Past UDG Events


The Urban Design Group holds regular events in London at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6EM unless otherwsie stated. There are usually one or two per month and are open to the general public as well as members.



The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 09/01/2020 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
  Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, Denise Scott Brown – four trailblazers who became accustomed to being the only woman in the room. Each has an...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 09/01/2020 - 1:30pm - 5:30pm
  HOW CAN PROFESSIONALS MEET THE CHALLENGE OF URBAN DENSIFICATION IN A TIME OF CLIMATE CHANGE? Climate change and the impact on urban climates and air quality is now regarded as a crisis....
Sat, 21/12/2019 (All day)
Join friends and colleagues on the shortest day of the year, to view Norwich, in its finest winter splendour. This is a loose fit visit to Norwich with the freedom for you to dip in and out as you...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 28/11/2019 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm
London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group , in conjunction with Transport for London, invite you to a half-day conference to discuss the Central London Walking Network. The...
Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London, Wilkins Building (Main Building), Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Thu, 14/11/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Kevin Lynch Memorial Lecture with Professor Kate Jeffery What Neuroscience can tell us about our sense of place, and sense of direction Kevin Lynch is known for his pioneering work on mental...
Perkins and Will Suite 2 10, Whitechapel High St, London E1 8QS
Wed, 16/10/2019 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
An evening event to discuss the concept of resilience, the new British Standard BS 67000:2019 City resilience (guide), and how urban design and engineering needs to evolve to meet the challenges to...
JTP, Unit 5, The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street, London E1W 2AP
Wed, 16/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  The Academy of Urbanism and Urban Design Group are pleased to bring this special talk to London, kindly hosted at the offices of JTP. Drawing upon an extensive portfolio of hundreds of built...
Loxley House, Nottingham NG2 3NG
Wed, 09/10/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
The issue of empty shops and the high street decay is affecting villages,, towns and cities across the UK. Can urban designers come up with innovative, creative strategies that contribute to...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 02/10/2019 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Nantes? Why Nantes? The UDG visit to Nantes and the adjacent St Nazaire in April this year, showed that there are many reasons to travel to the Loire estuary. Previously an industrial city and an...
Millennium Point, Curzon Street, B4 7AP, Birmingham
Fri, 27/09/2019 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
     Big Ideas Love Fat Pens Hannah Smart is Co-Founding Director of edge Urban Design. Winner of the Oxford Property Festival Young Person of the Year for 2018 and judge for...
Millenium Point, Curzon Street, B4 7AP, Birmingham
Fri, 27/09/2019 - 9:30am - 5:00pm
This year we went BIG - big screen, big turnout and big events. A massive thank you to our 20 Conference Speakers, 220 delegates, all our sponsors and to everyone else who helped to make this one of...
Birmingham
Fri, 27/09/2019 (All day) - Sat, 28/09/2019 (All day)
In fine Conference traditition, a series of walks exploring the delights of Birmingham!    Savills Free Walking Guide to Birmingham  DOWNLOAD With many thanks to Savills!...
Glenn Howells Architects, 321 Bradford Street, Birmingham, B5 6ET
Thu, 26/09/2019 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Simon Delahunty-Forrest talks jam butties Urban DesignFest, our traditional warm up to Conference is always an informal evening designed to inspire, create sparks, entertain - and it certainly...
Glenn Howells Architects, 321 Bradford Street, Birmingham, B5 6ET
Thu, 26/09/2019 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Agenda  1. Apologies for absence 2. Approval of the Minutes of the 2018 AGM held on Friday 21 September 2018 in Winchester 3. Annual report and accounts 2018-2019 + Review of Year and Future...
Glenn Howells Architects, 321 Bradford Street, Birmingham, B5 6ET
Thu, 26/09/2019 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
  An afternoon workshop chaired by Luke Hillson (Barton Willmore) at the Digbeth studio of Glenn Howells Architects. This will begin with presentations on current leading Design Guidance,...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 17/09/2019 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm
How to strike a better balance between parked cars and people A half-day afternoon conference reviewing the design and management of urban areas and the provision of parking, the economics and...
The Gallery 70 Cowcross Street London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 22/07/2019 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
This event is organised in conjuction with the International Bridges Group, and supported by the Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Building.  Bridges have formed a...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 03/07/2019 (All day)
Come and join a lively evening of debate and discussions on proposals for politicians to improve urban design. Tim Hagyard, topic editor of the new edition of Urban Design Urban Design and The...
Margate
Sat, 22/06/2019 (All day)
Meet colleagues and friends interested in urban design and the changing face of seaside towns in this visit to Margate.  The event is free, open to one and all, but please book a ticket: Meet...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 05/06/2019 (All day)
Tackling the Silos: How to align legislation, policies, design guidance, practices and technical standards to ensure sustainable development and healthy, happy citizens. 'Everyone is a...