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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Chromazone exhibition at the V&A, London

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Until 21st July Architecture, Room 128a Rietveld Schröder House In the last decade architects have found a renewed interest in colour that had been hidden away for decades. This...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: RIBA ‘On the Threshold’ online exhibition about today’s...

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Mirador, Madrid, Spain, by MVRDV Blue House, London, by FAT (Fashion Architecture Taste) Social Housing, Brussels, by Mario Garzaniti This week’s recommended exhibition, rather...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Free ‘Talking Interiors’ lecture series at the Royal...

WHAT WE’RE SEEING This week on Thursday 7 February is the second of the new free evening lecture series called Talking Interiors scheduled to celebrate the the new Master in Interior Design at the...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: The Joy of Essex by Jonathan Meades

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Today is the last day to catch up on Jonathan Meades’ latest programme, The Joy of Essex, on BBC iPlayer. An idiosyncratic jumble of views of the county, Meades goes out to...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: ‘Houses and Housing’ talk with architect Alison Brooks

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Emerging Responses to Contemporary Challenges 25 February at Geological Society, Piccadilly Renowned housing architect Alison Brooks discusses what architects have to offer those...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: The Dutch Way, From Houseboat to Water House, RIBA

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Talk, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, 26 February 2013 The Dutch Way: From Houseboat to Water House RIBA, 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD Floating houses, Ijburg, near Amsterdam Tomorrow evening,...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Award-winning Irish architecture on show at the RIBA

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Portland Place, London 27 February 2013 – 20 March 2013 10:00am – 5:00pm House at Bogwest by Steve Larkin Architects Just opened at the RIBA, London, is an exhibition by the Royal...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Reassessing reputations of Britain’s 20th-century architects

WHAT WE’RE SEEING The Twentieth Century Society is holding a series of lectures to reassess the reputations of some of Britain’s most prolific modern architects. The first talk of the three-part series...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Legacies of Le Corbusier’s Ville Radieuse on housing...

WHAT WE’RE SEEING RIBA, 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD 26 March 2013 Talk at 6.30 and 7.15pm (30 mins each) Free Le Corbusier’s designs for La Ville Radieuse A week on Tuesday, 26 March, is what...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Darbourne and Darke’s house, London

 WHAT WE’RE SEEING 18:15-20:30 Wednesday 27 March Darke House, 25 Montpelier Row, London, TW1 2NQ This coming Wednesday 27 March, Darke House, designed by Geoffrey Darke of Darbourne and Darke as his...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: ‘Are tall buildings blighting our skyline?’ talk at the RIBA

WHAT WE’RE SEEING 6:30pm – 8:00pm, 16 April RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD Skyscrapers are being given planning permission in London at breakneck speed; many are now complete, many are under...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Discover fideicomiso at a talk at the RIBA

WHAT WE’RE SEEING 23 April 2013 6:30pm – 7:30pm Image from accompanying exhibition Venice Takeaway: Ideas to Change British Architecture Fideicomiso is a new type of urban housing development emerging...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: 2 Willow Road by Ernö Goldfinger

WHAT WE’RE SEEING 2 Willow Road is one of only a handful of National Trust properties built in the twentieth century. Designed by Ernö Goldfinger for his family, the house was completed in 1939....

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: A talk at the RIBA on the ‘Four Elements of Ornament,...

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Free 21 May 2013, 6pm – 7pm RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London Garland Court, London, SE17 by dRMM Evelyn Road, London, E16 by Niall McLaughlin Architects While not strictly about...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: C20th Society tour of the Modernist housing at Frinton-on-Sea

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Saturday 15 June, 9:45am meet On 15 June, the Twentieth Century Society is organising a walking tour to Frinton Park Estate in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. Mentioned in Jonathan Meades‘ The...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Open House 2013 last day

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Open House 2013, County Street, Elephant & Castle, SE1 4AD Housing the people of London is a growing problem. This unique bottom-up community-led nine day event Open House 2013...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Dr Lucy Worsley on An Intimate History of the Home at the V&A

WHAT WE’RE SEEING 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Tuesday 21 May Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL The entertaining and idiosyncratic Dr Lucy Worsley has made a name for herself chronicling...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Free screening of Utopia London in Manchester

WHAT WE’RE SEEING 5pm – 9pm, Thursday 20 June Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Steet, Manchester, M2 3JL Lambeth Towers, George Finch, 1965 George Finch’s drawing of Cotton Gardens Estate, 1966 On 20...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Visit artist Donald Judd’s apartment in New York

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Guided visits on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm 101 Spring Street, New York, United States In 1968, the American artist Donald Judd bought a five-storey 1870...

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WHAT WE’RE SEEING: Modern design auction, London

WHAT WE’RE SEEING Preview: 5 July – 9 July, 10am – 7pm Auction: 9 July, 7pm The Sorting Office, 224 Westbourne Grove, London, W11 2RH On the 9 July, The Cabinet Rooms will be holding their next auction...

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