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URBAN DESIGN Journal (View All)

URBAN DESIGN 157 Winter 2021 Publication Urban Design Group
RESEARCH IN PRACTICE
URBAN DESIGN 156 Autumn 2020 Publication Urban Design Group
CHILD FRIENDLY CITY
URBAN DESIGN 155 Summer 2020 Publication Urban Design Group
REFLECTIONS ON URBAN DESIGN

Latest News (View All)

January 2021

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January 2021
At the end of a challenging 2020 a new Executive Team was elected at the UDG AGM in December. We're delighted to welcome Katja Stille as our new Chair, Christopher Martin of Urban Movement as our new Treasurer and Paul Reynolds of Tapestry returning as our Secretary, along with long serving...

November 2020

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November 2020
Professor Rachel Aldred and Ersilia Verlinghieri of the University of Westminster have just released a report drawing together current evidence on London’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods: LTNs for all? Mapping the extent of London’s new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods
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November 2020
ideasSPACE v2 After a short break over the summer we welcome you back to the new format ideasSPACE with thanks to our media partner UrbanNous and Christopher Martin of Urban Movement. 

October 2020

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October 2020
Following a series of consultation events run by the Urban Design Group over the past two months the UDG has submitted its 13 page response to the Planning White Paper. Nearly 1000 people registered for the events, with the audience including architects, civil and highway engineers, housebuilders,...

September 2020

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September 2020
We are delighted that Carlos Moreno, Associate Professor at the Sorbonne, Paris, will be joning the UDG and AoU joint Sympsoium on The Fifteen Minute City. 

Latest Articles (View All)

Vienna
ideasSPACE
in conversation with Christopher Martin

Cities have to be a moveable feast - a bounty that supports life and happiness but is flexible enough to change to the needs of human beings. Cities have to be able to implement fast urban change with local people to improve quality of life for all.

Create Streets - what makes for popular places?
in conversation with Christopher Martin

If we are to make stronger communities, if we are to make cities more equitable, we need to be building homes and communities that people want to live in, not ones that they just have to accept. And this means delivering quality.

ideasSPACE
in conversation with Christopher Martin

Skateboarding catalyses the forgotten parts of our cities, and injects intense energy, culture, and life. Why then is it viewed with such derision, and what should we be doing differently?