Designing Place - International Urban Design Conference

Friday 2 March 2012 - 9:00
Sustainable Research Building, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University Park, Nottingham

The Urban Design Research Group at the University of Nottingham is hosting this conference will take place on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 April.

The conference seeks to revisit and clarify place as a concept for current urban design theory and practice.Over the course of two days, there will be paperswhich examine the definition, scope and instrumentality of place as a tool for design.

Keynote speakers:

  • Amanda Reynolds, Chair of the Urban Design Group
  • Ali Madanipour, Professor of Urban Design, Newcastle University

The full programme can be viewed here.

For further details and to register, please see the University of Notting website:

Cost: £250 for two daysbut UDG members can benefit from a reduced registration fee of £180 for both days, and £90 for a one day entry.

To take advantage of this discount please return this fom to:

Sophie Bailey

Department of Architecture and Built Environment

University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3040; Email:

Registration closes Thursday 22 March