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November 2018

The Urbanism Awards + Learning from Europe Seminar

November 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

7 November 2018 15:00 Learning from Europe 17:30 The Awards CeremonyU+I 7a Howick Place London SW1P 1DZTickets Join 200 urbanists…

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Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford Arc evening at Foster + Partners!

November 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Foster and Partners, Riverside, 22 Hester Road
London, SW11 4AN
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Join us at Foster + Partners, the Young Urbanists co-Sponsor, on Wednesday 21 November, for a Young Urbanists evening, supported…

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December 2018

Coastal Towns in the 21st Century

December 3, 2018
The Architecture Centre, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA United Kingdom
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Perhaps historically the most challenging to regenerate, many coastal towns are finding a new direction, which could provide a model…

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Young Urbanists Christmas Party at Space Syntax!

December 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Space Syntax, 21 Brownlow Mews
London, WC1N 2LG United Kingdom
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Have you been naughty or nice? We’re not bothered either way, so come join us for our 5th annual Members…

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End of Year Review + Talk by Kevin Murray

December 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our bi-annual review event to review recent activities and find out what's planned for the next six months. This Review…

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Recommended Event / Royal Society of Medicine conference

December 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G 0AE United Kingdom
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Building health into the urban environment: Evidence and opportunities Join the Royal Society of Medicine as they provide an opportunity…

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January 2019

Young Urbanists 2019 Urban Pub Quiz!

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Kick-start 2019 with another SPECIAL EDITION of the Young Urbanist monthly pub night: an Urban Pub Quiz! Test your urban knowledge…

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February 2019

Forging Place and Identity in Sheffield : Preserving Distinction in Twenty-First Century Urban Regeneration

February 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Join the Young Urbanist Network for a day discovering Sheffield's story of 21st Century Urban Regeneration. A day of walks…

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Charrettes: Combining Professional Skills with Real Lives and Emotions

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Dundee, Matthew Building, 13 Perth Road
Dundee, DD1 4HT United Kingdom
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The Association of Dundee Architecture Students kindly invite you to the following event. In partnership with: The Academy of Urbanism,…

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Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge Growth Arc: Global powerhouse?

February 21 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Holiday Inn, 500 Saxon Gate West
Milton Keyes, MK9 2HQ United Kingdom

The Government is promoting the Oxford - Milton Keynes - Cambridge Arc as a region of economic growth that will…

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The Future High Street Fund: inspiration for success

February 28 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London , EC1M 6EJ
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Half-day conference in conjunction with the Urban Design Group An intense afternoon of presentations from a cross section of the…

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March 2019

Charrettes – best practice for 21st Century Placemaking

March 6 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
JTP Studios, Unit 5 The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street
London, London E1W 2AP United Kingdom

The Academy of Urbanism is supporting this event by The Urban Design Group Jane Jacobs famously wrote: “Cities have the…

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Placemaking and Populism: Securing informed community participation in contemporary urban design

March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
University of Dundee – Dalhousie Building, Dalhousie Building (LT4, Ground Floor), 75 Old Hawkhill,
Dundee, DD1 5EN United Kingdom

Event led and hosted by the University of Dundee Programme 3.15pm - 4.00pm: Registration 4.00pm - 4.15pm: Welcome and Introduction…

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Her Barking – an evening exploring women-centred urban design.

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London , EC1M 6EJ
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Join us for a evening of presentations, questions and discussion on women-centred urban design, showcasing the work of Young Urbanist…

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Learning from Ljubljana

March 21 - March 22
Ljubljana Ljubljana, Slovenia

Visit one of Europe’s best small cities. The Academy of Urbanism is organising a two-day visit to Ljubljana to mark…

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April 2019

Urbanism Awards Shortlisting Workshop

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
JTP Studios, Unit 5 The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street
London, London E1W 2AP United Kingdom
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Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join this workshop event to select a shortlist of 10 candidates in each…

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Urbanism Awards Finalists Selection

April 16 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grosvenor, 70 Grosvenor Street
London, W1K 3JP
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Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join this workshop event to select the finalists of the 2020 Urbanism Awards.…

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AoU Spring Debate: is our planning system fit for purpose?

