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
Wed, 14/06/2017 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
 Skills for Urban Design - The state of the profession Representatives of UCL will be launching a UDG funded report on the extent of skills in local authorities in the Great Britain, based on an...
Tue, 23/05/2017 - 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Guest editor Rachel Toms, Insight & Standards Manager of the Cities Programme at the Design Council, will introduce the topic and speakers, followed by 30-45mins discussion: do we need to amend...
Marshall’s Design Space, Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton St London EC1V 0BD
Thu, 11/05/2017 - 2:30pm - 7:30pm
Two part, free event - kindly hosted by Marshalls Part 1 - India's Urban Futures Symposium and Workshop - 2.30-5.30pm @ Marshalls Design Space Part 2 - India's Urban...
Vienna, Austria
Thu, 20/04/2017 (All day) - Fri, 28/04/2017 (All day)
Two Tours - Part 1 - Vienna - Part 2 Other Austrian Cities An invitation to join one or both 1. Vienna Tour - 20th - 24th April - led by Sebastian Loew Vienna is well-known for its historic layout,...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 12/04/2017 - 6:30pm
A debate on the challenge and relevance of urban design in Africa.  It will feature rapid fire presentations from speakers who contributed articles on the topic in the Winter issue 141 of the...
Birmingham
Wed, 05/04/2017 - 9:00am - Thu, 06/04/2017 - 5:30pm
  ICF National Conference 2017: Trees, People and the Built Environment 3 5-6 April, Birmingham The triennial urban trees research conference, Trees People and the Built Environment 3 (TPBE 3)...
VSC, 63-79 Seymour Street, London, W2 2HF
Thu, 02/03/2017 - 6:15pm - 10:15pm
  Thursday 2nd March 2017 - London - Book Now!  Tickets available from £40 - click to reserve your places View the entries - download the 2017 National Urban Design Awards...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 01/02/2017 - 6:10pm - 8:00pm
The discussion on the topic of Africa (Journal Issue 141) has sadly had to be postponed due to speaker availability. Instead we will host an interactive Open (heart) Surgery on your pet Urban Design...
Venue: Savills, Floor 8, 2 Charlotte Place, Southampton. SO14 0TB
Thu, 19/01/2017 - 5:12pm - 5:13pm
Urban Design Group Solent region Thursday 21.01.16 Time: 4.00pm   To provide a forum for knowledge sharing of urban design issues and best practice, both within the region, nationally and...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 10/01/2017 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Continuing the tradition of the beginning of the year film nights curated by Paul Reynolds.   This year we hope to be able to run a film on Jane Jacobs - subject to confirmation.   Please...
Marshall’s Design Space, Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton St London EC1V 0BD
Thu, 15/12/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Rob Cowan comperes this show (standing in for Frank Skinner) in which 10 would-be celebrities will try to convince the audience as to why their urbanistic pet hate or worst nightmare should go into...
Thu, 08/12/2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Multi-sensory design – creating healthier public spaces 8 December, London 4-8pm followed by a networking reception Event Chair: Charles Landry   Join us for the final event in the ARCC...
Wed, 07/12/2016 - 6:20pm - 8:10pm
Streets today are crammed with a chaotic spaghetti-like mass of cables, pipes and ducts.  It leads to an ongoing battle between utilities contractors and highway authorities.  Every time...
Wed, 16/11/2016 - 6:20pm - 8:10pm
An evening on the theme of Urban Design edition 140 Food and Urban Design Speakers include:  Oscar Rodriguez on the use of London's roofscape, Jayne Bradley Ghosh on her experience of...
Chelmsford
Thu, 10/11/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ESSEX HOUSING PACE OVER PLACE?   Essex invented the design guide in the 1970s, leading to outstanding housing and influencing town planning across the county. With the huge pressure for building...
Central London - VSC Conference Centre - 63-79 Seymour Street London W2 2HF
Thu, 06/10/2016 - 8:45am - Fri, 07/10/2016 - 5:00pm
Book now to secure your place - discounts available for members of UDG, RICS, RTPI, RIBA, RSA, AoU, ICE, LI Download the Detailed Programme      Whether it is lessons to learn,...
Chesterfield
Fri, 30/09/2016 - 9:30am - 2:00pm
Agenda Friday 30th September 2016 Venue: North East Derbyshire District Council, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG   9.00 - 9.30 am Registration and...
Wed, 21/09/2016 - 6:20pm - 8:20pm
Are tall buildings an inevitable response to London's global position as a World City? Do we have all the appropriate tools to adequately evaluate the impact of tall buildings? What is their role...
Tue, 26/07/2016 - 6:20pm - 8:00pm
A lecture by Dr Husam AlWaer from the University of Dundee followed by discussion  Changes to places are on-going and inevitable and, as a result, it takes time (...
Thu, 21/07/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
STREET NW would like to invite you to our Salford’s Super Growth Agenda event : Embankment Greengate presentation and tour on Thursday the 21st July 2016. 21st July 2016 at 17.50 for 18.00...