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, 18/06/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
A wide-ranging consideration of how design can be used to turn around flagging settlements.  How can high aspirations be translated into a viable financial proposition? How can effective urban...
The Gallery, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 04/06/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:20pm
An evening exploring the themes covered in issue130 of Urban Design on Central and Eastern Europe, led by Judith Ryser. Recycling the Neighbourhood Daniela Patti, urban planner, researcher at CEIT...
Manchester City Centre - Meet outside Selfridges
Wed, 04/06/2014 - 5:50pm - 8:00pm
STREET North West would like to invite you on a walking tour exploring the day the IRA Bomb detonated in Manchester and the consequences for the subsequent development for the city centre.  The...
Thu, 29/05/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Behind the gleaming facades and luxury shops of Westfield Shopping Centre, there is a neglected corner of London.  White City has been identified as an Opportunity Area for development by...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 28/05/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Huxford, Director, Urban Design Group - Safe liveable streets for the 21st Century: Shared space/20mph limits/electronic speed control...and the law Safe liveable streets for the 21st...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 22/05/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:10pm
The Farrell Review   Implementing the Recommendations A Free Workshop  - 22nd May 2014 6.30 – 8.15 – The Gallery, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ 6.00 Doors open –...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 12/05/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Urbanista.org, in conjunction with the Recode Gallery at Limewharf, continues its popular series of events with the second in its series of Rebooting the Masterplan events investigating...
Sat, 10/05/2014 - 9:00am - Sun, 18/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Dresden has now recovered its full complement of historic monuments, putting it back among Europe’s first rank of cultural and architectural cities. We shall also be visiting the porcelain...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 30/04/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Yamen Badr, Ph.D Candidate, University of Nottingham - Civic Public Spaces in Arabia Julie Tanner, Chief Executive, OPUN - Design Review in the East Midlands: Thoughts and reflections Part of the...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 23/04/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:00pm
Demolition? Selective reconstruction? Adaptation? Alternative management and housing allocation policies? Paul Reynolds will be joined by a range of speakers to consider the best ways to improve the...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 02/04/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:00pm
Public Realm  - Design  -  New  Housing   -  Vitality Featuring the themes of issue 129 of Urban Design on Market Towns (topic editor Jane Manning) Programme...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 26/03/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Nick Ebbs, Chief Executive, Blueprint & Nigel Turpin, Urban Design and HeritageManager, Nottingham City Council - Case study: Green Street, The Meadows Professor Julian Marsh, Marsh Grochowski...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 24/03/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Part three of the UDG and CPRE London's Liveable Cities Film Series brings you Jan Gehl’s fascinating study of human behaviour in cities, The Human Sclae. The film presents Gehl's...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 18/03/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:15pm
Designed for Business – Creating the Industrious City aims to embrace the opportunities offered by changes in industry, business and the urban realm. Following decades of segregation and...
Manchester Town Hall & Duttons, Albert Square, Manchester
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Young urban designers - and others interested in the built environment - are warmly invited to join a free tour of the of the new Manchester Town Hall Extension redeveloment with Alan Garbutt,...
LimeWharf, Vyner Street, London E2 9DJ
Mon, 10/03/2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Guided Walk from Hoxton to LimeWharf Those attending part one of Rebooting the Masterplan on Monday 10 March may wish to join UDG members Amanda Reynolds & Katy Neaves for a short guided walk...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 26/02/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
David Rudlin, Urbed - The Day of the Triffids -  'the big green monster that grew and grew and ended up devouring the city it was supposed to save" Laura Alvarez, Architect, Urban...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street London, EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
N.B. The previously advertised event on The Pschology of Space has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.  We intend to reschedule for a later date but no details have been confirmed as...
Room G01, Wates House, University College London
Thu, 13/02/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join the Urban Design Group's brand new STREET young urban designers network for a first gathering to plan an exciting future programme of talks, visits and activities... 18:30 - Arrival 18:45 -...
Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour St, London W2 2HF
Wed, 12/02/2014 - 6:15pm - 10:00pm
The National Urban Design Awards 2014 will showcase some of the best examples of urban design work produced in the UK and beyond over the past 12 months. At a time when the built environment sector...