Events: Plan London
Design Review Masterclass: Chairing & Report Writing
Fine-tune your design review management skills at chairing and writing reports. With experienced chairs including Amanda Reynolds and Fred Manson, and professional writers Sarah Carmona and Chris Whitehorn, we will discuss the most effective ways of chairing review sessions and how best to write clear and concise summaries of what was said.
Creating Design Codes & Masterplans - Trumpington, Cambridge Site Visit
Join us for a hands-on session on how to prepare and work with masterplans, design codes and other tools to deliver large scale, phased neighbourhoods. We will visit Trumpington and Great Kneighton to look at a wide range of award winning homes guided by David Birkbeck, Design for Homes, and learn from those involved in the process to better understand the use of codes and plans.
Design Review Conference
This event will be an opportunity to hear from those who bring schemes to design reviews, learning about how they experience the process and their recommendations for improvements.
Design, Design Scrutiny & Proactive Planning
Design quality needs proactive planning. At this session we’ll learn about being proactive planners and how to ensure high design quality through planning.
The Circular Economy & Design
Understanding Housing Typologies
Assessing the Design Quality of Housing Applications
Intensification Debate 2
Viability & Development Finances
Assessing the Design Quality of Housing Applications 2
Residential Street Design
Achieving Good Design Through Proactive Planning
Hear from our expert speakers on how proactive planning can enable good design and how best to approach this work.
- Mike Lowndes – Director, Turley
- Jason Hawthorne – Director, VuCity
- Richard Wilson – Strategic Lead Regeneration, LB Camden
- Alicia Pivaro – Neighbourhood Planners London
- Tom Selby – Deputy Team Leader, Croydon SPG
EiP Matters: Transport Strategy & Schemes
Join us for lunch as we discuss the latest issues brought up at the London Plan Examination In Public (EiP), including how the delivery of the new London Plan’s transport policies affect the Mayor’s Good Growth Objectives and debate what it means for your borough and London.
Building Affordable Homes Masterclass: Making the most of Your Site*
A specialist series for local authorities and housing associations involved in delivering and managing affordable homes. At the first event in the series industry experts will share how best to understand a site’s local, social, economic and physical context to help achieve optimum solutions that deliver as many homes of the type and quality you need.
*Please note this series is in addition to our core programme of events and additional fees may apply. You can find more information about the series in the brochure by clicking the link below. If you are interested in attending this series, please send us an email.
Why is intensification a good thing for people and what tensions can it create? How do we manage the tensions to maximise the benefits and minimise negative impact? Come and join us for a morning of debate, workshops and discussion where we unpack the benefits and effects of living and working at higher densities.
- Martin Tedder – Spatial Planning at TfL
- Yolande Barnes – Bartlett Real Estate Institute
- Manisha Patel – PRP & Mayor’s Design Advocate
- David Ogunmuyiwa – Architecture Doing Place & Mayor’s Design Advocate