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SELFRIDGES PROJECT OCEAN EXHIBITION AND WATER BAR 9 JULY to 3 SEPTEMBER

Check out Selfridges windows for a sneak preview of Project Ocean 2015. Curated by Jane Withers, the exhibition focuses on the critical issue of marine plastic pollution and proposes ways that we can all be part of cleaning up our ocean. Projects include Studio Swine’s Gyrecraft – a record of the designers journey to the North Atlantic gyre –  and Water Bar by Arabeschi di Latte where we look at alternatives to the perfidious plastic water bottle.  Until 3rd September. Project Ocean website

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ROOM ON THE ROOF, DE BIJENKORF AMSTERDAM Jan ’15 on

Room on the Roof is an artist in residence project held in the tower of De Bijenkorf’s Amsterdam store, recently renovated by Interior Architects i29 to create an aerial studio. Artist Maarten Baas is the first to use the space, and his installation ‘My Latest Work’ inspired by the clock tower on neighbouring Beurs Van Berlage will be on show in De Bijenorf’s windows on Dam Sqaure until 10 January. Or visit the website for this and future projects.

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URBAN PLUNGE EXTENDED – 7 Feb ’15

The exhibition Urban Plunge: New designs for natural swimming in our cities at Roca London Gallery has been extended until 7 February 2015, for more information click here

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URBAN PLUNGE TALK: DESIGNING THE FUTURE URBAN SWIMMING EXPERIENCE 5 Nov ’14

In conjunction with the exhibition Urban Plunge, architects from Copenhagen, Rotterdam and London explore the future of urban swimming, discussing designs that facilitate positive change and their visions for reclaiming city waterways.

Join us for an evening with the architects who are transforming urban waters, from river baths to natural bathing ponds, with presentations from JDS Architects, Ooze, Studio Octopi and Jane Withers, curator of Urban Plunge.

With the support of the Danish Arts Foundation, The Embassy of Denmark, London and King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership.

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