Urban Design Events

The Urban Design Group holds regular events which since the outbreak of Covid 19 have taken place via Zoom. We look forward face to face / hybrid meet ups in the not too distant future!

Most of our online events are free and are open to the general public as well as members. Registration is required and you can do this via the event listings below or our Eventbrite page.

Upcoming Events

UDG Event
Thursday 28 October 2021 - 12:00
Third meeting of a new initiative for officers working in the public sector involved in design in the built environment.
Urban Design Group Events UDG at COP 26
Wednesday 10 November 2021 - 9:00
We will look at what towns and cities need to do to strengthen their relationship with the environment and prepare for more resilient futures with international experts setting out how to design settlements for increasing sea levels, increasing heat, worsening air quality, and how to set in motion Climate Repair.
Urban Design Group Events Evolution of the City | Isfahan
Tuesday 7 December 2021 - 17:00
The third in the series focuses on the evolution of the historic city of Isfahan, along the Silk Roads in Iran. In collaboration with Silk Cities.

Recent Events (View Events Archive)

Urban Design Group Events Local Government Design Officers Network Meeting
Wednesday 29 September 2021 - 12:00
Second meeting of a new initiative for officers working in the public sector involved in design in the built environment.
Urban Design Group Events A Century of Evolution in Architecture and Urbanism in the Arabian Peninsula
Thursday 16 September 2021 - 17:00
The second event in our Evolution of the City series, this lecture addresses the evolution of architectural and urban traditions in the Gulf states.
Urban Design Group Events Leo's Lewes | UDG Street Tour
Saturday 11 September 2021 - 11:30
This free walking tour, led by former UDG Chair Leo Hammond and UDG Director Robert Huxford, will cover the town of Lewes, old and new.
Urban Design Group Events Folkestone Walking Tour
Saturday 28 August 2021 - 11:30
Folkestone is a case study in how major economic changes can affect a town, and the challenges and time required make adjustments. Once a modest medieval fishing port, Folkestone evolved into a high-class Victorian holiday resort, with theatres, ballrooms, ornamental gardens, cliff railways, a pier, amusements and majestic hotels. It was hit, like so many British sea-side resorts, by the...
Urban Design Group Events Restorative Cities
Thursday 12 August 2021 - 12:00
The Urban Design Group, along with the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, are delighted to invite you to the book launch of Restorative Cities: Urban Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Jenny Roe and Layla McCay.