RTPI Urban Design: Is what you see what you get?

Organiser: Beverley Watson
Location: Pinsent Masons, Manchester
Phone: 0161 604 7799

Planning officers are increasingly under pressure to make decisions regarding design, set within with challenging arguments regarding costs and economic growth. From concept to reality what makes good design, how does the detail affect the outcome, and what is the value of good design? The day will explore these issues and examine what tools are available to enable and inform decision making about urban design.

  • The economic value of urban design – Andrew Clarke, IBI Group
  • Making informed design decisions – Jaimie Ferguson, Turley
  • The value of a pro-active approach to design: The Sheffield experience – Rob Thompson, Sheffield City Council
  • The challenges of achieving good design: The architect's perspective – Marcel Ridyard, AFL Architects
  • Applying the tools to secure good design – Jo Samuels, BPUD
  • Spinningfields Walking Tour – Pat Bartoli, Manchester City Council

Chairman – Lindsay Whitley – IBI Group

Booking your place

To book, email, indicating payment method preferred.

  • 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 must be received at least 7 days before the event or may be subject to a £20 cancellation fee. No refund will be given for non-attendance but substitutions are acceptable at any time.

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