Welcome to the Urban Design Group

Upcoming Events (View All)

Urban Design Group Events EcoResponsive Environments - New Book Launch
Thursday 27 June 2024 - 12:30
Urban Design Group Events Better Streets to Stations
Wednesday 10 July 2024 - 15:00
Urban Design Group Events National Urban Design Conference 2024
Thursday 19 September 2024 (All day)

News (View All)

May 2024
A constitution for the UDG as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation was approved at the Special General Meeting, and a new Executive, Honorary Officers and Trustees voted in.  
March 2024
News and Research Low traffic neighbourhoods: leaked government report reveals positive findings
March 2024
News and Research Built Environment    Developers still building high-rises that won’t meet future regulations >>>>  

Latest Journal Issues (View All)

URBAN DESIGN 163 Summer 2022 Publication Urban Design Group
URBAN DESIGN 162 Spring 2022 Publication Urban Design Group
URBAN DESIGN 161 Winter 2022 Publication Urban Design Group

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Building for a healthy life

How to Make People-Friendly Places

Briefing Sheet: Street Design Standards - Current and Withdrawn

Street Design in the UK - Survey

UD 39 Urban Design in Sydney

UD 156 Child Friendly City

UD 140 Food and the City 

UD 52 Urban Design and Townscape - inc Gordon Cullen

About the Urban Design Group

Founded in 1978, the Urban Design Group (UDG) is a campaigning membership organisation with over 1000 members who care about the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages, and believe that raising standards of urban design is central to its improvement.

The UDG website contains a wealth of information for anyone interested in urban design including details of urban design practices, university courses, publications and job vacancies, as well as future urban design events. Our regular email newsletter Urban Update is a one-stop-shop for urban design news, articles and blog posts.