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Broad Principles     

Detailed Principles     

Theory     

Economics     

Planning     

Sustainability     

Transport     

Landscape     

Town Centres     

High Streets     

The Suburbs     

Housing Design     

Density     

Conservation     

Lighting     

     

Broad Principles: click links below to open     

An Evening with Christopher Alexander     

Ian Bentley: Responsive Environments     

Kelvin Campbell: Smart Urbanism     

Majora Carter: Rethinking Environmentalism     

Hank Dittmar: Directed and undirected change     

George Ferguson: Urban design for our time     

Richard MacCormac: Density, typology, place     

Stephen Marshall: Theory as pseudo-science?     

Andy C Pratt: The creative cities movement     

Lucy Saunders: Health and Urban Design     

Karl Sharro: A fresh perspective on modernism     

Quintin Stevens: Freedom is messy     

Detailed Principles: click links below to open     

Rob Cowan: An introduction to urban design     

Daniel Hill: An urban design toolkit     

Jonny McKenna: Aspects of form     

David Prichard: A cool wall     

David Prichard: An introduction to urban design     

Peter Stewart: By Design     

Peter Stewart: The structure of places     

Peter Stewart: The impact of time     

Theory: click links below to open     

Abigail Batchelor: Imaging change     

Irena Bauman: Temporary urbanism     

Meredith Evans: Theory, practice, politics     

Terry Farrell: The place as client     

Graham Freer: Super urbanism     

Joseph Heathcott: Anthropology and urban design     

Kate Henderson: Re-imagining garden cities     

Bill Hillier: Space syntax, crime and design.     

Tristram Hunt: London, beauty and space     

Jaime Lerner: The city as a solution     

Richard Rogers: Beauty     

Richard Rogers: Barcelona     

Marion Roberts: Designing the night time city     

Marion Roberts: Evening and night time economy     

Economics: click links below to open     

Yoland Barnes: Quality, value, product, land, money     

Yoland Barnes: The Value of Urban Design. Market Trends     

Chris-Brown: The Value of Urban Design: A Developer's View     

Danny Dorling: Understanding and interrogating statistics of inequality     

Planning*: click links below to open     

Matthew Carmona: Design Coding     

Matthew Carmona: Spatial planning by design     

Terry Farrell: A proactive approach to planning     

Tim Hagyard: Collaboration in urban planning     

Geoffrey Holland: Design at appeal     

Michael Lowndes: Design at appeal     

Philip Singleton: City planning, Birmingham     

Colin Wilson: Spatial planning     

John Worthington: Collaborative urbanism     

*Planning policy and context may be superseded.     

Sustainability: click links below to open     

Kathryn Anderson: The ÉcoCité Project, France     

Andrew Beharrell: A zero carbon project     

Patrick Bellew: The genius of nature      

Bruce Calton / Luan Deda: Sustainability Appraisal for land development     

Majora Carter: Rethinking Environmentalism     

Paul Fraser: A master-planning carbon assessment tool     

Martin Kelly: The importance of trees in the urban landscape     

Nico Kienzl: Restoring Mies van der Rohe's S R Crown Hall     

Sanda Lenzholzer: Design and urban climate     

Jaime Lerner: A city as a solution, not a problem     

Ian Lyne: Floods and flood plain development     

Richard MacCormac: Sustainable Suburbia     

Emma Marchant: The genius of nature     

Paul Shaffer: Retrofitting cities to manage surface water     

Chris Sharpe: Liveability Indicators     

Rob Shaw: Climate Change Adaptation by Design     

Wendy Shillam: Eco town or Any town     

Sustainable Development: Renewable energy     

Sustainable Development: Delivery     

Sustainable Development: Code for Sustainable Homes     

Jack Warshaw: Excoriating the Eco     

     

     

     

Transport: click links below to open     

Kathryn Anderson: The Grand Paris Express new orbital railway     

David Birkbeck: Space to Park: A brief summary of research results     

Michel Deronzier: Shared Space, Chambery     

Ben Hamilton Baillie: Traffic and the public realm     

Phil Jones: Manual for Streets explained     

Phil Jones: Shared Space     

Yo Kaminagai: Transport interchange design in Paris     

Tim Pharoah: Transport interchange design     

Tim Pharoah: The evolution of traffic calming     

Emilie Pignon: The Grand Paris Express     

Paul Reynolds: Transport Interchanges     

Graham Smith: De Dijk, Rijswijk: Lessons in housing layout      

June Taylor: The Sintropher project: Beyond the acronym     

Landscape: click links below to open     

Bob Allies: London 2012 Olympics     

Duncan Ecob: Biophilia     

Liza Fior: Barking Town Square     

Fenella Griffin: Greening the City     

Andrew Harland: 2012 Olympic Park     

Ian Hingley: Greening the City: Streets and verges     

John Hopkins: London 2012 Olympics     

Tristram Hunt: London, Beauty, Space     

Tom Lonsdale: Landscape and Meaning     

Neil Mattinson: 2012 Olympic Park     

Zaha Hadid: Eleftheria Square, Nicosia     

Sheila Peace: Intergenerational use of Public Space     

Ken Worpole: The social value of public space      

Town Centres: click links below to open     

Anthony Benson: Market towns     

Roger Evans: An urban design manifesto for towns     

Roger Evans: Town centre design     

Catherine Hammant: Town centre public realm improvement     

Sam Griffiths: Suburban town centres     

James Gross: The new market town     

John Thorpe: Leeds' Renaissance     

High Streets: click links below to open     

Joanne Cave: Identity, place, performance     

Elizabeth Cox: Reimagine your high street     

Paul Harper: High street 2012     

Suburbs: click links below to open     

Andrew Armes: The suburbs     

Mike Biddulph: The use of residential streets     

Nicholas Falk: Design in suburbia     

Sam Griffiths: Suburban town centres     

Richard MacCormac: Density and sustainable suburbia     

Barry Shaw: Design guides and an exemplar programme     

Housing Design: click links below to open     

Peter Barber: Optimising land use     

Andy von Bradsky: Housing an ageing population     

Maria Brenton: Delivering senior cohousing     

Dominic Church: What is good design?     

