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Our networking events are for those influencing and managing spaces and places to meet, share ideas and discuss best practice.

COVID-19 Our upcoming 2020/21 events programme will now be held via Zoom in live, interactive sessions with the speakers.

A series of events specifically for those involved with building housing. These sessions provide an opportunity for those working in, or with, home-building local authorities and housing associations, to share ideas, experiences and learn about best practice. To subscribe to our Building Homes network please get in touch.

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Thu 04/06/20
Related Events: Building Homes

Everyone wants a high quality home in a good neighbourhood. This session will look at how to tell if your scheme will deliver this.

Learning Outcomes:

·      Provide an overview of housing quality, looking at critical aspects and current challenges from a practical perspective.

·     Perspectives on a range of quality challenges - what key issues prevent design quality and how can we tackle them?  

·       Practical advice, from different players, on how to achieve quality.

·       Identify key ongoing and emerging themes and solutions – how can your scheme deliver quality? What themes are emerging?

This event is an introductory session to the Building Homes series. If you wish to attend further events in this series, please get in touch.

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Thu 16/07/20, Full Day
Palestra
Related Events: Building Homes

At the heart of any good scheme is a deep understanding of context. We will look at how to develop and use this knowledge to inform your work.

This event includes a Building Homes discussion in the afternoon.  Your booking will include both morning and afternoon sessions and you are welcome to attend either or both of these.

This session is only open to our Building Public Homes Members.


Thu 05/11/20, Half Day
Palestra

Whether you are working with existing communities or new residents, we will talk through how best to consider the needs of the people who will live near or in the housing you are building.

This session is only open to our Building Public Homes Members.

Time: Half Day

Thu 10/12/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Building Homes

Housing is only ever as good as the people who design and deliver it. This session will provide tips on how to get the best from your partners and consultants.

This session is only open to our Building Public Homes Members.


Thu 28/01/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Building Homes

For those involved in public housing, delivery and management, to share ideas, lessons learnt and best practices.

Wed 24/02/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Building Homes

The world of housing funding is complex and ever changing. We will examine current funding routes and requirements.

This session is only open to our Building Public Homes Members.

Tue 16/03/21, Full Day
Palestra
Related Events: Building Homes

Proposals that never leave the drawing board are of no help. We will look at  how best to ensure your homes are completed and used.

This session is only open to our Building Public Homes Members.

A specialist series of events tailored for anyone involved in using, participating or managing design reviews to share ideas, updates and best practice with panellists and panel managers.

Thu 28/05/20, 4–5pm
Related Events: Design Review

For anyone involved in using, participating or managing design reviews to share ideas and updates. Come and contribute to ideas about how UDL can provide more information about Design Review in London on their website.

Tue 30/06/20, Full Day
Endeavour Square
Related Events: Design Review

Design Review has a growing influence in the planning process. We now have 29 panels in London, with more in the pipeline. But how do we get the most out of the reviews and make sure they have an impact? The UDL Design Review conference represents a unique opportunity for the design review community to come together and talk about what's happening in panels today. We will focus on impact, innovation, strategy and collaborations.


This session is only open to our Managing Design Review Members.

Wed 23/09/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Design Review

A growing area of interest, this session will look at emerging best practice in the use of community panels.

This session is only open to our Managing Desgin Review Members.

Tue 03/11/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Design Review

For anyone involved in using, participating or managing design reviews to share ideas and updates. Come and contribute to ideas about how UDL can provide more information about Design Review in London on their website.
 

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Wed 09/12/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Design Review

There is little point in having the best review panels if the decision making authority does not take notice of their advice. This session will look at options to get appropriate buy-in.

This session is only open to our Managing Design Review Members.

Tue 09/02/21, Half Day
Related Events: Design Review

Many reviews look at similar issues. In this session we will share experiences and the type of advice given.

This session is only open to our Managing Design Review Members.

Wed 31/03/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Design Review

For anyone involved in using, participating or managing design reviews to share ideas and updates.
For any Councillor who has an interest in placemaking and design; these sessions share knowledge, discuss topical issues and present emerging policy and research.

Tue 09/06/20
Related Events: Councillor's Network

For any Councillor who has an interest in placemaking and design; these sessions share knowledge, discuss topical issues and present emerging policy and research.

Tue 29/09/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Councillor's Network

For any Councillor who has an interest in placemaking and design; these sessions share knowledge, discuss topical issues and present emerging policy and research.

Thu 04/02/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Councillor's Network

For any Councillor who has an interest in placemaking and design; these sessions share knowledge, discuss topical issues and present emerging policy and research.
For members in the first 10 years of their career our network events offer a chance to meet and learn from other inspiring young practitioners.

Wed 24/06/20
Related Events: Young Practitioner's Network

For members in the first 10 years of their careers to meet and learn from other inspiring young practitioners.

Thu 22/10/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Young Practitioner's Network

For members in the first 10 years of their career; to meet and learn from other inspiring young practitioners.

Tue 26/01/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Young Practitioner's Network

For members in the first 10 years of their careers to meet and learn from other inspiring young practitioners.
For those who want to learn the basics of good design, either because they find themselves in a new role where they need to learn about design, or because they want a refresher session.

Thu 17/09/20, Full Day
Palestra

Looking at the fundamentals of designing great homes and neighbourhoods.

Thu 26/11/20, Full Day
Palestra
Related Events: Intro Level Courses

An opportunity to learn what urban design is and the basic principles behind creating great places.

Thu 11/03/21, Full Day
Palestra
Related Events: Intro Level Courses

Explaining the main issues involved in designing great streets and public spaces.
Past Event

Tue 12/05/20, 9.45am–12pm
Related Events: Intro Level Courses

An opportunity to learn what urban design is and the basic principles behind creating great places.

Agenda includes:

National Design Guidance, Esther Kurland, UDL

Street design basics, Paul Dodd, UDL

Housing design fundamentals, Susan May, UDL

Round-table conversations on specific projects, policies or issues. These smaller session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.

Wed 22/07/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Focus Groups

Round-table conversation on managing change in outer London. This small session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.

Tue 17/11/20, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Focus Groups

Round-table conversation on working with open spaces. This small session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.

Tue 02/03/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Focus Groups

Round-table conversation on delivering capital programmes. This small session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.

Thu 25/03/21, Half Day
Palestra
Related Events: Focus Groups

Round-table conversation on managing markets. This small session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.
Past Event

Thu 23/04/20, Half Day
Related Events: Focus Groups

Round-table conversation on managing regeneration in central London. This small session will be an opportunity to talk to others facing similar challenges and learn from each other.

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If you are interested in learning more about our membership options, or if you experience any problems with this booking form, please contact info@urbandesignlondon.com.

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