Watch the presentations from the Design for Living conference below!
On the 23 May, Milton Keynes Council, The Academy of Urbanism and MK Gallery collaborated 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.
If you missed the event or want to relive these insightful presentations and panel discussions, all presentations can be found in an ordered playlist on the Academy’s YouTube channel or you can view the presentations individually by selecting from the list below.
Design for Living: Welcome
Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy & Futures, Milton Keynes Council
Oxford Cambridge Arc: Quality homes and places
Andy von Bradsky, Head of Architecture, MHCLG
Transformational growth in Rotterdam
Mattijs van Ruijven AoU, Head of City Planning, City of Rotterdam
Is the British planning system failing us?
Julia Foster AoU, Managing Partner, David Lock Associates
Planning for Regional Growth (Q&A)
Mattijs van Ruijven AoU, City of Rotterdam and Julia Foster AoU, David Lock Associates
Who are we designing for?
Noha Nasser, Director, Mela Social Enterprise
Masterplanning and the natural process of urban growth
David Rudlin AoU, Chair of The Academy of Urbanism & Winner of the 2014 Wolfson Economic Prize
Barton Park: From Masterplan to Delivery
Alex Robinson, Director of Development, Strategic Land, Grosvenor
Design & Growth
Louise Wyman, Design Lead, West Midlands Combined Authority & NIC Design Group
Masterplanning New Neighbourhoods (Q&A)
Louise Wyman, WCMA, David Rudlin, The Academy of Urbanism and Alex Robinson, Grosvenor
Community-led housing in delivering a million homes in the Oxford Cambridge Arc
Neil Murphy AoU, Co-founder, TOWN
Sue Riddlestone OBE AoU, CoFounder & Chief Executive, BioRegional
Modular homes and disrupting UK housebuilding
Mark Latham, Regeneration Director, Urban Splash
Neil Murphy AoU, TOWN, Sue Riddlestone OBE AoU, Bioregional and Mark Latham AoU, Urban Splash
Jennifer Keesmaat AoU, CEO, The Keesmaat Group
Design for Living: Key learning points
Kevin Murray AoU, Director, Kevin Murray Associates