Patrick Devlin: Cohousing in practice     

Eric Firley: The urban housing handbook     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Density: click links below to open     

Hayley Fitchett: Achieving optimum densities     

Richard MacCormac: Developing a density toolkit     

Richard MacCormac: Density, typology and place      

Dickon Robinson: The end of density     

Eric Watson: Exploring context     

Marcus Wilshere: The Risk Register and public consultation     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Conservation: click links below to open     

Joyce Bridges: Conservation and urban design     

Terry Farrell: Pro-active planning and conservation     

Didier Joseph-Francois: Conservation projects in France     

Lighting Cities: click links below to open     

Mark Ridler: Lighting Places for People     

Mark Ridler: Lighting up the Public Realm     

Masterplanning

Public Space

Shared Space

Children in Public Space

Design of Education Centres

Technology and Urban Experience

Coastal Development

Project Focus

China

Europe

Language and communication

Education and Employment

Development Process

Garden Cities

     Masterplanning: click links below to open

     Rob Cowan: Masterplanning

     Rob Cowan: Shopping and Masterplanning

     John Deffenbaugh: Masterplanning

     Eric Firley: The Urban Masterplanning Handbook

     Matthew Lally: Approaching a masterplan

     Matthew Lally: Masterplanning demystified

     Public Space: click links below to open

     Matthew Carmona: Capital Spaces

     City of London: St Pauls Environs

     DSDHA: Waterloo Square

     Liza Fior: Barking Town Square

     Gustafson Porter: Woolwich Squares

     Gillespies: St Giles Circus

     Gross Max: Windrush Square

     Landholt and Brown: Tottenham High Road

     Scape Design: King Street Public Square

     Studio Egret West Bromley North Village

     Shared Space: click links below to open

     Michel Deronzier: Shared space in Chambery

     Ben Hamilton-Baillie: Shared Space

     Hans Monderman: Theory and Projects

     Phil Jones: Manual for Streets

     Phil Jones: MfS Revisited

     Phil Jones: Shared Space

     Sarah Rubenstein: Exhibition Road

     Lindsey Whitelaw: Design and implementation

     

     Children in Public Space: click links below to open

     Jennette Emery-Wallis: Designing for play

     Tim Gill: Child friendly spaces

     Tim Gill: Rethinking play space

     Paige Johnson: New directions for children's play

     Peter Owens: Learning and teaching environments

     Design of Education Centres: click links below to open

     Christopher Alexander: The Eishin Campus

     Darshana Gothi Chauhan: University projects in India

     John Jenkins: Creating excellent secondary schools

     John Jenkins: Design of schools and pedagogy

     Elizabeth Pearson: Building Schools for the future

     Deborah Saunt: The design of schools

     Technology and Urban Experience: click links to open

     Anna Anastasiou. The impact of smart ICT on urban life

     Karl Baker: Smart cities. The collaborative economy

     Project Focus: click links below to open

     Charlie Baker and Jon Rowland: Bristol

     Jonathan Bore: Birmingham City Plan

     Burns and Nice: Leicester City Centre

     Kelvin Campbell: Birmingham urban design

     Peter Heath: Trafalgar Square London

     Joe Holyoak: Evolution of Birmingham

     Paul Karakusevic: Colville Estate East London

     Conor McKee: Blackpool

     Philip Singleton: City Planning. Birmingham

     John Thorpe: City and Region

     Jack Warshaw: Critique of an Eco Town

     Eric Watson: Stamford

     Marcus Wilshere: King's Cross London

     China: click links below to open

     Lise Bertelsen: Doing business in China

     Iris Cai: Business and culture in China

     Darryl Chen: The middle class in the Middle Kingdom

     Alastair Donald: China in flux

     Eugene Dreyer: Working in China

     Ed Parham: Space Syntax in China

     Barry Sellers: Urbanism in China

     Jaya Skandamoorthy: Breeam in China

     Isabella Yi Zhang: Learning from China

     Europe: click links below to open

     Szymon Piotr Nogalski: Urban design in Poland

     Daniela Patti: Central and Eastern Europe

     Levente Polyak: Central and Eastern Europe

     Aleksandra Stupar: Belgrade

     Coastal Development: click links below to open

     Chris Hall: Reinventing coastal towns

     Mike Hayes: Coastal regeneration

     Jody Slater and Phil Dunn: Marinas

     Language and Communication: click links to open

     Henk J M Bouwman: Language, history, greenspace

     Rob Cowan: Language and urban design

     Penelope Tollitt: The illusion of illustration

     Education and Employment: click links below to open

     Leo Hammond: Working in urban design

     Peter Kelly: Carving a role in city planning

     Sebastian Loew: Urban design education

     Katy Neaves: Employment in urban design

     Katja Stille: Urban design in practice

     Louise Thomas: Why is education desirable?

     Development Process: click links below to open

     Matt Lally: What makes a good Brief?

     Alex Ely: A guide for clients

     Alex Ely: RIBA work stages

     Matrix Partnership: Working as a team

     Andrew Drury: Project management

     Andrew Drury: Project management. Design quality

     Andrew Drury: Procurement

     Garden Cities: click links below to open

     Jim Coleman: Is there a business case?