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grosvenor, 70 Grosvenor Street
London, W1K 3JP
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Join us for the Academy's annual Spring debate hosted by Grosvenor. This year we table the motion: This House believes…

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May 2019

Tour de Frome with Young Urbanists

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tour de Frome Join the AoU Young Urbanists on a tour of the Somerset town of Frome, voted the best…

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Young Urbanists Water Series #1 – Building-Water Resilient Cities

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our first event of the Young Urbanist series exploring the relationship between water and urbanism, for an…

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Design for Living: The role of design in building a million homes in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc

May 22 - May 23

About Programme Speakers Study Tours Venue Book Now! Milton Keynes is working towards a Festival of Creative Urban Living for…

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June 2019

Zone in, zone out. Should boundaries be celebrated?

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Young Urbanists Network is organising a debate in the context of the London Festival of Architecture 2019 - whose…

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Supported / From Boundaries to Belvederes

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery @ OXO, [email protected], 204 Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse, St South Bank
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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“Boundaries are actually the main factor in space, just as the present, another boundary, is the main factor in time.”…

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Young Urbanists Short Talk: Sharing the City – Urban Farming in Bristol

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

When: Tuesday 11 June, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Where: The Architecture Centre, Bristol The event is co-organised by the…

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AoU Congress Eindhoven – A Place to Call Home: Urbanism and affordable housing

June 19 - June 22

Towns and cities across the world are grappling with the same crisis of housing affordability. Urban areas are now the…

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July 2019

2020 Urbanism Awards Assessment Visits – Dates Confirmed

July 1 - September 30

This year’s 15 assessment visits to our Urbanism Awards finalists will take place between July and October 2019. Academicians and…

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Bradford Diagnostic Visit

July 4 - July 5

Bradford City Centre Diagnostic Visit Join Our Diagnostic Panel 4-5 July Bradford, UK Bradford city centre is facing a number…

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AoU Regions & Nations – July catch-up call

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

AoU Regions & Nations catch-up calls Next call on Friday 12 July 2019, 0900-1000 (GMT) We're pleased to bring you…

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2019 Cycle Trip – Schnitzel and Saddle to Vienna and Bratislava!

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 5:00 pm

  Cycle study tour to Vienna and Bratislava with the Young Urbanists Are you interested in architecture and urban planning?…

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Mid-Year Review 19 + Talk: ‘TOWARDS LONDON 3.0’ by Patricia Brown

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London , EC1M 6EJ
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Supported by Programme 15:00 Arrivals 15:30 Introduction + Mid-Year Review 17:30 Break + further arrivals 18:00 Talk by Patricia Brown…

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August 2019

Young Urbanist Water Series 2 – Royal Docks Walk + Talk

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Young Urbanists for an informal study visit to the Royal Docks, a historic and evolving waterfront neighbourhood in Newham, East…

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Fast-Track Urbanism Workshop and Research

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where do things live before they're in-stock now, click-and-collected or same-day delivered fresh to your door?   The answer is…

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Young Urbanists 2019 Summer Party!

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at Highbury Fields from 6pm on Thursday 29 August 2019 for our members only late-summer party!   Please…

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September 2019

Masterplanning, Scalability and Complexity

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Dundee – Dalhousie Building, Dalhousie Building (LT4, Ground Floor), 75 Old Hawkhill,
Dundee, DD1 5EN United Kingdom
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It's argued that modern planners are fighting a losing battle to impose order on complex systems because they fail to…

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AoU Regions & Nations – September catch-up call

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

AoU Regions & Nations catch-up calls Next call on Friday 6 September 2019, 1000-1100 (GMT) We're pleased to bring you…

