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Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, and everyone is looking forward to some downtime and a chance to reflect on 2023. To mark the end of the year, the UDF is hosting an event in each of our three
The former State of Australian Cities Conference – now known as the State of Australasian Cities or SOAC – is being held in Aotearoa New Zealand for the first time next week, with more than 400 delegates set to arrive for the event
This week (30 November – 2 December) the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics has been hosting an international conference themed as “Re-imagining the City: Legacies, Challenges, Possibilities”. Areas of interest posed when this under-publicised event was being planned
UDF AGM Guest Speaker COMMUNITY BASED PARTICIPATORY DESIGN: LEARNING FROM DENMARK UDF is excited to introduce Anne Margrethe Wagner, tenure-track assistant professor at the Section of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Design at the University of Copenhagen, as our guest speaker
Paved Paradise by Henry Grabar (Penguin, 2023) Reviewed by: George Weeks “No city of any size could have permitted everyone to come by car and retained a vibrant downtown” Henry Grabar, (p. 77) Paved Paradise (2023). To the uninitiated, a book on car
Urban Design Forum (UDF) celebrates its 21st anniversary this year. It was initially formed by a small group of built environment professionals keen to exchange ideas and strive for better quality in our urban environments. In 2003 UDF organised the first