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 Street London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 22/07/2019 (All day)
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...
HTA Design, 78 Chamber Street, London, E1 8BL
Wed, 22/05/2019 (All day)
Main streets used to be the most important, elegant, and fashionable parts of a town. The growth in vehicle traffic changed all that, bringing noise, pollution, severance and danger. They aslo...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Fri, 17/05/2019 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Celebrating the book launch of Public Space Design and Social Cohesion: An International Comparison, a new edited book by Patricia Aelbrecht and Quentin Stevens which ...
The Barn (across from Tuning Fork Cafe), Dollman Farm, aka Former Rugby Radio Station Site, Rugby, CV23 0AB
Wed, 15/05/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
The newly formed Association of Regional Urban Designers has been established to bring together those interested in creating better places for people and nature through new development. We meet twice...
JTP, Unit 5, The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street, London E1W 2AP
Thu, 09/05/2019 (All day)
Image: Marmalade Lane - winner of the National Urban Design Awards 2019, Public Sector What's Going Wrong and How to Put Things Right  Most housing today is delivered by major house...
Thu, 28/03/2019 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  Tickets £75 Venue: The Tab, 3 Godfrey Place, London E2 7NT Tickets available on Eventbrite   Vote for the winners:  View the shortlisted entries Vote here...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 12/03/2019 (All day)
Half Day conference organised by London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group focusing on newly developed and evolving techniques to give greater priority to active travellers when crossing...
JTP, Unit 5 The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street, Wapping, E1W 2AP
Wed, 06/03/2019 (All day)
Jane Jacobs famously wrote: “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”  But how can communities...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 28/02/2019 (All day)
The Future High Street Fund: inspiration for success   28 February 2019: Half day conference with presentations from a cross section of the UK’s leading experts on regeneration,...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 19/02/2019 (All day)
Members of the UDG executive share their experiences and findings from the 2018 UDG mission to China. As you may have seen in the latest edition of the Urban Design Journal (Edition 149, Page 8-9),...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 31/01/2019 (All day)
London Living Streets - Urban Design Group joint event The idea of low traffic neighbourhoods is coming to the fore in answer to concerns over the pervasive impact of vehicles: health impacts from...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 09/01/2019 (All day)
  New Town Utopia is a documentary feature about utopian dreams and concrete realities… the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 12/12/2018 (All day)
photo credit: Esther Johnson Built Environment professionals are often committed to the 'public good' in their training and practice. There is an underlying assumption that matters of social...
Sun, 11/11/2018 (All day)
"Kevin Lynch influenced planners of the brutalist period, and raised awareness of urban form and character. How does his legacy play alongside that of other key thinkers of the time? How...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 17/10/2018 (All day)
This event covers the experiences and lessons learned from the 2018 Urban Design Study Tours Stockholm led by Sebastian Loew and Brian Quinn - including Hammerby The Abruzzi, Italy, led by Alan...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 11/10/2018 (All day)
    Organised by London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group   Key to clean air or threat to our streets?   Electric Vehicles: Key to clean air or threat to our streets?...
The Guildhall, Winchester
Thu, 20/09/2018 - 6:30pm - Sat, 22/09/2018 - 12:30pm
Expanding Towns and Smaller Cities Guildhall Winchester 20-21-22 September Full Conference Programme PDF The National Urban Design Conference is a celebration of energy, ideas and goodwill...