     Kate Henderson: Garden Cities for the 21st century

     Dominic Papa: Past and present morphologies

     Colin Pullan: Are garden cities relevant today?

     Elli Thomas: Why is it a captivating concept?

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Working in Urban Design: Leo Hammond. Senior Design Advisor. Design Council/CABE.
Employment in Urban Design : Katy Neaves. Associate Director.Turley Associates
Urban Design in Practice :  Katja Stille. Associate. Tibbalds Planning and Design
Carving an urban design role in city planning: Peter Kelly. Forward Planning. London


   The city as a tangled bank:
   Urban design versus urban evolution.
Urban Design Group
   Sir Terry Farrell CBE, RIBA, FRSA, FCSD, MRTPI
   describes aspects of his vast portfolio of work and
   his role in the recent emergence of urban design;
   from time as a student, through early campaigning,
   to projects in the UK and China, the Thames Estuary
   Parklands, the Farrell Review and more.

   Urban design in Latin America:
   Politics, production, relevance and promotion.
Urban Design Group
   Dr Catalina Ortiz teaches on the Bartlett MSc
   Building and Urban Design in Development Course.
   She trained as an architect with a Masters in Urban
   and Regional Studies from the National University
   of Columbia and a PhD in Urban Planning and Policy
   from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

An Introduction to Urban Design:


   
    An Introduction to Urban Design:
    Principles of Urban Design.
David Prichard     David Prichard BSc DipArch RIBA FRSA is co-
    founder of Metropolitan Workshop, an architecture,
    urban design and planning practice. He is one of
    the UK's leading experts on the urban design,
    planning and architecture of housing. He chairs the
    national panel for the UK Civic Trust Awards.

   
    By Design explored
Peter Stewart     Peter Stewart MA (Cantab) Architecture, Dip Arch,
    RIBA, principal of Peter Stewart Consultancy,
    provides expert advice on architecture, urban
    design, planning and the historic environment. He
    is a member of Design Council CABE Enabling Panel,
    the Planning Advisory Panel, Design Review Panels
    and the Council of the RIBA.
   
    The Structure of Places
Peter Stewart Architect     Peter Stewart MA (Cantab) Architecture, Dip Arch,
    RIBA, principal of Peter Stewart Consultancy.

Previously on UrbanNous:


   Supurbia:  Transforming residential suburbs. Urban Design Group
   Dr Riette Oosthuizen is a Partner (Planning) with
   HTA Design, specialising in residential led mixed
   use regeneration. In May 2016, HTA Design won the
   Small Planning Consultancy of the Year at the RTPI
   (Royal Town Planning Institute) 2016 Awards for
   Planning Excellence.

   Governance, housing policy and the consequences.
   With particular reference to London.
Urban Design Group
   Ben Rogers is Director of Centre for London and
   an author with a particular focus on cities, policy,
   citizenship, social capital, public service reform, and
   the built environment.

   Improving the quality of new housing:
   New issues for affordable housing.
Urban Design Group
   Andy von Bradsky is former Chairman of PRP, Chair
   of the RIBA Housing Group, Board Member of the
   Housing Forum and recent chair of the Government
   appointed Challenge Panel for the Housing
   Standards Review that advised on UK standards
   for housing of all tenures.

   Improving the quality of new housing:
   Negotiating improvements in delivery and design.
Urban Design Group    Amy Burbidge is Design Action Manager at
   North Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit.

   From the agora to the polis:
   A better future for high streets and town centres.
Urban Design Group   
   Julian Dobson is a writer, editor, public speaker
   researcher and consultant. He is author of the
   recently published book 'How to Save our Town
   Centres', founding editor of New Start magazine,
   and formerly editor of Inside Housing. He leads
   the regeneration and placemaking think tank
   Urban Pollinators.

   Towns and cities: Function in form.
  
Urban Design Group   

   Julian Hart MRTPI is Director of Lancefield
   Consulting, a town planning, project and
   development management practice. Formerly with
   Urban Design London he is author of the recently
   published book on which the lecture is based.
  

   Designing the business model:
   Sharing land uplift and unlocking long term value.
Urban Design Group   
   Yolande Barnes is Director of the World Research
   Team at Savills. She is a Fellow of the Royal
   Geographical Society, a Director of Design for
   Homes, a founding member of the Society of
   Property Researchers and visiting Professor
   at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.


   Weather in the City:
   How design shapes the urban climate
Urban Design Group   
   Sanda Lenzholzer studied landscape architecture at
   Leibniz University Hannover, then Housing and
   Urbanism at the AA School, London. She has a PhD
   in Landscape Architecture from Wageningen
   University and is now Assistant Professor with
   particular interest in climate responsive design.


   Rethinking the design of streets and public space
  
Urban Design Group   
   Hans Monderman 1945-2008 redefines the meaning
   and purpose of traffic engineering in this rare,
   detailed exploration of ideas and projects.
  


   A city as a 'master developer':
   Democracy, advocacy, enablement.
Urban Design Group   
   Steve Bee, John Worthington, Peter Bishop,
   Peter Studdert, Henk Bouwman and Dick Gleeson
   provide separate insights from the UK and
   Europe.


   Urbanism: Improving quality and value
   The importance of product, land and money
Urban Design Group   
   Yolande Barnes is Director of the World Research
   Team at Savills. She is a Fellow of the Royal
   Geographical Society, a Director of Design for
   Homes, a founding member of the Society of
   Property Researchers and visiting Professor
   at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.


