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June 2018

Urbanism breakfast around Mayfair

June 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This event is organised in collaboration with Grosvenor and the Young Urbanists. When? June 8, 9am-11am. Where?  70 Grosvenor St, Mayfair, London…

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AoU Congress 2018 – Cities on the rise

June 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Academy of Urbanism Annual Congress 2018 27-30 June 2018 Cork Ireland Cities on the rise Delivering positive city-region growth…

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July 2018

Biking Burg to Bourg Cycle Trip in July!

July 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - July 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Cycle study tour to Strasbourg and Freiburg with the Young Urbanists Are you interested in architecture and urban planning? Do…

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Workshop / DesignThinkingDrawing with Peter Richards

July 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - July 10, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

Peter Richards is bringing his acclaimed DesignThinkingDrawing training workshop to London Participants will get a free signed copy of Peter's…

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Talk / DesignThinkingDrawing as Design Practice

July 9, 2018 @ 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London , EC1M 6EJ
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Following on from day one of the DesignThinkingDrawing workshop that he is leading, acclaimed Australian urbanist Peter Richards will deliver…

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Young Urbanists Summer Party 2018!

July 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grosvenor, 70 Grosvenor Street
London, England W1K 3JP United Kingdom
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July 10, 2018 @ 6 pm - 9 pm We are pleased to announce our summer YU Members-only meet-up, kindly being hosted…

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Mid-Year Review ’18 + Talk: Emergency Urbanism and the Architecture of Displacement

July 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London , EC1M 6EJ
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15:00 Registration 15:30 Mid-Year Review (open to AoU members) 18:00 Talk + Reception (open to all) The Review – 15:30-17:30…

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Her Barking – Urban Design Workshop

July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
70 Cowcross Street, Cowcross Gallery
Lodnon, EC1M 6EJ United Kingdom
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This urban design workshop is led by Young Urbanist Phillippa Banister, 2018 Small Grant Scheme recipient. Share your knowledge and…

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August 2018

Assessment Visit / Barnsley

August 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams…

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Urbanism Breakfast around Belgravia

August 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

This event is organised in collaboration with Grosvenor and the Young Urbanists. When? Friday 17 August 2018. Where?  We will meet…

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Assessment Visit / Argyle Street, Glasgow

August 20, 2018

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Argyle Street, Glasgow Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on…

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Assessment Visit / Chelmsford

August 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Chelmsford, Essex, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on…

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Assessment Visit / Ancoats

August 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Ancoats, Manchester, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on…

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Assessment Visit / Zurich

August 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Zurich, Switzerland Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on one…

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Assessment Visit / Granary Square

August 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Granary Square, King's Cross, London, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our…

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Assessment Visit / Kirkgate, Leeds

August 30, 2018

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Kirkgate, Leeds, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on…

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Assessment Visit / Paisley

August 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Paisley, Renfrewshire, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on…

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Assessment Visit / Leipzig

August 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Leipzig, Austria Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams on one…

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September 2018

Assessment Visit / Maritime Quarter, Swansea

September 12, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Maritime Quarter, Swansea, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams…

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Assessment Visit / Hackney Wick

September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Hackney Wick, London, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams…

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Assessment Visit / Kelham Island

September 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Kelham Island, Sheffield, UK Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment teams…

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Assessment Visit / Kilmainham Civic Space

September 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dublin Dublin, Ireland + Google Map

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to Kilmainham Civic Space, Dublin, Ireland Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment…

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Assessment Visit / William Street South

September 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dublin Dublin, Ireland + Google Map

Urbanism Awards Assessment Visit to William Street South, Dublin, Ireland Academicians and Young Urbanists are invited to join our assessment…

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Contemporary Approaches to Sustainability in European Cities

September 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

An international seminar Thursday 20 September 2018 13:00-18:30 West Park Conference Centre 319 Perth Road Dundee DD2 1NN This event…

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From Masterplan to Micro-Activation: Glasgow’s Approach to Post-industrial Regeneration

September 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Glasgow Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map

#AoUYUScotland Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, has been facing a challenging task – how to rebuild itself after the…

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Meanwhile Uses: Catalysts for change

September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Delays and phasing in the development process can last for years and blight areas in the process. This period is…

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Learning Journey: King’s Cross

September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a presentation and walk around London’s King's Cross development, a 67-acre site of rich history now 60%…

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October 2018

Urban Transformation Conference

October 5, 2018
Rotterdam Rotterdam, Netherlands + Google Map

The fourth Urban Transformation Conference (UTC) will be held in Rotterdam on 5 October. The theme is 'The How on…

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Supported Event / Unlocking Prosperity through Heritage Led Regeneration

October 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland Londonderry, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Inner City Buildings Preservation Trust and partners invite you to a conference in Derry-Londonderry to examine best national and…

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Healthy City Design 2018 International Congress

October 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl
London, NW1 4LE United Kingdom
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Organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the Healthy…

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Supported Event / Designs for Democracy: Damon Rich & John Harris

October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA United Kingdom
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The Academy is delighted to support this forthcoming event by The Architecture Centre in Bristol. Drawing on lessons learned from…

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November 2018

Let there be light – a discussion about night time city design

November 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In the context of the 24 hour city, it is time to consider urban lighting after dark as an inherent…

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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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