Date: 23 September 2015 - 23 September 2015, 9:30 - 4:10

Location: The Racquet Club, Liverpool

Email: beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk

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RTPI North West: Urban Design

Date: 23 September 2015 - 23 September 2015, 9:30 - 4:10

Location: The Racquet Club, Liverpool

Email: beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk

With housing growth demands at the forefront of plan-making, planning officers are increasingly under pressure to make decisions regarding the design of new homes in challenging circumstances. How can officers be best equipped to tackle the issues arising? The day will explore the current agenda and issues, examining what tools are available to enable and inform decision making about urban design.

  • Allowing Communities to Make Their Places Kate Stewart, We Make Places
  • The challenges of design and accommodating housing growth; the Liverpool experience Liverpool City Council
  • The growth agenda and design quality; the housebuilders view Faye Whiteoak, Development Director Redrow
  • Instilling design quality from concept to delivery Colin James, Urban and Landscape Design Director, WYG
  • Building for Life: lessons learnt Phil Smith, Urban Designer, Bolsover & Chesterfield Councils
  • Design Workshops Andrew Clarke, Studio Director, IBI Group

Chairman: Lindsay Whitley, Principal Urban Designer, WYG

Programme

09.30 am Registration & refreshments

10.00 am Welcome and Introduction by the Chair Lindsay Whitley, Principal Urban Designer, WYG

10.05 am Allowing Communities to Make Their Places Kate Stewart, We Make Places

10.30 am The challenges of design and accommodating housing growth: the Liverpool experience Liverpool City Council Urban Design Team

10.55 am Coffee break

11.10 am The Growth Agenda and Design Quality: The housebuilder’s view Faye Whiteoak, Development Director, Redrow

11.35 am Instilling Design Quality from Concept to Delivery Colin James, Urban and Landscape Design Director, WYG

12.00 pm Q&A

12.20 pm Lunch

1.20 pm Building for Life: Lessons learnt Phil Smith, Urban Designer, Bolsover & Chesterfield Councils

1.50 pm Design Workshop Part 1: Introduction Andrew Clarke, Studio Director, IBI Group

2.10 pm Design Workshop Site Visit

2.55 pm Tea Break

3.10 pm Design Workshop Part 2: Applying design tools

4.00 pm Closing remarks

4.10 pm Close

You can now book online here.

Prices

RTPI members – £95 +VAT (£114.00)

Non-RTPI members – £100 +VAT (£120.00)

Retired RTPI members – £47.50 +VAT (£57.00)

Limited subsidised places are available for unwaged members and students on full time RTPI accredited courses – £30.00 +VAT (£36.00)

Cancellations received less than 5 working days prior to the event will be subject to a £35 charge. No refund will be given for non-attendance but substitutions are acceptable at any time.

Contact: Bev Watson | 0161 604 7799 | beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk

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