The Freiburg Charter for Sustainable Urbanism

1 March 2011
BDP, London

Sponsored by Land Securities and Hosted by BDP

The launch of The Freiburg Charter for Sustainable Urbanism with Prof Wulf Daseking.


The Academy at Ecobuild – Sustainability and the City

2 March 2011
Ecobuild, London

We are joined by Cambridge, Dublin and Glasgow to talk through the subject of sustainability and the city


The Urbanism Awards Shortlisting

20 April 2011
70 Cowcross Street, London


The Academy Reception – Four Villages and a 21st Century High Street

20 April 2011
Earl’s Court, London

Hosted by Capital & Counties and Farrells

Private view of the new Earl’s Court masterplan by Sir Terry Farrell.


Academy Annual Congress VI – Liveable Neighbourhoods

11 – 13 May 2011
The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Learning from Glasgow and other national and international places.


The Congress Dinner

12 May 2011 / The Old Fruit Market, Glasgow

Including the announcement of The Urbanism Awards shortlist for 2012.


The Academy in Wakefield

7 June 2011
The Orangery, Wakefield

Hosted by Beam

Seminar and walking tour to discuss and debate new directions in placemaking.


The Academy in Bath

8 June 2011

Hosted by The Trevor Osborne Property Group and Bath & North East Somerset Council

Seminar and visit to The Holburne gallery to discuss and debate Bath’s placemaking agenda.


The Academy in Bristol

Seminar and Reception hosted by King Sturge
8 July 2011
King Sturge, Bristol


Mid-Year Review & Reception

20 July 2011
70 Cowcross Street, London

Hosted by Alan Baxter Associates

Reviewing the past six-months’ activity and planning activity for the future.


Assessment Visits

UK, Ireland, Europe

Assessment visits to the three European Cities and three towns, neighbourhoods, streets and places.


The Academy in Tallinn

11-14 September 2011

The Academy presence at The International Federation for Housing and Planning Congress.


The Academy at the Folkestone Triennial

21 September 2011
Folkestone, England

Hosted by Creative Foundation

Walking tour and discussion around the creative initiatives taking place for the Folkestone Triennial.


Academicians’ Masterclasses

28 September 2011
70 Cowcross Street, London

City X-Rays masterclass led by Academicians to discuss tools for measuring the success of places.


Changing Chelmsford – Festival of Ideas

21-24 Ocotober 2011

Civic Economy; Lessons from Elsewhere
Hosted by Royal Society of Arts

Chelmsford Learns; Two Days of Interaction

Town Commons; the heritage trail
Revitalising under-used assets
Hosted by The Academy of Urbanism


Learning from Europe – Seminar and Reception

10 November 2011
BDP, London

Hosted by BDP

International seminar with the Finalists of The European City of the Year Award 2012: Gothenburg, Lisbon, Oslo.


The Urbanism Awards

11 November 2011
Grand Connaught Rooms, London

Celebrating the Academy’s Great Places for 2012, as voted for by Academicians.


Academicians’ Masterclasses

12 December 2011
70 Cowcross Street, London

Transitional to Tranformational Urbanism – new strategies for initiating urban change.


End of Year Review and Reception

14 December 2011
70 Cowcross Street, London

Hosted by Alan Baxter Associates

Reviewing the past year of activity and future plans.