UDG at COP 26

Wednesday 10 November 2021 - 9:00 to 16:30
Clockwise, 77 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3BZ

TICKET INFO AVAILABLE SOON

The Urban Design Group is hosting an Urban Design Day in Glasgow during COP 26 with

  • keynote talks
  • capacity building
  • workshops
  • collaborative conversations
  • interviews

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.

 

Confirmed Speakers

CLIMATE REPAIR
Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE FREng  
Director, Centre for Climate Repair at the University of Cambridge

ADAPTING TO RISING SEA LEVELS 
Kristina Hill
Director, Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley

ADAPTING TO DECREASING AIR QUALITY 
Prof Zongbo Shi
Professor of Atmospheric Biogeochemistry, University of Birmingham

ADAPTING TO INCREASING HEAT 
Dr. Maya Negev
School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Israel
 

 

People Friendly Places

We'll also be in conversation with the finalists of our new People Friendly Place Award - because people friendly places are planet friendly places!

City Park West, Chelmsford
Pollard Thomas Edwards
Compact development with high quality public realm in a shire county town

The Park within Elephant Park, London
Gillespies
A fully specified inner-city park designed for many different types of user

Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Urban Movement
A replicable model for main streets, for all the community featuring best practice in many areas

 

MORE INFO TO FOLLOW SOON!