   Garden Cities Past and Present.
   Potential morphologies explored.
Urban Design Group   
   Dominic Papa is owner, co-founder and Director
   of S333 Architecture and Urbanism. He is a
   member of the RIBA Housing Group, a CABE
   national design review panel member, Chairman
   of the Islington Design Review Panel and
   Professor in Practice at the AA.


   Garden Cities: Is there a Business Case?
  
Urban Design Group   
   Jim Coleman MA MSc PhD is Head of Economics at
   BuroHappold Engineering, specialising in spatial
   economic development and urban regeneration, with
   experience in the uk and EU, China, Russia,
   the Middle East and Africa. He is visiting professor
   at the University of Westminster, and honorary
   senior research associate at the Bartlett UCL


   Health and Urban Design
  
Urban Design Group   
   Lucy Saunders is a Consultant in Public Health at
   the Greater London Authority and Transport for
   London, leading on transport issues. She has a
   masters degree in public health and and gained
   Fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health.
  

   Greening the city:
   Towards a landscape integration.
Urban Design Group   
   Fenella Griffin is a practicing landscape architect
   and partner at Untitled Practice, architects and
   and landscape architects. Current work focuses on
   the redevelopment of public space infrastructure
   from the large scale through to the detailed
   interface with buildings.

   Greening the city:
   Urban streets and verges.
Urban Design Group   
   Ian Hingley is a landscape architect, urban
   designer and Senior Associate with the
   interdisciplinary team, Urban Movement which
   specialises in research, planning, strategy and
   design for streets, spaces and transport
   infrastructure.

Previously on UrbanNous:



   Why are brownfields brown?
Rob Cowan Urbanist    The urbanist, writer, editor and cartoonist Rob Cowan
   reflects on the impact of varying fields of colour.

  Broad Principles   Children in Public Space   China   Coastal Development   Conservation
  Density   Detailed Principles   Development Process   Economics   Education and Employment
  Education Centres   Europe   Garden Cities   High Streets   Housing Design
  Landscape   Language   Latin America   Lighting   Masterplanning
  Planning   Project Focus   Public Space   Shared Space   The Suburbs
  Sustainability   Technology   Theory   Town Centres   Transport

   
   Responsive Environments:
   Aspects of the cultural context, preparation and
   impact of the book explored by one of the authors,
   Professor Ian Bentley
  
Responsive Environments    Ian Bentley is Emeritus Professor at the Joint
   Centre for Urban Design at Oxford Brookes
   University. He has a background in architecture
   and property development. In addition to
   Responsive Environments he authored Urban
   Transformations (1999) and, with Georgia Butina-
   Watson, Identity by Design (2007)
  

   Urban design for our time. George Ferguson    George Ferguson CBE, PPRIBA RWA was President
   of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 2003
   -2005, founder of Ferguson Mann Architects and the
   network Acanthus. He was elected Mayor of the City
   of Bristol UK in 2012



   Health and Urban Design
  
Urban Design Group   
   Lucy Saunders is a Consultant in Public Health at
   the Greater London Authority and Transport for
   London, leading on transport issues. She has a
   masters degree in public health and and gained
   Fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health.
  


   The Massive Small Compendium:
   Smart Urbanism in an upside down world.
Urban Design Group   
   Kelvin Campbell BArch RIBA MRTPI FRSA is Chairman
   and Founder of Smart Urbanism; Visiting Professor
   at the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
   UCL, and holder of a Built Environment Fellowship
   from the Royal Commission 1851, a grant awarding
   educational trust supporting innovation in science
   and technology.

    Innovative thinking in design for play:
    A Landscape Design Update on the North Park
    Hub play scheme for the Queen Elizabeth II Park,
    Stratford East London (formerly the Olympic Park).

Olympics Planning   
   Jennette Emery-Wallis is an award winning
   landscape architect and Principal at Land Use
   Consultants (LUC). Responsible for numerous
   Heritage Lottery Fund conservation projects,
   strategic masterplanning for World Heritage sites
   and the lead designer for the Princess of Wales
   play space in Kensington Gardens London.


    Open for Play: An introduction to the topic of
    playful spaces and child-friendly neighbourhoods.

Playground Design    Tim Gill is a writer, independent researcher and
   consultant with an interest in children's
   relationships with the people and places around
   them. His book, No Fear: Growing up in a risk
   averse society was published in 2007.

    Exploring Boundaries: New directions in the design
    of space for children's play.

Playground Equipment    Paige Johnson is a nanotechnology researcher at
   the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. With an MA
   in Garden History she also manages the popular
   blog 'playscapes', which successfully challenges
   design orthodoxies.

   New learning and teaching
   environments
Hank Dittmar    Peter Owens BSc MLD CMLI FRSA is founder and
   Managing Director of the award winning landscape
   and urban design practice Colour, with studios in
   London, Newcastle and the Middle East.


   
   Urbanism in China.   
UDG Urban Design Group    Barry Sellers has a background in architecture, town
   planning and urban design and is a member of the
   uk Urban Design Group Executive Committee. He has
   a particular interest in and detailed knowledge
   of urban design in China and East Asia.


   
   Doing Business in China.   
udg     Lise Bertelsen is a Business Adviser with the China-
   Britain Business Council, for London and the South
   East (uk) focusing on the environment, low carbon
   and water sectors. She has experience of both
   education and employment in China

   
   Business and Culture in China.   
Urban Design China   
   Iris Cai is founder and Director of Positive Speaking,
   providing language and cultural training for people
   doing business in China. In 2009 Iris received a
   Mu-Lan Achievement Award for her contribution
   toward China-uk cross-cultural understanding.
  


   
   Breeam in China.   
Breeam    Jaya Skandamoorthy trained as a civil engineer at
   Imperial College London. He is Director of Enterprise
   and Innovation at the Building Research
   Establishment (BRE), and is Manager of the BRE
   Innovation Park.   


