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September 2020
We are delighted that Carlos Moreno, Associate Professor at the Sorbonne, Paris, will be joning the UDG and AoU joint Sympsoium on The Fifteen Minute City. 
September 2020
We're delighted that Daisy Narayanan, Sustrans Scotland can join the UDG and AOU joint Symposium on The Fifteen Minute City.  She will join other leading authorities and City leaders to talk about the measures they are taking to transform their streets, neighbourhoods, businesses and lives.
September 2020
As part of the UDG and AoU joint Sympsoium on The Fifteent Minute City, Dr. Wei Yang (Wei Young & Partners; Vice President RTPI) will introduce how the 15-minute concept is being applied in Chinese cities as part of the national spatial planning reform, which urban design principles are...

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URBAN DESIGN 155 Summer 2020 Publication Urban Design Group
URBAN DESIGN 154 Spring 2020 Publication Urban Design Group
URBAN DESIGN 153 Winter 2020 Publication Urban Design Group

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.