EXHIBITIONS

Portable Architecture starts at the RIBA Florence Gallery on 13 May. The exhibition will include a series of walk-in exhibits, full-size installations, kinetic models and audiovisual displays. Work by Tadao Ando, Richard Horden, Apicella Associates and Atelier One is on display. The show can also be viewed on www.giant.co.uk/architecturecentre.html. Until 5 July.

Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Continuing at the newly opened Plateaux Gallery is Furniture Incognito, an exhibition by three contemporary furniture designers. Caius Shaw displays his sloping writing desk and lamp, Andrea Nechels exhibits her table, which conceals two stools in a way which makes the piece look like a large cube, and Gitta Gschwendtner shows her chest of drawers. While you are there, visit the rest of the gallery for a range of glass, ceramics and metal. Until 25 May.

Venue: Plateaux Gallery, 1 Brewery Square, Tower Bridge Piazza, London SE1.

For those of you in Glasgow, pop along to the 1999 centre for the Designed to be Scene exhibition. The show coincides with the Mayfest, Glasgow’s annual festival of theatre, music and visual arts. The aim of the exhibition is to display the process of design for the theatre. Models, costumes and other multimedia work will be on show by designers Jasper Conran and George Wylie and scenographers Bill Dudley and Pamela Howard. Until 3 May.

Venue: 1999 Centre, The Terrace, Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3JX.

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