Ai Weiwei: Making Sense
7 April to 30 July, UK
The collaborative effort between Ai and the museum explores humanity, activism and art, and how design can represent changing cultural values.
July is the final month to visit the exhibition, which showcases the items on display in the UK for the first time.
Domaine de Boisbuchet – Summer Workshops
25 June to 26 August, France
Each year architecture and design research centre Domaine de Boisbuchet hosts summer workshops, and this year it presents 22 events over two months.
The 2023 workshops explore the theme Grow with the Flow, focusing on how trees can supply energy, materials and inspiration to the design world.
Domaine de Boisbuchet is located in Lessace, France.
28 June to 8 July, UK
The first week showcases fashion, textiles, jewellery, glass, ceramics and contemporary crafts, while the second focuses on furniture, product design, industrial design, graphic design, illustration and digital art.
The exhibition presents over 3,000 graduates from more than 200 universities.
As part of the event, New Designers also hosts ND Selects, which presents new businesses, the ND Futures educational programme, the ND Educates talks and workshops programme, and ND Awards.
Dezeen is a media partner for New Designers 2023.
UIA World Congress of Architects
2 to 6 July, Denmark
The 28th edition of the UIA World Congress of Architects takes place in Copenhagen for 2023, as the city was announced UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture for the year.
This year, the International Union of Architects (UIA) has set the theme Sustainable Futures – Leave No One Behind, which focuses on the industry meeting 17 United Nation's sustainable development goals.
The congress is made up of keynotes led by global industry leaders in architecture, science, business and politics, as well as tours and networking opportunities.
Dezeen is a media partner for the UIA World Congress of Architects 2023.
Hello Wood Builder Summit
6 to 15 July, Hungary
Architecture studio Hello Wood hosts its ten-day Builder Summit for 2023, exploring the dynamic between humans and the local environment.
The summit's themed around construction and demolition, with workshops and lectures led by team leaders exploring the topics.
The Hello Wood Builder Summit 2023 takes place in a quarry in Zalahaláp, Hungary.
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