Exhibitions & Events

Materials Council curates exhibitions and events that focus on relevant architectural themes and practical material applications and innovations, giving architects a greater physical appreciation of applied materials and aiming to improve their understanding of pertinent themes and issues.

Whiter than WhiteWhiter than WhiteWhiter than White is an exploration of the pursuit of “whiteness” in the built environment, showcasing a highly-curated selection of architectural materials and finishes. Read more

In the Scale of CarbonIn the Scale of CarbonMaterials Council’s sustainability-focused concept ‘In the Scale of Carbon’ explores the carbon footprints of the materials used in our built environment, physically demonstrating the amount of various materials that can be produced for one tonne of carbon dioxide emissions. Read more

Nooks Niches and CranniesNooks Niches and CranniesFollowing the successes of our materials-focused exhibitions Whiter than White and In the Scale of Carbon, for Tent London 2014 Materials Council were invited to curate a ‘materials trail’ across the exhibition venue.
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Material MatchMaterial MatchMaterials Speed Dating hosted by Materials Council.
Join Materials Council chaperones Ian and Brad as they rapidly introduce lonely-hearted designers to a series of charming materials, surfaces and finishes. Read more