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The Urbanism Hour / Oslo and Sheffield – similar mindsets?

April 23, 2021 @ 13:00 14:00 BST

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This week we will discuss how a collaborative approach adopted for the design of two landmark city masterplans is leading to the delivery of high quality public realm and placemaking, a rich, varied and vibrant ground plane and a wide mix of uses

David Leonard and Monya Riachi from Leonard Design Architects will compare and contrast Bispevika in Oslo and Heart of the City2 in Sheffield.

About the speakers

David Leonard BA BArch RIBA is an Architect and Master planner, and he and his team at Leonard Design are working on a wide range of developments and concepts across the UK, Europe and Asia.

Monya Riachi BArch is an Architect and multi-disciplinary designer with an interest in how people experience and shape spaces across the individual and urban scales.