   
   Working in China: Project experience from Hong Kong,
   Shenzhen, Nanjing, Shanghai and Beijing.   
Urban Design   
   Eugene Dreyer is founder and Director of ystudio, a
   masterplan and urban design consultancy based in
   London, working on projects in the uk, Europe, the
   Middle East and Africa. Specialising in urban mixed
   use projects, transport integrated design and
   environmental strategy, Eugene was a director at
   Farrells in London and Hong Kong for twelve years.
     

   
   Learning from China.   
urban design    Isabella Yi Zhang is cofounder of MY Architects.
   Educated at Tongji University of China and Sheffield
   University uk, she has worked with MJP, Llewelyn
   Davies and the East China Architectural Design
   Institute. She specialises in urban design and
   mixed use, low rise, high density housing.


   
   China: The middle class in the middle kingdom.   
urban design    Darryl Chen leads urban design and research at
   the award winning multi-disciplinary architecture
   practice, Hawkins\Brown. His work questions current
   orthodoxies in order to explore the underrated and
   unexpected as source material for an enhanced
   urban practice


   
   China in Flux.   
urbanism   
   Alastair Donald is Project Director for the British
   Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014;
   Associate Director of the Future Cities Project
   and Convenor for the Critical Subjects Summer
   School 2014.
  


   
   Urbanising rapid growth: Space Syntax in China.   
Space Syntax    Ed Parham is an architect and Associate Director
   with Space Syntax with particular emphasis on
   projects in the Middle East and China; the
   overall objective being the reconciliation of rapid
   urban growth with economically, socially and
   environmentally enduring development.

   Marina and Waterside Development
   An Urban Design and Engineering Perspective
Urban Design Group    Jody Slater, an urban designer and planner is
   owner of Spindrift, a marine masterplanning and
   development consultancy.
   Phil Dunn, a civil and marine engineer is Senior
   Project Manager with the specialist consultancy
   Marina Projects.

   A constructive approach to conservation

Joyce Bridges    Joyce Bridges CBE is a planning and urban policy
   adviser and a member of the London Mayor's
   Design Advisory Group.


   Energy consumption: Sensitively restoring
   Mies van der Rohe's S R Crown Hall

  
Urban Design Group    Paul Stoller is a Director at Atelier Ten and Senior
   Lecturer at the School of Architecture, University
   of Technology, Sydney Australia. Nico Kienzl is a
   Director at Atelier Ten and Visiting Lecturer at the
   Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and
   Preservation, Columbia University.

   Density, typology and place. From Le Corbusier to
   Lewis Carroll. From an object to a place. Global and
   local transactions, variety, congruity and democracy.
 
     
   Sir Richard MacCormac 1938-2014 CBE MA PPRIBA
   FRSA RA, chairman of MJP Architects, initially
   established in 1972. The lecture spans 40 years
   experience in teaching, research and practice
   featuring a succession of award winning projects.

   Aspects of urban form explored
Jonny McKenna Urban Design    Jonny McKenna BSc BArch MA Urban Design RIBA
   is an Associate with Metropolitan Workshop, with
   particular interest in masterplanning, housing,
   regeneration and the public realm. He is a member
   of a local government Design Review Panel and an
   RIBA client adviser.

   Preparing a Brief
Matt Lally Urban Design    Matt Lally is Associate Principal at Arup,
   Integrated Design and Planning, Sydney Australia.
   He is a visiting tutor in Urban Design at the
   Bartlett UCL, the University of Technology
   Sydney and Belgrade University.


   Designing the business model:
   Sharing land uplift and unlocking long term value.
Urban Design Group   
   Yolande Barnes is Director of the World Research
   Team at Savills. She is a Fellow of the Royal
   Geographical Society, a Director of Design for
   Homes, a founding member of the Society of
   Property Researchers and visiting Professor
   at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.


   Urbanism: Improving quality and value
   The importance of product, land and money
Urban Design Group   
   Yolande Barnes is Director of the World Research
   Team at Savills. She is a Fellow of the Royal
   Geographical Society, a Director of Design for
   Homes, a founding member of the Society of
   Property Researchers and visiting Professor
   at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.

   The Value of Urban Design: Market Trends.
   A migration from derivatives to direct investment,
   from equities to commodities, from capital growth to
   income and from office to residential development.

Savills    Yolande Barnes is responsible for the Residential
   Research team at Savills, having pioneered
   research in the residential sector and Placemaking,
   latterly comparing global cities.

   Understanding and interrogating statistics of inequality Danny Dorling    Danny Dorling is Halford Mackinder Professor
   of Geography at the University of Oxford.
   Quantitative research is unwrapped and given
   novel visual expression.


   The Value of Urban Design: A Developer's View.
   Markets and 'externalities'. The importance of non
   financial values.
igloo    Chris Brown is Chief Executive of igloo Regeneration
   Development Team, Director of Isis Waterside
   Regeneration and Blueprint, an igloo public/private
   partnership with the HCA.   


   Urban design education Sebastian Loew    Sebastian Loew is a town planning and urban
   design consultant and former lecturer with the
   University of Westminster. He has extensive
   experience of urban design education and practice
   in a European and international context.

   Unresponsive Environments:
   Why is urban design education desirable?
Louise Thomas    Louise Thomas is an architect specialising in
   urban design. She is editor of Urban Design
   Quarterly, Director ofr TDRC, Governor at
   Oxford Brookes University and Visiting
   Lecturer at the University of Westminster
  


   Designing Schools
Deborah Saunt DSDHA    Deborah Saunt is an architect and co-founder of
   the multi-disciplinary practice DSDHA


   
    An evening with Christopher Alexander.
  
