This practical session will investigate the options and outcomes of hard landscaping. Speakers will discuss the best materials to use, how they should be constructed and maintained, and the costs involved.
- Is there a ‘London Palette’ of Paving Materials? – Chris Schulte, Publica
- Street Clutter: Minimizing the Impact of Street Furniture and Signage in our Congested Streets – George Wright, City of London
- Paving and Water Features: A SuDS Perspective – Kevin Barton, Robert Bray Associates
- An Introduction BS 7533: the Design of Pavements Surfaced with Modular Paving Units – Michael Heap, CED Ltd
Explaining how the money side of scheme delivery works.
Focusing on the most effective design solutions for homes and residential neighbourhoods.
Planning & Tall Buildings
A practical session to plan for, and assess, tall building proposals.
- ‘High-Rise Buildings: Energy & Density’ Research Findings – Philip Steadman, UCL
- The Practicalities of Assessing Tall Buildings – Chris Twinn, Twinn Sustainability Innovation
The Future for Central London: Buildings and activities
This session will consider the trends on how land uses are changing in Central London and what this means for the building stock, new development and the character of place. We will explore what the pressures are, what they mean for Londoners, its visitors and its workforce and how best to manage this change.
- Placemaking in the West End – Dan Johnson, The New West End Company
- Placemaking in Camden – Simon Pitkeathley, Camden Town Unlimited
Urban Motorcycle Design Handbook
A practical training session run by Local Transport Projects on the recently published ‘Urban Motorcycle Design Handbook’. They will highlight how road and traffic conditions affect motorcyclists and how risks can be reduced and hazards minimised for this vulnerable road user group.
22.02.2018 (Full Day)
This hands on session run by John Dales and Brian Deegan from Urban Movement will look at the pros, cons and practicalities of different junction configurations and controls.
The Principles of Good Design: Design processes and how to use these in your work
Covering the basics of what makes for a well designed scheme and how this can be derived.
- Good Growth by Design
- Ensuring Quality through Planning
- Securing Quality through Design Review