Urban Update 22 June 2018 - Events

Urban Design London


The Delivery Process

26th June 2018    Morning

Housing experts share knowledge of delivering housing in partnerships with others including the vital legalese of joint ventures.  Together we develop a practical strategy, identifying stakeholders, processes and partnership approaches to delivery.


Air Quality: Day 1

28th June 2018    Full Day

Everyone is talking about air quality and we all want to improve it, but it’s a complicated issue. Day 1 of this two-day series will take an in depth analysis of London’s air quality and how it can be improved through schemes. Day 2 of the series, in October, will workshop schemes entered for this year’s Mayoral Clean Air fund.


3rd July 2018        Morning

Understanding how we ensure good growth and how best to assess, monitor and compare development proposals when considering density and its implications for the surrounding neighbourhood.

Part 3: Designing Liveable Neighbourhoods

4th July 2018        Full Day


Working with & for communities

5th July 2018        Full Day

Delegates will devise an engagement strategy which will include setting their objectives, deciding on which communication tools to use and explaining how the engagement outcomes will inform the project.

Meeting our Housing Need

10th July 2018     Full Day

How are housing targets set and are they realistic? What do the different housing tenures, mix and thresholds mean for boroughs planning to deliver new homes and community amenities in partnership with others?

Design, People & Processes

11th July 2018     Morning

Explaining the role of those involved in planning and design processes; what they do, their specialist skills, and how they can best work together.


Councillors Network

12th July 2018     Lunchtime

An opportunity for Councillors to be briefed on new legislation, research, policy and funding situations as well as hear about exemplar projects to illustrate who is doing what where.



Academy of Urbanism

AoU Congress 2018 Cities on the rise

27th June 2018    8:00 am – 20th June 2018  5:00 pm

Cork Ireland Cities on the rise Delivering positive city-region growth


Biking Burg to Bourg Cycle Trip in July

6th July 2018        8:00 am – 10th July 2018   5:00 pm


DesignThinkingDrawing Workshop

9th July 2018        10:00 am – 10th July 2018   4:30 pm

Peter Richards is bringing his acclaimed DesignThinkingDrawing training workshop to London


Mid-Year Review ’18

24th July 2018     3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ 



Future of London


London Housing Network: Off-site Manufacturing of Homes

3rd July 2018      2:30 - 5:00 pm


Overcoming barriers field trip: Croydon

5th July 2018      3:00 - 5:00 pm


Leaders Plus 5 – Proposals for London & Graduation

11th July 2018    4:00 – 8:00pm


Diversity Network Speaker Showcase

31st July 2018    9:00-11:30 am

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London



Museum of Walking


London Bridge Revealed – Medicine

26th June 2018    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm          

St Olaf House, London



Centre for Cities


City Horizons with Sir Richard Leese: Manchester Then and Now

12th July 2018     6:00 pm 

The Shard, London


Connected cities: making the most of digital connectivity to improve prosperity

12th July 2018     11:00 am




Design South East / Kent Design


Study Tour: Council led housing development

5th July 2018

Meeting/drop off location: Stratford International

Lunch and coach travel between sites will be provided




The Core Principles of Feng Shui & Biophilic Design.  

Date: 25 - 26 July  - two days accredited introduction course.

Location: Adamson Suite, Swiss Cottage Hotel,  London NW3 3HP

Price: £290

Web link: www.fengshui-living.com/courses/


Course College: The European College of Feng Shui (ECOFS) 

Tutor:  Howard Choy Feng Shui Architect & College Principal