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Five architecture and design events in August from Dezeen Events Guide

Chart Art Fair and the Peter Cook: Cities exhibition are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this August.

Other events taking place during the month include the Royal Academy's Herzog & de Meuron exhibition, Hamptons 20th Century Modern Home Tour and ASID's GATHER National Conference.

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More than 400 objects are on display at the Herzog & de Meuron exhibition. Photo courtesy of the Royal Academy of Arts

Herzog & de Meuron
14 July to 15 October, UK

The Royal Academy of Arts in London hosts Herzog & de Meuron, an exhibition showcasing work from the Swiss architectural practice.

The collaborative project between the art gallery and firm presents more than 400 objects, including models, furniture and items from archival projects.

The exhibition also includes an augmented reality (AR) experience exploring a children's hospital in Zurich and a documentary made by architects and filmmakers Beka and Lemoine.

Herzog & de Meuron is known for having worked on projects including London's Tate Modern, Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie and Honk Kong's M+.

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A new exhibition presents paintings and drawings by Peter Cook. Photo courtesy of Richard Saltoun Gallery London

Peter Cook: Cities
18 July to 16 September, UK

Drawings and paintings by architect Peter Cook are showcased at the Richard Saltoun Gallery in London during August, addressing how Cook reinterpreted the concept of a city.

The exhibition celebrates over 60 years worth of work by Cook, who is known for being a founding member of the architectural group Archigram.

Alongside the artwork on display, Richard Saltoun Gallery hosts a site-specific installation that aims to encourage discussions about cities.

The exhibition is open during the 60th anniversary of the gallery's collaborative exhibition In Living City with Archigram members Peter Cook, Warren Chalk, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron and Michael Webb.

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The Home Tour features six homes in East Hampton. Photo is by Ashok Sinha

Hamptons 20th Century Modern Home Tour
13 August, USA

The annual Home Tour hosted by non-profit Hamptons 20th Century Modern returns to the state of New York for 2023, opening six private properties to the public.

The tour takes place in East Hampton, where three of the homes featured were designed by architects Andrew Geller, Harry Bates and Norman Jaffe.

Following the tour, Hamptons 20th Century Modern hosts a panel discussion at a house designed by architect Paul Lester Wiener and refurbished by fashion designer Lisa Perry.

The discussion at Onna House is moderated by executive director of building conservation non-profit Docomomo US, Liz Waytkus, in conversation with author Caroline Rob Zaleski and architect Viola Rouhani.

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The Gather National Conference includes keynotes, networking opportunities and educational workshops

ASID's GATHER National Conference
13 to 15 August, USA

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) once again hosts its annual GATHER National Conference, hosting keynote discussions, educational workshops and networking opportunities.

Speakers includes author Simon T Bailey, journalist Benjamin Tracy, interior designer Genevieve Gorder and designer Christian Dunbar.

The event invites designers, architects, academics, students, manufacturers and suppliers to discuss interior design impact, influence and trends.

While last year's edition was located in Miami, the 2023 event is taking place at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles.

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The fair explores contemporary Nordic art and design. Photo is by Joakim Züger/Barks Projects

Chart Art Fair
25 to 27 August, Denmark

This year marks the 11th edition of Chart Art Fair, the Nordic art and design fair located in Copenhagen, Denmark.

This year's event hosts more than 30 galleries and over 70 artists across three days. It also presents a talks programme, performances, book fair and architectural projects.

Once again, the fair will be held at the Kunsthalle Charlottenborg art gallery in Copenhagen.

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.

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