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Design for Living: The role of design in building a million homes in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc
May 22, 2019 - May 23, 2019
Milton Keynes is working towards a Festival of Creative Urban Living for autumn 2019. In the lead up, Milton Keynes Council, The Academy of Urbanism and MK Gallery are collaborating to deliver a conference to feed into the debate on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc and the implications of plans to build a million homes throughout the arc by 2050.
The conference is being supported by David Lock Associates, Milton Keynes Development Partnership, Crest Nicholson plc, Berkeley Group, St James, L&Q Estates.
22 May 2019 – 12:00-19:30
Includes an introduction to MK through a series of study tours that will look at how the city is being designed for living, as well as an evening reception hosted at MK Gallery.
23 May 2019 – 08:30-17:15
Day two offers talks and panel debates that will look closely at the role of design in building a million homes in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. The day will be divided into three overarching sessions: planning for region growth; masterplanning new neighbourhoods; housing innovation. The day will finish with a final keynote talk by Jennifer Keesmaat, CEO of the Keesmaat Group and former chief planner of Toronto.
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|Ticket Type||1 Day Ticket
Thursday 23 May
Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 May
|Academicians||£100+VAT (£120)||£120+VAT (£144)||Young Urbanist Members||£50+VAT (£60)||£75+VAT (£90)||General Members||£130+VAT (£156)||£170+VAT (£204)||Non-Members||£150+VAT (£180)||£200+VAT (£240)|