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.

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sat, 17/01/2015 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
A walking tour of the Royal Docks and Beckton Waterfront Opportunity Area. The tour (~3 hours): * Emirates Air Line (cable car) - northbound * Silvertown Way / North Woolwich Road * North surfacing...
The Gallery, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 13/01/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A cinematic extravaganza curated by Paul and Liz Reynolds
University of Westminster
Sat, 29/11/2014 - 12:00am - 6:00pm
  Gordon Cullen Walk - Visualising Townscape 11.00am - 1.00pm Saturday 29 November Led by Andrew Stuck  Visualising Townscape - celebratory walk in honour of Gordon Cullen in which we...
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
English planning/housing reforms, unaffordable housing and socially exclusive urban design The housing/planning crisis, long term trends and social impacts The Wolfson entries, strategic urban...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
An evening focusing on the theme of the latest edition of Urban Design (UD132) which explores how the design of cities and towns is developing in response to trends in data and technology, and how...
Manchester Town Hall
Thu, 06/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 15/10/2014 - 6:20pm - 8:00pm
How does street design compare from country to country?  What guidance is available? How will changes in technology change the shape of streets? The event is open to all practitioners from all...
Wed, 08/10/2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM You are invited to join us for an evening of discussion exploring the idea of Townscape and the influence of Gordon Cullen. Held as part of...
Nottingham Trent University
Thu, 18/09/2014 - 12:30pm - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 1:00pm
The National Conference on Urban Design 2014 A landmark three day event featuring world-wide best practice in the design and management of towns and cities. Venue: Nottingham Trent University...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Do we ever put theories about towns and cities to the test? Dr Stephen Marshall, Reader in Urban Morphology and Planning at the UCL Bartlett School of Planning, will reflect upon his paper...
Meet at the Bruntwood Piccadilly Plaza (outside Starbucks)
Wed, 20/08/2014 - 5:50pm - 8:00pm
STREET NW would like you to join us to mark the life and influence of Gordon Cullen, architect, illustrator and visual urbanist in his centenary year (b. August 1914). To celebrate this, Simone...
Meeting points at Leyton Tube Station & Stratford International DLR (see below)
Tue, 12/08/2014 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm Meet at Leyton Tube Station to view the Leyton High Road regeneration before walking to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 6:30pm Second meeting pint outside Stratford International DLR thn a...
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA
Thu, 17/07/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we start the North East conversation about the Farrell Review.     What does it mean to us as a region and what do we want to take forward from it?   The conversations and...
Nr Tottenham Court Road
Sat, 12/07/2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Camden Council is running a public consultation on the £26 million investment to improve the Tottenham Court Road area. As creative and talented young urbanists, let's influence the design...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Linking in with the latest issue of Urban Design, this event will feature the latest innovations in how to make the most of waterfronts and create truly spectacular urban settings. Speakers: Marina...
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...