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Seven architecture and design events in March from Dezeen Events Guide

Art and design fairs Collectible and Collect: International Art Fair, Open House Copenhagen and [email protected] London are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month.

Among the other events taking place in March are the conferences MIPIM and New York Build Expo and an exhibition called Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Design at Chatsworth, that takes place at Chatsworth House.

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Lloyd Choi Gallery is showcasing the work of Lydia SJ Park and Won Yu-sun at the art fair. Photo is by Dan Fontanelli

Collect: International Art Fair
3 to 5 March, UK

Collect: International Art Fair is an annual event organised by the Crafts Council, which is in its 19th year.

The fair presents contemporary art and design items, including ceramics, resin, wood, paper, textiles, glass, lacquer, metal and jewellery, some of which have been created for the event.

40 international galleries and 400 artists and designers are presenting works at the fair, including 14 installations as part of the Collect Open platform.

The event also features a programme of talks, including five main talks and a series of informal booth talks.

The fair takes place online and at London's Somerset House, and invites artists, designers, consultants, interior professionals, curators and practitioners.

New York Build Expo
8 to 9 March, USA

Architecture and construction trade show New York Build Expo returns in 2023, hosting product launches and architectural services from more than 300 exhibitors.

The two-day event also presents a conference of talks and workshops from over 350 speakers, addressing topics such as the future of New York City, transportation infrastructure, design trends, net-zero projects and workspaces.

New York Build Expo 2023 takes place at the Javits Centre in New York City.

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Sinople Gallery showcases at Collectible. Photo is by Charlotte Debauge

Collectible
9 to 12 March, Belgium

Design fair Collectible returns, showcasing over 100 emerging and established designers.

The exhibition presents products from galleries, studios, architects and independent brands, curated with a focus on functionality.

The exhibitors are categorised into: Main, Bespoke, Architect/Designer, New Garde, Curated Section, Dialogue and Special Projects.

This year marks the sixth edition of the fair, which takes place at Tour & Taxis in Brussels.

Dezeen is a media partner for Collectible 2023.

MIPIM
14 to 17 March, France

MIPIM is a four-day real estate fair taking place in Cannes, France, welcoming 20,000 attendees to the conference, exhibition, networking events and awards ceremony.

The conference is held across nine stages, with more than 350 speakers addressing topics such as co-living spaces, decarbonisation, smart cities and waste management.

This year, MIPIM hosts the Road to Zero exhibition, which examines renewable energy, recycling and carbon-neutral projects.

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Bench by Joris Laarman at Chatsworth House

Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Design at Chatsworth
18 March to 23 October, UK

Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Design at Chatsworth is an exhibition taking place at Chatsworth House in Bakewell, UK.

The exhibition presents 16 contemporary projects from artists and designers that have been placed around the stately home to correlate with its design and history.

The pieces on display include furniture, ceramics, sculptures and silverware, which reflect architecture, interiors and items in the building.

Joris Laarman, Chris Schanck, Andile Dyalvane, Faye Toogood, Ettore Sottsass, Formafantasma, Max Lamb, Jay Sae Jung Oh, Fernando Laposse, Ndidi Ekubia, Joseph Walsh, Michael Anastassiades, Ini Archibong, Samuel Ross, Najla El Zein and Wendell Castle are the participating artists and designers.

Dezeen is a media partner for Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Design at Chatsworth.

[email protected] London
22 to 23 March, UK

[email protected] is a travelling trade show that has taken place in 17 countries across Europe and North America.

In March, the trade show is taking place at the Truman Brewery in London, and hosts an exhibition, talks and networking opportunities.

The exhibition presents 200 architecture products including building systems, interior finishings and technology, while the talks programme addresses topics following the theme Energy and Ecosystems.

Dezeen is a media partner for [email protected] London 2023.

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The Swedish Ambassador's residence is open to the public during Open House Copenhagen. Photo by Rasmus Degnbol

Open House Copenhagen
25 to 26 March, Denmark

Architecture and design festival Open House hosts its first event in Denmark, welcoming visitors to explore buildings in Copenhagen.

The festival celebrates architecture and design in cities by opening private spaces to the public, and has selected Copenhagen as its 2023 location as it serves as the World Capital of Architecture 2023.

For two days, more than 10,000 attendees can view 40 buildings in the city, including power plants, private homes and palaces.

About Dezeen Events Guide

Dezeen Events Guide is our guide to the best architecture and design events taking place across the world each year.

The guide is updated weekly and includes virtual events, conferences, trade fairs, major exhibitions and design weeks, as well as up-to-date information about what events have been cancelled or postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Inclusion in the guide is free for basic listings, with events selected at Dezeen's discretion. Organisers can get enhanced or premium listings for their events, including images, additional text and links, by paying a modest fee.

In addition, events can ensure inclusion by partnering with Dezeen. For more details on inclusion in Dezeen Events Guide and media partnerships with Dezeen, email [email protected].