UDG's August round up
The Walkable City
In partnership with our friends at London Living Streets an intense 90 mins on the state of the art and science of walking. Chaired by Katja Stille, UDG Chair, a welcome from David Harrison of LLS and presentations from:
Christopher Martin | Sarah Parry | Mike Grahn | Peter Murray | Brian Deegan
The Urban Design Group, along with the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, were delighted to host the book launch of Restorative Cities: Urban Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Jenny Roe and Layla McCay. With contributions from:
Prof Rhiannon Corcoran | Graham Marshall | Rachel Toms
UDG Treasurer, Christopher Martin was in conversation with Robert Martin of JAJA Architects discussing spatial strategies for the transition to sustainable, low-carbon mobility systems.
You can watch all the ideasSPACE conversations on the ideasSPACE youtube channel
Campaigning + Influencing
Katja Stille, UDGChair, and Robert Huxford, UDG Director, speak to Medial News Today about urban design and how it affects our well-being. Katja shares her views on the negative impacts of air and noise pollution on a person’s health and Robert highlights how the relationship between health and urban or housing design have a long history.
FREE DESIGN SKILLS B&NES COUNCIL
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.
More info and schedule
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