Thursday 5 January 2012 - 18:30
The 1988 film by William H. Whyte, companion to his 1980 book of the same name, is a seminal work in the study of human behaviour in urban settings, and forms the basis for the ongoing work of the Project for Public Spaces in New York. This evening will begin with a screening of the film (approx.
Thursday 15 December 2011 - 18:30
Join the UDG to celebrate Christmas in fin du siécle style at the 1901 Arts Club. Guests will be treated to an evening of music, edifying conversation & reflections on urbanism c.1900, plus a healthy dose of festive cheer!
Tuesday 13 December 2011 - 19:00
UDG Scotland will be meeting for Christmas drinks on 13th December.
Public Lecture - Steering the transition from the industrial to ecological age: practical strategies and policies to try to mitigate economic and resource constraint dangers
Monday 12 December 2011 - 18:00
Peter Head, Chair of the Institute for Sustainability (London) and Executive Chair of the Ecological Sequestration Trust, will present his analysis of how 9bn people could live sustainably on the planet in 2050 and the feedback from presenting this in 30 countries.
Tuesday 6 December 2011 - 19:00
Humans are rapidly becoming an urban species. World population has now passed 7 billion and over half of the world's population (3.5 billion) now live in cities, with one billion living in slums, favelas and barrios. How will urban centres across the world keep pace with this predicted continuing growth? Come and join our expert international panel and put your questions to them.
Tuesday 6 December 2011 - 19:00
For Decembers Street Talk wed like to hear your thoughts on how and why London could be made a more liveable city. What you talk about is up to you. You can be as light hearted or as serious as you like. Passion is more important than experience and the only rule is that you will have exactly 7Â½ minutes to present.
Monday 28 November 2011 - 17:45
Guided by Tamsin Silvester, Project Manager, Transport for Greater Manchester When?Monday 28 November 2011 @ 5.45pm sharp Meeting Point: Victoria Station (meet by the ticket counters) heading towards St Peters Square and the Christmas Markets
Saturday 26 November 2011 - 9:00
2 day event, 25-26 November 2011 A line-up of around30 of Europe's most far-sighted entrepreneurs, inventors and thinkers present their thoughts on the fundamental trends of our age, They will speak from a range of disciplines on how our homes, lives and cities will be transformed by an urbanised, environmentally conscious and technologically empowered humanity.
Wednesday 23 November 2011 - 18:30
THIS EVENT IS NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT THERE WILL BE NO ADMISSION FOR ANY PEOPLE OTHER THAN THOSE WHO ALREADY HAVE BOUGHT AND PAID FOR TICKETS But - the event is being videod by Fergus Carnegie and the video will be free to download after the event.
Wednesday 23 November 2011 - 9:00
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE URBAN LIGHT SUMMIT 2011!
Wednesday 16 November 2011 - 18:00
12 October - 16 November 2011 In association with the Landscape Institute and the Twentieth Century Society the Garden Museum is hosting this autumn lecture series in support of our exhibition From Garden City to Green City.
Thursday 10 November 2011 - 18:30
6.30 - 9.30pm, 10 November 2011 On the evening prior to The Urbanism Awards, our three European City of the Year Finalists will present their past, present and future to an audience of Academicians and friends. Join us to learn how three very different cities have adapted and improved over the past two decades and pick up the lessons they have learned along the way.
Thursday 10 November 2011 - 18:00
An inter-professional event for young built environment professionals.
Tuesday 8 November 2011 - 18:30
Wednesday 26 October 2011 - 9:30
Spaceshaper is for anyone who is keen to improve their local park, square, street or any patch of land used by local people. Spaceshaper aims to be positive and raise aspirations, encouraging people to demand more from their local spaces.
Friday 21 October 2011 - 9:00
Programme now available!
Tuesday 18 October 2011 - 14:00
Future Proofing our Built Environment for Climate Change
Friday 14 October 2011 - 12:30
Tina Saaby and Kelvin Campbell will explore ways of achieving change within cities.
Thursday 13 October 2011 - 18:30
The quality of transport interchanges is an essential component of sustainable transport. Taking as its starting point issue 120 of Urban Design, edited by Sir Peter Hall, the event will look at recent new build and refurbishment projects, considering examples of current best practice.
Thursday 13 October 2011 - 12:30
This learning lunch event will explore the wider benefi ts of quality places through a series of presentati ons by renowned practiti