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URBAN DESIGN Journal (View All)

URBAN DESIGN 159 Summer 2021 Publication Urban Design Group
THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE
URBAN DESIGN 158 Spring 2021 Publication Urban Design Group
DESIGN FOR AN AGEING POPULATION
URBAN DESIGN 157 Winter 2021 Publication Urban Design Group
RESEARCH IN PRACTICE

Latest News (View All)

September 2021

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September 2021
UDG has responded to the Government's call for evidence with the following: We are very pleased that this review is taking place. We would like to highlight:

August 2021

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August 2021
From their pop-up shop in the city centre Bath & North East Somerset Council will be hosting a series of free monthly training and design skills sessions open to local design and built environment professionals.

July 2021

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July 2021
Our monthly round up of events, initiatives and other UDG activities and resources
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July 2021
In May we relaunched the National Urban Design Awards with new categories and simpler submission process. Entries closed on Friday last week so we want to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who took the time to enter.

June 2021

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June 2021
Our monthly round up of events, initiatives and other UDG activities and resources

Latest Articles (View All)

ideasSPACE
in conversation with Christopher Martin

Despite having one of the world’s most extensive cycling networks, car ownership in Copenhagen has increased by some 30% in the past 20 years. Should this trend be reversed? Join a journey through backcasting, prototyping and other city planning techniques to find out.

UDG Event Review
Robert Huxford

In 2018 the Place Alliance, supported by funds from the UDG, conducted a survey of Design Skills in local authorities, finding a serious design skills shortage. 

“Almost half of local planning authorities had no dedicated in-house design capacity at all.”

Behind the Image
Lionel Eid, George Garofalakis, Rosie Garvey and Alice Strang

A strip of land along the former Eastern Curve railway line was transformed into a much-needed public green open space for Dalston by local residents together with muf architect/art and J&L Gibbons Landscape.