Events Archive

Urban Design Group Events Making Better Places to Live Through Co-Design
Thursday 16 July 2020 - 17:30
Arguably never before has there been so much scrutiny on urban environments and the effects they have on the health and happiness of human beings, and with people spending so much more time at home than usual we will reflect on what makes good human habitat.
Urban Design Group Events A Better Future for Children
Thursday 9 July 2020 - 17:30
This ideasSPACE is the closing event of a three part conference covering latest science, duties, policies, and design and management practice, that can turn towns and cities into places that provide the safe, healthy environments that children need to thrive.
Urban Design Group Events Conference: Towns and Cities for Children
Wednesday 8 July 2020 - 8:15
A three part conference covering latest science, duties, policies, and design and management practice, that can turn towns and cities into places that provide the safe, healthy environments that children need to thrive.
Urban Design Group Events Design Values vs The Value of Design
Thursday 2 July 2020 - 17:30
With short and snappy three-minute presentations from our speakers, the panel will be creating conversations and debating across a wide range of disciplines and points of view from design to planning, to strategic infrastructure, education, construction, transport and everything in between!
Urban Design Group Events Quality Homes + Density
Thursday 25 June 2020 - 17:30
Covid-19 has focused people's life on their homes. Some people have found their homes are not fit for purpose. In some cases the way people live has directly contributed to increased rates of infection. In this IdeasSPACE we want to explore how we might design our homes in the future taking on board lessons learned in recent months.
Urban Design Group Events Diversity + Inclusion in Urban Design
Thursday 18 June 2020 - 17:30
This week's ideasSPACE will focus on Diversity + Inclusion in Urban Design, covering three key themes: Education; Professional Practice; Community Practice
Urban Design Group Events Biodiversity, Habitats + Parks
Thursday 11 June 2020 - 17:30
In recent years there has been a growing awareness of the importance of nature in our urban environments, and how the creation of linked green infrastructure can underpin a ‘city ecosystem’ that encompasses not only parks and open spaces, but also streets, squares and spaces of all sizes. The Covid lockdown has further emphasised this need...
Urban Design Group Events Life Saving Streets for Towns and Cities: an update and how to guide
Thursday 4 June 2020 - 17:30
With funding bids required from local authorities this Friday we want to highlight international best practice and introduce a COVID Safe Streets Design Guide which is being produced by the newly established 'Street Improvement Collaboration’.
Urban Design Group Events Regeneration Stories: how to address the opportunity of Barreiro Portugal
Thursday 28 May 2020 - 17:30
Barreiro in Portugal, is a place that faced significant decline in industry and then population. Whilst it has many positive attributes - its stalled regeneration to date will now need to also consider additional constraints.
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...

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