Wednesday 26 May 2021 - 12:00
Amazon distribution depot, East Midlands
How new approaches to designing logistics systems could revolutionise the way we design our cities, towns and streets.
Wednesday 12 May 2021 - 18:00
This second event in the Manual for Streets 3 Series focuses on the design of parking, looking at the advantages and disadvantages of different types of design, including on-street, curtilage, garage, rear parking courts, parking barns, undercrofts, plus car sharing and car-free development.
Wednesday 14 April 2021 - 18:00
This event aims to sharpen our understanding of what we mean by character and local distinctiveness.
Is it architecture and the shape of buildings? Is it about details? Is it about materials or colours?
Is it about the shape of streets? Is it about the people who live and work there?
And most importantly how do we change nowherevilles to somewherevilles?
Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 18:00
Manual for Streets is being revised. This is the first in a series of events aiming to provide a voice to practitioners with an interest in better designed towns and cities.
We will debate the policy and principles that a new manual should reflect, such as inclusive design, and climate responsive urbanism, and the range of other technical and planning guidance alongside which the manual will need...
Wednesday 17 March 2021 - 18:00
A jointly hosted event with the Landscape Institute London Branch, we look at UK and international efforts to build cloudburst resiliency - how to manage the short, sharp downpours of rain which overpower our traditional urban drainage systems, inundate urban areas, and potentially cause severe damage flood to our shops and homes.