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13th European Biennial of Towns and Town Planners 2019 | Planning on the Edge

September 11 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 5:00 pm
Sherwell Centre, Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, PL4 8ER United Kingdom
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Plymouth will host the biennial conference, which aims to launch a debate on how planners and urban designers can help…

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The UNECE Glasgow Conference on City Living

September 12 - September 13
Various buildings in Glasgow Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map

Background Programme Speakers RSVP   By 2050, almost three-quarters of the world’s population will live in urban areas; the 21st…

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2 Wheel Revolution

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Architecture Centre, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA United Kingdom
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Bristol has a reputation as a cycle-friendly city and was awarded ‘Cycling City’ status in 2008. However, many cyclists find…

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Recommended / A Festival of Creative Urban Living

September 26 - October 13
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes, United Kingdom + Google Map

A Festival of Creative Urban Living brings together the worlds of art, architecture, design, and high-tech within the urban context…

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October 2019

Making Places Better: The Paisley Pilot Project

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Three-sixty Architecture Studio, The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street
Glasgow, G1 1RE
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Seminar and panel discussion followed by drinks reception Join The Academy of Urbanism and Revo Community for an evening of…

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Whose public realm?

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Architecture Centre, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA United Kingdom
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In the third of their short-talk series, the Young Urbanists present an event for all looking at the freedom of…

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Towards a Humanising Urbanism – a talk by Dr Rasem Badran

October 16 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
JTP Studios, Unit 5 The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street
London, London E1W 2AP United Kingdom

17:15 – Registration + Networking 18:00 – Introduction by Charles Campion (JTP) and Husam AlWaer (AoU+UDG) 18:20 – Towards a…

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Creating Places for People

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This keynote seminar will cover a variety of current topics related to promoting good urban design and the importance of…

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Supported / Creating ‘Market Cities’: Leveraging the Power of Public Markets as Public Spaces

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus
Oxford, OX3 0BP
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Speaker: Professor Stephen Davies Principal, Place-Solutions Group, LLC Co-Founder, Project for Public Spaces Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute Discussion Convenor:…

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4×4 Manchester – Sin City?

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fairfield Social Club, 6 Archway
Manchester, M12 6HR United Kingdom
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Join us for a special 4x4 event featuring The Guardian's Oliver Wainwright 4x4 is back on the 22nd of October…

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Reading 2050 lecture by John Worthington MBE: A personal perspective – the role of Reading in a dynamic knowledge economy 1980-2050

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reading School of Architecture, University of Reading, London Road Campus
Reading, RG1 5AG United Kingdom
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John Worthington MBE AoU is a prominent architecture academic and co-founder of architecture and space planning consultancy DEGW. His Reading…

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Urbanism at the Edge of the Internet

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Space Syntax, 21 Brownlow Mews
London, WC1N 2LG United Kingdom
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The event will be co-organised by the PETRAS National Centre of Excellence. The centre’s research focus includes investigating issues around…

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November 2019

Supported / Heritage Trust Network Annual Conference – Vitality, Vibrancy & Revival through Heritage

November 17 - November 19
Derry Guildhall Londonderry, BT48 7BB United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Heritage Trust Network for their annual conference 2019, this year taking place in Northern Ireland! Early Bird Offer…

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2020 Urbanism Awards Ceremony + Learning From Europe

November 27 @ 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
U+I, 7 Howick Place
London, SW1P 1DZ United Kingdom
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27 November 2019 15:00 Learning from Europe 17:30 The Awards CeremonyU+I 7a Howick Place London SW1P 1DZTickets Join 200 urbanists…

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December 2019

Is there a place for ‘Place’ in Highway Design?

December 4 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
JTP Studios, Unit 5 The Rum Warehouse, Pennington Street
London, London E1W 2AP United Kingdom
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With Hosted by   The importance of good placemaking is finally being recognised and yet it remains a concept that…

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