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.



Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DY
Thu, 13/06/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
You are invited to an evening of talks organised by the Urban Design Group Scotland, exploring how Scotland’s public art planning policies can be incorporated into projects with imagination,...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 05/06/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Annual General Meeting of the Urban Design Group Agenda Apologies for absence Approval of the minutes of the 2012 AGM (download here) Annual report and accounts (download here)     ...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 23/05/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Residential development in the UK is dominated by a few major housebuilders.  This event, led by former UDG Chair Amanda Reynolds (AR Urbanism), will explore the alternatives on offer, examining...
Sat, 11/05/2013 - 9:00am
11-19 May 2012 The likes of Trujillo, Cáceres and Jerez de los Caballeros in Extremadura were the birthplaces of Pizarro, Cortes, Balboa and their henchmen. They deployed the wealth of the Indies in...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 30/04/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  Join us for an evening featuring the outstanding new publication The Urban Masterplanning Handbook led by one of its authorsEric Firley (University of Miami). The handbook provides a...
Bridgeton Library, Olympia, 2-16 Orr St, Glasgow, G40 2QH
Wed, 24/04/2013 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm
  Click to view flier in full-screen An evening of talks on exciting new developments involving Clyde Gateway, Page & Park and Collective Architects. This is a free event but please...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 17/04/2013 - 6:30pm
Led by Riccardo Bobisse, this event will look at the growth in importance of information and communication technololgies, both as a tool for the city and a tool for urban designers and managers....
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 27/03/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Meet some of the UK’s finest urban design consultancies...   Alan Baxter Associates NODE Urban Design Allies and Morrison (National Urban Design Award Winner 2013)...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 13/03/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Are attractive streets against the law? An event covering the case of Ali vs Newham 2012, the Equality Act 2010, the Department for Transport’s Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces,...
Wed, 13/03/2013 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
This educational event for a range of built environment professionals will start with a lecture by Martin Glover, followed by refreshments and a workshop where you will be able to put your new...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 26/02/2013 - 6:30pm
Following on from the recent issue of Urban Designon this topic, this event will look at the latest developments in urban design in the Middle East. Speakers include: Farnaz Arefian – academic...
Royal Overseas League, Park Place (just off St James Street), London
Wed, 06/02/2013 - 6:30pm
The Urban Design Group's annual celebration of excellence in urban design will this year be held at the Royal Overseas League in St James's, Central London. The event will showcase some...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 23/01/2013 - 6:30pm
Introduced by Matthew Carmona and picking up the theme of Urban Design issue 125, this event will look at the future of mixed streets including long term economic and social changes and the decline...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Tue, 08/01/2013 - 6:30pm
Kick off the New Year with some cerebral exercise at our Urban Design & Built Environment Quiz.  The quiz will feature questions on a range of topics from transport and...
The White Horse Bar, 266 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8AA
Thu, 13/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Urban Design Group Scotland would like to invite you for some festive drinks at The White Horse Bar, 266 Canongate in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. See map and directions here: http://...
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 4QJ
Tue, 11/12/2012 - 6:30pm
68 Dean Street - originally built in 1681 - has been virtually unchanged since1732, making it one of the great surviving examples of early Georgian domestic architecture in London and ...
The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY
Thu, 29/11/2012 - 6:00pm
An Inter-Professional Event for young professionals of the Built Environment A collaboration between RTPI North West, North West Young Planners, Urban Design Group, CIBSE Young Engineers Network,...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 28/11/2012 - 6:30pm
Please reserve your place, if you wish to attend the lecture, via the link below. This year’s lecture will feature speakers from the team behind the landmark publication “Responsive...
Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms, University of Cardiff
Tue, 20/11/2012 - 5:00pm
A presentation by Noel Isherwood (Welsh Representative of the Prince’s Foundationfor Building Community) will be followed by a question and answer session led by a panel which will include...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 14/11/2012 - 6:30pm
Official launch event for this excellent new publication, edited by Sebastian Loew.  Sebastian will lead the evening, outlining how the publication was put together and why it provides such a...