Urban Design Events

The Urban Design Group holds regular events in London usually at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6EM and occasionally at other locations. There are usually one or two per month and are open to the general public as well as members. 

Tickets should be purchased via Eventbrite and depending on availability can be purchased at the door. See event listing for ticket prices.

Since the ourbreak of Covid 19 our events have taken place online via Zoom.

Upcoming Events

Urban Design Group Events The Planning White Paper:  Digital Futures
Friday 2 October 2020 - 12:30
The Planning White Paper suggests a revolution in the way planning is undertaken, with an end to the era of notices stuck on lampposts and a move to comprehensive use of 21st century digital technology.
Urban Design Group Events The Planning White Paper: Design Codes + Guidance
Friday 9 October 2020 - 12:30
More info and tickets to follow shortly
Urban Design Group Events The Planning White Paper: response from the Urban Design community
Saturday 17 October 2020 - 12:30
More info and ticketing to follow shortly

Recent Events (View Events Archive)

Urban Design Group Events The Planning White Paper: Strategic Issues
Friday 25 September 2020 - 12:30
How can the proposals for the changes to the planning system address the strategic problems that have been identified by so many different organisations, as well as deliver on the Government’s commitment to walking, cycling and Zero Carbon?
Urban Design Group Events Keynote speaker: Prof Rob Adams + 'Question Time' Panel
Friday 18 September 2020 - 10:00
As part of the UDG and AoU joint Symposium on The Fifteen Minute City, in this session our keynote speaker, Professor Rob shares his experience creating socially inclusive, economically viable and environmentally sustainable neighbourhoods. Then follows our Question Time panel session with city leaders politicians, government advisors, and sustainability thought...
Urban Design Group Events Breakfast Briefing: Walking, Cycling, Public Realm - the State of the Art
Friday 18 September 2020 - 8:00
As part of the UDG and AoU joint Sympsosium on The Fifteen Minute City speakers from Transport for London, London Living Streets, Street Spirit Design and our own UDG Director review the recent U-turn in transport policy that now sees walking and cycling as a key political objective, the range of different measures that are being applied, and the lessons that have been learned, from...
Urban Design Group Events Lessons from the Middle East
Thursday 17 September 2020 - 18:30
The world’s first cities were created in the lands of the Middle East. Over the coming millennia, there developed what have been among the world’s greatest civilisations, excelling in art, architecture, literature, philosophy and science, and which provided much of the foundation for the modern world. Despite this, the region has become a battlefield between major powers, and its peoples have...
Urban Design Group Events Global Responses to the Fifteen Minute City
Thursday 17 September 2020 - 16:00
As part of the UDG and AoU joint Symposium on The Fifteen Minute City leading authorities and city leaders from around the world talk about the measures they are taking to transform their streets, neighbourhoods, businesses and lives.