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
Wednesday 12 October 2011 - 18:00
Alan Robshaw from HLM architects will talk about the recent refurbishment of the iconic Arts Tower. Alan will reflect on the challenges and lessons to be learnt from his close involvement in the works to the Grade II* listed building. Event Organiser: HLM architects
Wednesday 12 October 2011 - 12:30
Irena Bauman will give a talk entitled The public use of space.
Tuesday 11 October 2011 - 17:30
Mark Latham from Urban Splash and Richard Watt s from Sheffi eld City Council will talk about the development of Park Hill and its setti
Monday 10 October 2011 - 18:00
Rob Cowan and Alan Jackson Simpson will offer their unique observations on urban design.
Monday 10 October 2011 - 15:00
Arup will be opening theSheffield Urban Design Weekby hosting a lighthearted workshop envisaging how Sheffield might look in the future in response to how the world might change over
Thursday 6 October 2011 - 9:00
The there of OPUN's autumn conference 2011is Heritage and Retro-Fit. Speakers from a diverse range of disciplines include:
Thursday 6 October 2011 - 9:00
Organised by OPUN, School of Architecture, Faculty of Art & Design, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH Followingon from theinaugural conference in March, OPUN is planning a follow-up event focusing on Retrofit and Heritage issues. The event will take place at abuilding in Leicester that has undergone significant refurbishment in keeping with its past.
Wednesday 5 October 2011 - 9:00
At the beginning of the second decade of the twenty first century the historic environÂment is facing a number of challenges which may be heading in new and unforeseen directions. The increasing use of English Heritages Conservation Principles, followed by the publication of PPS5 have changed not only the terminology of heritage but also the issues to be considered and means of analysis.
Tuesday 4 October 2011 - 18:00
AXIS architects will be hosting an informal review of the week in their basement studio, which will be an opportunity to share experiences and reacti ons to the weeks events. Refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday 28 September 2011 - 17:45
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPOSED UNTIL MARCH 2012 DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES Water is aglobal urban challenge.
Tuesday 27 September 2011 - 18:30
Architecture Centre Network presents a stimulating talk about the opportunities to grow food in the very heart of our cities. Speakers:
Tuesday 27 September 2011 - 9:00
27 September - 29 September 2011 Outline programme announced (including optional day conference) Architecture & Design Scotland, with Stirling Council, Scottish Government, Improvement Services, the Key Agencies Group and the Academy of Urbanism are delighted to present the second annual Design Skills Symposium in Scotland.
Saturday 24 September 2011 - 10:00
Pack up your bucket and spade as STREET hit the seaside for a day trip to Brighton! Brighton is an ancient settlement with reference to Brighthelmstone in the Domesday Book, but it emerged as a health resort in theeighteenth century when people were drawn there forsea bathing.
Wednesday 21 September 2011 - 18:30
In 2007 Gordon Brown launched his Big Idea for tackling climate change and dealing with a housing shortage of crisis proportions in a single bound. The Eco Town Prospectus called for first round bids for 15 carbon neutral eco-towns.
Friday 16 September 2011 - 16:00
Friday 16 - Friday 23 September 2011
Wednesday 14 September 2011 - 9:25
Following the success of our popular Manual for Streets Workshops2010/11 Places Matter! is pleased to announce that bookings are now open for a new season of 5 Manual for Streets training workshops across the country during autumn 2011.
Tuesday 13 September 2011 - 20:35
Sheffield Civic Trust and the Showroom cinema have organised a special screening of Sketches of Frank Gehry directed by Sydney Pollack.