Prof Christopher Alexander    The processes underlying the implementation of the
   Eishin campus, Japan, contrasted with the current,
   dominant approach toward development and the
   potentially corrosive consequences of the latter.

   Temporary Use as a Tool for urban regeneration:
   A perspective from Central and Eastern Europe
Urban Design Group    Daniela Patti is an architect, planner and PhD
   researcher at the Vienna University of Technology.
   She is a Board Member of the Wonderland platform
   for European Architecture and researcher at CEIT
   the Central European Institute of Technology.

   Belgrade: Shifting identities of the capital.
  
Urban Design Group    Dr Aleksandra Stupar is associate professor at the
   Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade.
   She is the winner of the Gerd Albers Award 2008
   from ISOCARP, the International Society of City
   and Regional Planners, for the best published
   article on urbanism.

   
   The new centre of Lodz: Urban design in Poland.
Urban Design Group   
   Szymon Piotr Nogalski is an architect-planner who
   studied at the University of Lodz, the Oslo School
   of Architecture and Design and the Faculty of
   Engineering at Lund University. In practice he has
   specialised in infrastructure, new models for retail
   and critical reflections on urban design processes.

   
   Urban Design Practice. An International Review.
   A case study from Riedberg, Frankfurt am Main.

  
Urban Design in Germany    Katja Stille is an Associate at Tibbalds Planning and
   Urban Design. In the past she has undertaken
   research comparing the German and English
   planning systems to inform a UK government study
   into the use and practicality of design codes. At
   Tibbalds she is involved in a range of projects
   including masterplanning and design guidance.


   Garden Cities Past and Present.
   Potential morphologies explored.
Urban Design Group   
   Dominic Papa is owner, co-founder and Director
   of S333 Architecture and Urbanism. He is a
   member of the RIBA Housing Group, a CABE
   national design review panel member, Chairman
   of the Islington Design Review Panel and
   Professor in Practice at the AA.

   Garden Cities:
   Why do they remain a captivating concept?
   Are they relevant to the 21st Century
   Urban Design Group Journal Summary Findings.
Urban Design Group   
   Elli Thomas is a researcher at the Centre for Cities
   working on smart cities, housing, planning and skills.
   She has a background in both history and urban
   design, with experience in research and analysis,
   design, community engagement, events and
   management.

   Garden Cities:
   Why do they remain a captivating concept?
   Are they relevant to the 21st Century?
Urban Design Group   
   Colin Pullan is Urban Design Director at NLP,
   Nathaniel Litchfield and Partners, London.
   Extensive experience in regeneration, master-
   planning, strategy and appraisal, development
   briefing, community engagement, design coding
   and the presentation of expert evidence at
   public inquiries.

    Re-imagining Garden Cities for the 21st Century.
tcpa    Kate Henderson is Chief Executive of the Town and
   Country Planning Association, a campaigning
   charity that puts social justice and the
   environment at the heart of the debate about
   planning policy, housing and climate change.

   From the agora to the polis:
   A better future for high streets and town centres.
Urban Design Group   
   Julian Dobson is a writer, editor, public speaker
   researcher and consultant. He is author of the
   recently published book 'How to Save our Town
   Centres', founding editor of New Start magazine,
   and formerly editor of Inside Housing. He leads
   the regeneration and placemaking think tank
   Urban Pollinators.

   High Streets: Identity, place and performance joanne cave   
   Joanne Cave is a Town Planner and Partner (urban
   design) at David Lock Associates, specialising in
   mixed use development briefing and design guidance
  


Reimagine your high street: Escaping from cloned towns Elizabeth Cox nef   
   Elizabeth Cox is Head of Connected Economies at
   the New economics Foundation (nef), a registered
   charity and independent research group or 'think
   tank'. 
  



   Improving the Quality of Housing Design
  
Urban Design Group   
   John Punter has recently retired as Professor of
   Urban Design at Cardiff University. He continues to
   be involved with the MA Urban Design programme,
   and with design review and monitoring for the
   Design Commission for Wales.

   
   High or low rise housing: An advocate for low rise
   terrace morphology sets out a case.
Urban Design Group   
   Formerly a political advisor and strategy consultant
   with McKinsey and Co then director at the Lloyds
   Banking Group, Nicholas Boys Smith is a Consultant
   Director of the think tank Reform, a Board Member
   of the Swan Foundation and founding director of
   the social enterprise Create Streets.

   
   De Dijk, Rijswijk: Lessons in housing layout  
Responsive Environments   
   Graham Smith, formerly Principal Lecturer at the
   Joint Centre for Urban Design at Oxford Brookes
   and co-author of Responsive Environments, offers
   observations on this project in the Netherlands,
   in particular the integration of vehicles.
  

   Greening the city:
   Towards a landscape integration.
Urban Design Group   
   Fenella Griffin is a practicing landscape architect
   and partner at Untitled Practice, architects and
   and landscape architects. Current work focuses on
   the redevelopment of public space infrastructure
   from the large scale through to the detailed
   interface with buildings.

   Greening the city:
   Urban streets and verges.
Urban Design Group   
   Ian Hingley is a landscape architect, urban
   designer and Senior Associate with the
   interdisciplinary team, Urban Movement which
   specialises in research, planning, strategy and
   design for streets, spaces and transport
   infrastructure.

   
   The importance of trees in the urban landscape
  
udg   
   Martin Kelly is Land Planning Director at Capita
   Symonds. He is founder and chair of the Trees
   and Design Action Group (TDAG), a qualified
   Urban Designer and Landscape Architect and
   a Fellow of the Institute of Highways and
   Transportation.

