Events Archive

UDG Event
Wednesday 27 May 2020 - 10:00
Join Place Alliance & Partners for the launch of Delivering Urban Quality – Time To Get Serious pamphlet. The pamphlet sets out the case for a Design Quality Unit for England and is a joint initiative of The Academy of Urbanism, Civic Voice, CPRE, Design Council, Place Alliance, Trees & Design Action Group and the Urban Design Group.
Urban Design Group Events Perfect Planning
Thursday 21 May 2020 - 17:30
How we design our cities today will save lives tomorrow.
'New Lives, New Values', a thought provoking paper from Roger Evans, Studio Real has formed the basis for a series of discussions exploring: Retail + Workplace; Housing, Public Realm + Parks; Streets, Movement + Transport; Planning
Urban Design Group Events Streets, Movement + Transport
Thursday 14 May 2020 - 17:30
How we design our cities today will save lives tomorrow.
'New Lives, New Values', a thought provoking paper from Roger Evans, Studio Real has formed the basis for a series of discussions exploring: Retail + Workplace; Housing, Public Realm + Parks; Streets, Movement + Transport; Planning
Urban Design Group Events Housing, Public Realm + Parks
Thursday 7 May 2020 - 17:30
How we design our cities today will save lives tomorrow.
'New Lives, New Values', a thought provoking paper from Roger Evans, Studio Real has formed the basis for a series of discussions exploring: Retail + Workplace; Housing, Public Realm + Parks; Streets, Movement + Transport; Planning
Urban Design Group Events Retail + Workspace
Thursday 30 April 2020 - 17:30
How we design our cities today will save lives tomorrow.
'New Lives, New Values', a thought provoking paper from Roger Evans, Studio Real has formed the basis for a series of discussions exploring: Retail + Workplace; Housing, Public Realm + Parks; Streets, Movement + Transport; Planning
Urban Design Group Events Future High Streets
Wednesday 29 April 2020 - 17:30
This event takes the theme of the recent edition of URBAN DESIGN : High Streets, and projects it into a post Covid-19 world.
UDG Event
Thursday 23 April 2020 - 17:30
New Lives, New Values. The pandemic provides us with time to reflect on the kind of world we have been building. Do we continue to treat the planet and its resources as commodities to be traded for our own benefit or do we re-emerge after the crisis with a different set of priorities?
Urban Design Group Events The Multi-Level City
Tuesday 10 March 2020 - 18:15
As our cities grow up, out and down, it is time we better understood how the different levels of these complex urban environments relate to one another.
Urban Design Group Events Co-PLACE
Friday 28 February 2020 - 13:30
Co-PLACE is a non-for profit partnership initiative based at the Urban Room, Nottingham that aims to bring everyone up to speed with the skills and tools required to meet new community engagement standards.
Urban Design Group Events National Design Guide
Tuesday 25 February 2020 - 10:00
The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government recently launched the National Design Guide (NDG), a document welcomed by many in all sectors of the construction industry. But despite some positive reviews, the release managed to generate more questions than answers: What is the weight of National Guidance? How can local authorities build up on it? How can design quality be enforced...
Urban Design Group Events Sustainable Development Goals
Wednesday 5 February 2020 - 18:15
Our towns, cities, and settlements are shaped by a variety of local forces, design guides, and political aspirations. This can lead to a disparate response to the urban crises we face, and development that at its heart is not contributing to the quality of life of future generations. This event will explore the role - success and failures - of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in...
Urban Design Group Events UDG Annual  Film Night Proudly Presents... "City Dreamers"
Thursday 9 January 2020 - 18:15
Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, Denise Scott Brown - four trailblazers who became accustomed to being the only woman in the room. Each has an extensive list of accomplishments in architecture, planning and landscape architecture dating back 60+ years and has taught, mentored and inspired generations of professionals. How have they envisioned our cities?
UDG Event
Thursday 9 January 2020 - 13:30
How can professionals met the challenge of urban densification in a time of climate change? Killer heat waves and periods of illegal air quality are becoming ever more commonplace. Evidence on the health impacts of concentrations of air pollution mounts by the week. One third of planning authorities are in breach of their statutory duty to have policies in their local plans to contribute to the...
Urban Design Group Events Urban Design Study Visit - Norwich
Saturday 21 December 2019 (All day)
Join friends and colleagues on the shortest day of the year, to view Norwich, in its finest winter splendour. This is a loose fit visit to Norwich with the freedom for you to dip in and out as you wish. Morning 10:00 Cathedral Refectory for coffee.
Urban Design Group Events Central London Walking Networks
Thursday 28 November 2019 - 13:30
Urban Design Group Events Kevin Lynch Memorial Lecture
Thursday 14 November 2019 - 18:00
The Kevin Lynch Memorial Lecture with Professor Kate Jeffery. What Neuroscience can tell us about our sense of place, and sense of direction
Urban Design Group Events City Resilience
Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 18:15
An evening event to discuss the concept of resilience, the new British Standard BS 67000:2019 City resilience (guide), and how urban design and engineering needs to evolve to meet the challenges to come.
Urban Design Group Events Award-winning Palestinian architect Dr Rasem Badran
Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 18:00
The Academy of Urbanism and Urban Design Group are pleased to bring this special talk to London, kindly hosted at the offices of JTP.
Urban Design Group Events Empty shops: What happens in Nottingham?
Wednesday 9 October 2019 - 10:00
The issue of empty shops and the high street decay is affecting villages,, towns and cities across the UK. Can urban designers come up with innovative, creative strategies that contribute to mitigating the issue? How can we plan and design with long term, future-proof vision?
Urban Design Group Events Urban Design Lessons from this year's UDG Study Tour to Nantes
Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 18:15
Nantes? Why Nantes? The UDG visit to Nantes and the adjacent St Nazaire in April this year, showed that there are many reasons to travel to the Loire estuary.

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