Rebuilding the City: 1951 and Now
Talk, Royal Festival Hall
Sunday 3 July, 3.30pm
The Skylon: Articulating the Future
Talk, Purcell Room
Tuesday 5 July, 7.45pm
RIBA Student Bandstand
Until 3 September
Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture, London
Presented by Mayor of London, 4 - 24 July
Enjoy architecture from the Arab region as part of the Nous events at the Mayor of London's festival. Taking place across the Capital, Shubbak features a range of high profile events exploring contemporary Arab culture. The RIBA hosts the following events at 66 Portland Place:
Public Domain: Public and Civic Spaces in the Arab World
Exhibition, 12 - 30 July
Public Domain: Public & Civic Spaces in the Arab World
Talk, Tuesday 12 July, 6.30pm
Forward Thinking: Discussions on the Future of Architecture in the Arab World
Talk, Tuesday 19 July, 6.30pm