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.



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...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Part two of the Liveable Cites Film Series presented by the Urban Design Group and CPRE London. An engaging insight into this pioneering housing alternative followed by discussion with leading co-...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 29/01/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Stefan Kruczkowski, Lecturer (UrbanDesign), Nottingham Trent University - Are we Building for Life? David Singleton, Director, DSA Associates - Sustainable Urban Drainage Part of the 'Urban...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 28/01/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fast-paced, high-energy evening looking at pressing issues in the design of towns and cities and how we manage them. Event starts at 6:30pm sharp 5 minute presentations 2 minutes of audience...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ ]
Wed, 15/01/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The first in a series of film nights presented by the Urban Design Group and CPRE London. Super Density is a thought-provoking short film from 2008 which looks at the challenges and potential of...
The Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way (off Renfrew Road), London SE11 4TH
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Join the Urban Design Group for a night at the movies. This year's celebration of the festive season will take place at The Cinema Museum (www.cinemamuseum.org.uk), which is a true hidden gem of...
Allies & Morrison Offices, 85 Southwark Street, London SE1 OHX
Thu, 28/11/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Liveable Cities - The continuous adaptation of spaces and institutions to make enjoyable places   Keynote lecture delivered by Professor John Worthington, Co-Founder DEGW, UDG Patron, Director...
A+DS Workshop, Level 2, The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
Thu, 28/11/2013 - 5:45pm - 8:30pm
The Urban Design Group and the Scottish Ecological Design Association invite you to a joint event to launch SEDA’s new magazine entitled “Are Cities Green?”   The...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 27/11/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WALKING WITH THE DREAMERS (Smart Urbanism in an Upside Down World) How do we reinstall simple rules and real purpose into urban planning?  How do we move from rigid determinism to truly...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 27/11/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Paul Collins, Academic Team Leader, Nottingham Trent University - Manual for Streets David Singleton, Director, DSA Associates - Healthy Landscape and Biodiversity in Cities Part of the...
Tue, 26/11/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
This two hour Design Review training event is open to all built environment professionals. Run by two Cabe Design Review experts it is your chance to learn tried and tested techniques, tools and...
Cabe @ Design Council, 407 St John Street, London, EC1V 4AB
Tue, 26/11/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
This two hour Design Review training event is open to all built environment professionals. Run by two Cabe Design Review experts it is your chance to learn tried and tested techniques, tools and...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 13/11/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Linking with issue 128 of Urban Design and bringing together eminent practitioners and artists in the field of public art, this event wil look at the innovative ways in which places can be enlivened...
Nottingham Trent University City Site: Newton Building
Wed, 30/10/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pranali Parikh, Urban Designer, Derby City Council - From Constraints to Opportunities Paul Collins and Gavin Tunstall, Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Trent University: Campus...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 09/10/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Discussion and debate on future urban design policy and how we can set an agenda for the design of cities, towns, urban extensions, new settlements and suburbs for the coming century. Roger Evans...