Northern Ireland

A Call For Help!

The Urban Design Group in Northern Ireland is looking for a new co-ordinator.  Please contact administration@udg.org.uk if you are interested in getting involved.

Past UDG NI Activities

Quality Streets (September 2006) A UDG article on the importance of good streets in the Sep / Oct edition of Ulster Architect
Habitat Imaginari (20 - 25 March 06) Invited by Belfast Community Circus, the UDG NI joined an NI delegation to the international conference in Sardinia on art, culture and urban space.
Loving Urbanism (20 October 05) The UDG joined The Irish Times, John Thompson Partnership, Rotterdam Development Corporation at this hugely successful event to mark the formal launch of Urban Design Ireland in Dublin. This was followed by an animated Marketplace event.
Urban Treasure Hunt (17 September 05) A fun treasure hunt around Donegall Square - popular with young and old.
Builders, Bricks & Mortarboards (13 September 05), A private UDG viewing of the exhibition celebrating architecture at Queen's University
Modern British Architects (13 September 05) An outing to see the excellent Channel 5 film on Britain's contemporary architects.
Putting People First (20 June 05) A double page article in the Belfast Telegraph introducing Urban Design and the Urban Design Group.
UDG Relaunch (17 June 05) The formal relaunch of the UDG in Northern Ireland. Guest speakers included Rob Cowan (UDG), Malachy McEldowney (QUB), Roisin Alexander (DSD) and Dave O'Connor (UDI)
STREET Marketplace (17 June 05) 6 locally based consultancies involved with Urban Design 'set up stall' to share what they do and why they do it. Well done to Soltys Brewster, GVA Grimley, Llewelyn Davies, BDP, Todd Architects and Turley Associates.
UDG Gathering (11 May 05) An enjoyable gathering of people interested in Urban Design and the UDG in Northern Ireland. Attendees included urban designers, planners, architects, landscape architects, developers and civil servants – a promising start indeed!