   Competition winning design
   for Eleftheria Square. Nicosia. Cyprus
Quintin Stevens    Christos Passas studied architecture at the Pratt
   Institute New York and the Architectural Association
   London. He is an Associate Director at Zaha Hadid
   Architects. He teaches Parametric Design and
   Urbanism at the AA London and is Guest DAAD
   Professor at the Institute of Architecture, Bauhaus
   Dessau.


   Meaning in the Landscape
Tom Lonsdale    Tom Lonsdale former manager, now Associate
   Consultant at Camlin Lonsdale landscape and
   urban design. He is a Design Council/CABE Built
   Environment Expert.

   Language, History and Greenspace
Philip Singleton    Henk J M Bouwman MSc Architecture and Urbanism,
   is a Director at the Academy of Urbanism, owner of
   Urban-imPulse and Secretary General at the
   Network of European Metropolitan Regions and
   Areas (METREX).


   Urban design in Latin America:
   Politics, production, relevance and promotion.
Urban Design Group
   Dr Catalina Ortiz teaches on the Bartlett MSc
   Building and Urban Design in Development Course.
   She trained as an architect with a Masters in Urban
   and Regional Studies from the National University
   of Columbia and a PhD in Urban Planning and Policy
   from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

   Lighting up the Public Realm for People
Mark Ridler. bdp lighting    Mark Ridler studied engineering at Trinity Hall
   Cambridge. He is Lighting Director at BDP and
   Vice President of the Institute of Lighting
   Professionals


   
   The Urban Masterplanning Handbook
  
urban masterplanning   
  
   Eric Firley, co-author of the companion Urban
   Towers and Urban Housing Handbooks is an architect
   and urban designer. Currently Assistant Professor at
   the University of Miami School of Architecture.   
     

   
   Rebooting the Masterplan.
   A joint UDG / Urbanista Lecture
Urban Design Group   
   David West is a founding partner of Studio Egret
   West Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape
   SEW believe in and practice city planning that
   is proactive and an architecture of context.

   
   Design coding: diffusion of practice in England
  
UCL Design Coding   
   Matthew Carmona is Professor of Planning and
   Urban Design at the Bartlett School of Planning,
   UCL. His research has focused on the policy
   context for improving the quality of the built and
   natural environments.
  
  

   
   The Colville Estate Hackney. A UDG / Urbanista
   'Rebooting the Masterplan' series lecture.
Urban Design Group   
   Paul Karakusevic established the award winning
   Karakusevic Carson Architects in 2004. The
   practice specialises in urban design, public
   buildings, public spaces and affordable housing.

    New Deal for Communities London EC1
    The transformation of a wide array of public spaces

Public Space    Liz Kessler is an urban design consultant and
   former Public Space Coordinator for this award
   winning project comprising more than forty five
   environmental improvement projects.


   Capital Spaces: The complex evolving spaces of a
   global city, London. An evidence based challenge to
   some received wisdom.
Matthew-Carmona-UCL    Matthew Carmona is a Professor of Planning and
   Urban Design at the Bartlett, UCL. He is on the
   editorial board of Urban Design Quarterly,
   European Associate Editor for the Journal of Urban
   Design, editor of Design in the Built Environment
   book series and a Design Council CABE Built
   Environment Expert.



   Rethinking the design of streets and public space
  
Urban Design Group   
   Hans Monderman 1945-2008 redefines the meaning
   and purpose of traffic engineering in this rare,
   detailed exploration of ideas and projects.
  

   Revisiting the Manual for Streets:
   Creating places and spaces that meet aesthetic,
   social and functional aims
Urban Design Group    Phil Jones is Managing Director of transport
   planning consultants Phil Jones Associates.
   Specialising in planning and design of infrastructure,
   traffic analysis, transport planning and highway
   design, with an emphasis on the merger of these
   interests with urban design objectives.

   The evolution and impact of measures to produce
   traffic calming, particularly via design, and prospects
   for the future, from a city wide to local, intimate scale

Tim Pharoah MSc MRTPI    Tim Pharoah MSc, MRTPI, MCILT, MCIHT, is a
   freelance transport and town planning consultant,
   having had a seminal role in policy and design
   development and practice.

   What is shared space?

Phil Jones    Phil Jones BSc, CEng MICE MCIHT FIHIE of Phil
   Jones Associates, specialising in transport
   planning, infrastructure, design and analysis
   in the context of urban design. An expert on
   Home Zones, member of the Manual for Streets
   (1/2) team. He is on the CABE Space Enabling
   Panel and CIHT Urban Design Group.


   Shared Space. The experience in Chambery, France

Phil Jones    Michel Deronzier

   Mixed Streets: The evolution of suburban town
   centres - questioning the narrative of historical
   decline.   Introduced by Matthew Carmona.
Bartlett    Dr Sam Griffiths is Lecturer in Urban Morphology
   and Spatial Theory at the Bartlett School of
   Graduate Studies, UCL and Course Director MSc
   Advanced Architectural Studies. His research has
   focused on the evolving relationship between
   urban form and social activity.   
  


   Weather in the City:
   How design shapes the urban climate
Urban Design Group   
   Sanda Lenzholzer studied landscape architecture at
   Leibniz University Hannover, then Housing and
   Urbanism at the AA School, London. She has a PhD
   in Landscape Architecture from Wageningen
   University and is now Assistant Professor with
   particular interest in climate responsive design.

   Rethinking Environmentalism

Majora Carter    Majora Carter studied at Wesleyan and New York
   Universities. She is an inspirational public speaker
   and practitioner with an Honorary MLA, PhD and
   Honorary Doctorate of Humane letters. She has
   earned numerous awards from A Better Earth Award,
   a Rosa Parks Award, a Peabody Award and
   MacArthur Genius Fellowship.

