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UDL Summer School 2022

Join us for our 2022 virtual Summer School that will guide you through the complexities of making great neighbourhoods.

The three days will provide an introduction to urban design, street design and housing design with talks and virtual site visits. Project work and experienced mentors will help you develop a robust understanding of ‘place’ as we explore and critically assess your neighbourhood.

Ideal for anyone wanting to learn about designing great neighbourhoods. Please book through this link to reserve your place.

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Professor Matthew Carmona

Professor of Planning & Urban Design

Brian Deegan

Brian Deegan

Director of Inspections

Amy

Amy Burbidge

Head of Design and Master Development - Interim

Kruti Patel

Kruti Patel

Senior Associate

Annabel Keegan

Annabel Keegan

Associate Director

PJA

Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones

Principal Consultant

PJA

John Dales

John Dales

Co founder & Director

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Hilary Satchwell

Director

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Rukaiya Umaru

Senior Development Surveyor/Planner

Bally Meeda

Bally Meeda

Director

Alan

Alan Wann

Co-Director

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Paul Lavelle

Principal Urban Design Advisor

TFL

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Jennifer Offord

Senior Planning and Enabling Manager

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Giulio Ferrini

Head of Built Environment

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Carla Smyth

Head of Design (Interim) Development

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Juliette Scalbert

Principal Urban Designer

Marta Liut

Marta Liut

Associate Urban Designer

Nivedita Vijayan

Nivedita Vijayan

Associate Director of Urban Design

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Hiro Aso

Design Director & Sector Leader

Raul Bielsa

Raul Biesla

Senior Urban Designer

Tom Sykes

Tom Sykes

Co-founder

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Neha Tayal

Urbanist | Architect | Planner

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Good Placemaking

Thursday, 14 July 2022

Understanding the foundations of good urban design and placemaking and what makes a great neighbourhood; we will look at the characteristics of well-designed places and how these can help achieve planning and policy objectives.

09:30 Introductory Lectures

  • Urban Design Principles
  • Design Tools & Processes
  • Design & Community Engagement

11:10 Q&A with Speakers

12:00 Lunch & Living Local Assignment

14:00 Practice Lectures

  • Urban Design Desktop Research
  • The Structure of Places
  • Graphic Communication in Urban Design & Planning
  • Persistent Buildings, Persistent People

15:00 Assignment preparation

15:30 Mentoring on Living Local Assignment

17:00 Social Sundown

Reflections from a senior practitioner

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Good Street Design

Friday, 15 July 2022

Understanding the important role that slow streets play in supporting healthy communities. We will consider street design that prioritises active travel and balances the demands from different modes of travel, servicing, and freight.

09:30 Introductory Lectures

  • Streets for movement and living
  • Designing for slow streets
  • Designing and managing at the kerbside

11:10 Q&A with Speakers

12:00 Lunch & Living Local Assignment

14:00 Practice Lectures

  • Green infrastructure
  • Places for people, following the data
  • 21st century high streets

15:00 Assignment preparation

15:30 Mentoring on Living Local Assignment

17:00 Social Sundown

Reflections from a senior practitioner

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Good Housing Design

Monday, 18 July 2022

Considering the fundamentals involved in ensuring our homes are well-designed and fit for purpose. We will interrogate design principles that bring communities together and support health and well-being.

09:30 Introductory Lectures

  • Housing Design Principles
  • Housing typologies
  • Housing viability

11:10 Q&A with Speakers

12:00 Lunch & Living Local Assignment

14:00 Practice Lectures

  • Big ideas for housing
  • Understanding housing drawings
  • Construction methods

15:00 Assignment preparationS

15:30 Mentoring on Living Local Assignment

17:00 Social Sundown

Reflections from a senior practitioner

UDL Summer School 2022 Ticket £300 +VAT

Please book through this link to reserve your place.

“ Many thanks for a very informative Urban Design London Summer School. All of the speakers were very interesting and informative and the examples provided to showcase their work helped me understand the projects. I hope that I can attend next year if there is one. Well done for all your hard work organising it all.”
2021 Summer school delegate

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