UDG's July round up
URBAN DESIGN JOURNAL
This quarter's bumper edition of URBAN DESIGN 159 focuses on THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE, along with regular features Behind the Image, Climate Change Global Digest, Endpiece, My Favourite Plan, Book Reviews, and the latest addition to the Urban Design Library #38: Design of Cities by Edmund N. Bacon.
With many thanks to Tetra Tech for their kind sponsorship.
Local Government Design Officers Network Meeting
First meeting of a new initiative for officers working in the public sector involved in design in the built environment urban design | highways | planning | conservation | landscape | waste management | utilities | lighting | parks...
Chaired by Robert Huxford, UDG Director with presentations from:
Rob Beardsmouth | Laura Alvarez | Jacob Willson | Stefan Kruczkowski | Glen Higgs | Sue James
Objectives: to provide peer-to-peer support between individuals in local authorities; sharing common problems and solutions; update on latest legislation, guidance and best practice
If you would like to join the network please email firstname.lastname@example.org
London Boroughs Healthy Streets Scorecard 2021
A London-wide coalition of transport and environment campaigners publishes the 2021 London Borough Healthy Streets Scorecard hosted by the UDG.
Chaired by Alice Roberts of CPRE London with presentations from:
Simon Munk | Cllr Shama Tatler | Cllr Caroline Russell | Cllr Jim Glen | Philip Glanville | Caroline Pidgeon
Sport / Public Events + Urban Design
An international seminar exploring best practice in space for major public events and sport stadia.
With Meenakshi Bhagat and Nitin Srivastava
The Urban Design Skills Survey Report
Launch of a major new report from the Place Alliance examining design skills and design governance approaches in England’s local planning authorities. Funded by the Urban Design Group and supported by the Design Council.
Chaired by Laura Alvarez, Nottingham City Counicl with:
Katja Stille | Matthew Carmona | Joanna Averley | Nicholas Boys-Smith | Alan Stones
NATIONAL URBAN DESIGN AWARDS 2021
Co Chairs: Robert Huxford | Christopher Martin | Alan Thompson
Judging Panel: Jas Bhalla | Jane Dann | Roger Evans | Helen Forman | Peter Frankum | Tim Hagyard | Emma Spierin | Dr Deb Upadhyaya
Book Award Judges: Dick Cole (Chair) | Georgia Butina-Watson | Geoff Noble | Judith Ryser | Katja Stille
Frameworks + Masterplans Policy | Strategy + Design Guidance | People Friendly Place | Innovation | Student Project | Outstanding Contribution to Urban Design | Book Award
Income from job advertisements on the UDG website help to support the UDG's charitable activities.