   A city as a solution, not a problem

Majora Carter    Jaime Lerner is an architect and urban planner.
   Former president of the International Union of
   Architects, three term Mayor of Curitiba, Brazil,
   two term governor of Parana State; winner of
   UN and UNICEF awards and an OECD International
   Transport Forum Award.
    Biophilia Explained
Duncan Ecob Urban Design    Duncan Ecob is Head of Urban Design and
   Masterplanning at Devereux Architects, with a focus
   on regeneration, masterplanning and timely design
   intervention in both uk and overseas projects.

   Atelier Ten: The Genius of Nature from the
   Earth Centre to Federation Sq Melbourne
Patrick Bellew and Emma Marchant    Patrick Bellew FREng, HonFRIBA, FRSA, Ceng, FEI,
   FCIBSE, MASHRAE, is Principal and a founding Director
   of Atelier Ten London. Emma Marchant is currently
   Sustainable Design Principal with Lendlease, Sydney,
   Australia. Formerly an Associate with Atelier Ten,
   San Francisco Bay Area

   
   Smart Cities, the Collaborative Economy
  
Green Cities   
  
   Karl Baker is currently a researcher at LSE Cities
   focusing on city based low carbon policies as part
   of the Economics of Green Cities Project. Formerly
   a policy advisor at New Zealand's Ministry of
   Transport.
  
  

   The impact of smart ICT on urban life
  
smart ict    
   Anna Anastasiou is an architect and urban designer
   at Dar Al-Handasah. Anna specialises in master-
   planning and urban design, developing integrated
   design Solutions through collaboration with other
   disciplines, whilst researching design approaches
   corresponding to today s lifestyles and needs.


   
   Intelligent Cities: Urban Design in the Information Age
  
cities   
  
   Paul Reynolds is a Chartered Landscape Architect
   and Urban Designer and Principal, Regeneration
   and Public Realm with Atkins.
  
  

   
   Responsive Environments:
   Aspects of the cultural context, preparation and
   impact of the book explored by one of the authors,
   Professor Ian Bentley
  
Responsive Environments    Ian Bentley is Emeritus Professor at the Joint
   Centre for Urban Design at Oxford Brookes
   University. He has a background in architecture
   and property development. In addition to
   Responsive Environments he authored Urban
   Transformations (1999) and, with Georgia Butina-
   Watson, Identity by Design (2007)
  

   The Value of Urban Design: Theory, Practice, Politics. urban design theory    Meredith Evans manages a planning and urban
   design consultancy having formerly been Corporate
   Director in local government.


   
    An evening with Christopher Alexander.
  
Prof Christopher Alexander    Prof Alexander is a renowned theoretician and
   practitioner of architecture. Works Include:  Notes
   on the Synthesis of Form, A City is not a Tree, A
   Pattern Language, The Timeless Way of Building and
   A New Theory of Urban Design.

  
   Directed and undirected urban change
Hank Dittmar    The urbanist Hank Dittmar remains a Special Advisor
   to the Prince's Foundation where he was Chief
   Executive until 2013. He now manages his own
   consultancy, advising governments and communities
   world wide


   The Creative Cities Movement:
   A Critical Perspective
   Dr Andy C Pratt BSc PhD is Professor of Cultural
   Economy at City University London. He is an
   internationally acclaimed expert on the cultural
   industries having published over 100 books,
   chapters and articles.



   Urban Design: Beyond Pseudo-Science?
  
Urban Design Group    Stephen Marshall is an academic at the Bartlett
   School of Planning, University College London.
   His research interests include urban design
   theory and links between urban design, urban
   morphology, street design and planning.

   
   An Urban Design Manifesto for the Making of Towns
udg    Roger Evans is an architect, urban planner, urban
   designer and Director of the practice, studio REAL.
   Responsible for major urban design studies for a
   wide range of towns and cities in the uk, Europe
   and the Middle East and the research and writing
   of the recent Urban Design Compendium 2 (UDC 2)
   for the Homes and Communities Agency.

   
   Public Realm Improvements in Town Centres:
   A wide range of project exemplars analysed
Urban Design   
   Catherine Hammant BSc MPhil is a Chartered
   Surveyor with experience in commercial property
   valuation, community regeneration and public realm
   design. She combines consultancy work (Vital Towns
   consulting) with studying for a PhD at the University
   of Westminster and is a board member of Towns
   Alive.

   
   Market Towns: Opportunity site assessments
  
Urbanism   
   Anthony Benson is a planner, urban designer and
   Director with Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners.
   Specialising in the production of planning and design
   frameworks for town centres and Action Area Plans,
   he has led consultancy teams on strategies for
   Rochford, Lewisham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Blackburn
   and towns in Flintshire.

   
   Models for Growth: The new Market Town
Urban Design Group    Shortlisted 2014 Wolfson Economics Finalist James
   Gross is an urban designer and Masterplanning
   Director at Barton Willmore. His work focuses on
   understanding 'trusted' forms of development, in
   particular neighbourhoods, villages and market
   towns and how these can be repeated to form
   modules of growth for new settlements.

   The design of the public realm with a focus on the
   origins and consequence of vehicle traffic and
   pedestrian segregation.
Ben Hamilton-Baillie    Ben Hamilton-Baillie M.Arch (Cambridge), Loeb
   Fellowship Urban Design (Harvard) now specialises in
   street design and vehicle and pedestrian movement.
   He serves on various Design Review Panels, is a Built
   Environment Expert for Design Council CABE and
   teaches at Bath and West of England Universities.


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