Events Archive

Urban Design Group Events The Great Bridges of England
Monday 22 July 2019 - 18:15
This event is organised in conjuction with the International Bridges Group, and supported by the Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Building.
Urban Design Group Events Urban Design and the Politician
Wednesday 3 July 2019 (All day)
Come and join a lively evening of debate and discussions on proposals for politicians to improve urban design.
Urban Design Group Events Urban Design Study Visit - Margate
Saturday 22 June 2019 (All day)
Meet colleagues and friends interested in urban design and the changing face of seaside towns in this visit to Margate. The event is free, open to one and all, but please book a ticket: Meet at the Margate Railway Station at 11.00. Followed by a walk around the town and the coastline. Objectives
Urban Design Group Events A Framework for Towns and Cities - Summit
Wednesday 5 June 2019 (All day)
Tackling the Silos: How to align legislation, policies, design guidance, practices and technical standards to ensure sustainable development and healthy, happy citizens.
Urban Design Group Events People Friendly Big Streets
Wednesday 22 May 2019 (All day)
Main streets used to be the most important, elegant, and fashionable parts of a town. The growth in vehicle traffic changed all that, bringing noise, pollution, severance and danger. They aslo brought the ugliness of traffic engineering, and a tendency to brutalise what were once fine streets with infrastructure that is wholly out of scale with the surrounding context.
Urban Design Group Events Book launch of 'Public Space and Social Cohesion'
Friday 17 May 2019 - 17:00
Celebrating the book launch ofPublic Space Design and Social Cohesion: An International Comparison, a new edited book byPatricia AelbrechtandQuentin Stevenswhichbrings together scholarly knowledge at the intersection of public space designand social cohesion and takes a global view on scholarly research and urban design practice in bot
Urban Design Group Events Association of Regional Urban Designers - Inaugural Meeting
Wednesday 15 May 2019 - 13:00
The newly formed Association of Regional Urban Designers has been established to bring together those interested in creating better places for people and nature through new development.
Urban Design Group Events Creating Neighbourhoods not Housing Estates
Thursday 9 May 2019 (All day)
Image: Marmalade Lane - winner of the National Urban Design Awards 2019, Public Sector What's Going Wrong and How to Put Things Right
Urban Design Group Events Nottingham Design Quality Framework - Launch Event
Thursday 25 April 2019 - 17:30
Nottingham City Council is launching the Design Quality Framework, a series of guides for communities, industries and authorities to raise design quality across the city and to embrace the Placemaking ethos, an approach that allows everyone to become involved in planning and designing their city.
UDG Event
Tuesday 16 April 2019 (All day)
Political and economic change is creating huge uncertainties for European and American society. Uncontrolled neoliberalism seems to reserve most of the markets benefits to a lucky few. What are the consequences for the built environment? To what extent are any of these questions design-related?
Urban Design Group Events Big Meet 9 - Leadership in place-making: beyond beauty
Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 10:00
Big Meet 9 will focus on the complex question of local leadership in place making. In particular, as we gear up to produce more housing as a nation, we need to be careful that we are creating real places and communities rather than isolated and unsustainable estates.
Urban Design Group Events National Urban Design Awards
Thursday 28 March 2019 - 18:00
View the shortlisted entries
UDG Event
Thursday 28 March 2019 (All day)
Lots of people want to live and work in the west of our county with its strong commuter links to London and fabulous natural environment. This half-day event will be a showcase for major developments that are accommodating growth in Sevenoaks, Royal Tunbridge Wells, + Tonbridge and Malling.
Urban Design Group Events Protecting our Heritage Assets: Community involvement in recording and regenerating local heritage
Tuesday 19 March 2019 (All day)
As local authorities resources are further constrained, many are looking to local communities and experts for support in preparing heritage-related materials. Ranging from undertaking conservation area appraisals, surveying for Heritage at Risk registers, drawing up evidence to support local lists of assets, communities are stepping into these roles with considerable success.
Urban Design Group Events Crossing the Street
Tuesday 12 March 2019 (All day)
Half Day conference organised by London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group focusing on newly developed and evolving techniques to give greater priority to active travellers when crossing streets.
Urban Design Group Events Charrettes - best practice for 21st Century Placemaking
Wednesday 6 March 2019 (All day)
Jane Jacobs famously wrote: Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.
Urban Design Group Events The Future High Street Fund: inspiration for success
Thursday 28 February 2019 (All day)
The Future High Street Fund: inspiration for success
Urban Design Group Events Neighbourhood Planning Review:  What it’s achieving and how
Tuesday 26 February 2019 - 9:30
With neighbourhood planning now well underway in many urban centres and neighbourhoods, towns, villages and rural areas, this seminar is an opportunity to learn about:
Urban Design Group Events High Density or High Liveability?
Monday 25 February 2019 - 19:00
A talk by Finlay McNab, urban design practitioner and director at Streets Reimagined. They arent making land anymore noted the American author Mark Twain at the turn of the 20th century and never has this adage seemed more relevant.

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