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Wed 05/10/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Helping you understand how you can visually present your ideas in succinct and creative ways to aid discussion and interpretation of place. This is a practical session and you will be helped to produce your own drawing. 

This event is in-person, please remember to keep us updated if your plans change, to help us plan catering or allow fellow members to take your place.

Tue 08/11/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Explaining the importance of understanding the context for any scheme, looking at how design approaches should vary and how toolkits for small sites can help.

Wed 11/01/23, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Focusing on delivery processes including partnership working, procurement, evaluation systems and tools such as PlaceCheck, Building for a Healthy Life alongside industry standards used within planning, transport, housing and environmental systems.

Thu 23/02/23, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Explaining the range of design tools you might come across and explaining how they fit together, for example how design codes relate to masterplanning and policy plans.

Past Event

Tue 07/06/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Explaining how to read various types of plans and understand what is being proposed. We will point out common tricks used to make you look favourably on proposals and explain the most important information you should look for.

This event will be held in-person.

Past Event

Wed 20/04/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Explaining what good place design is all about, the characteristics of successful places and how these relate to built environment policies and guidance. We will look at how to ensure places are fit for purpose, encourage easy movements, are accessible and have efficient use of land and resources.

This session will be in-person. Get in touch to confirm your place.


09.30 Registration & Refreshments

10.00 Cool Wall: What do we think of as good design?

10.30 The 10 Characteristics of well-designed places

Comfort break

11.30 Walkabout: Urban Design in Southwark

12.30 Working Lunch: Design Review

14.00 Close

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