The Future of Urbanism Workshops

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This year’s Congress will feature six workshops exploring subjects related to The Future of Urbanism. All workshops will run concurrently on the Friday 10th June at 14:00.

The six workshop themes are:

1. Solving the housing crises: New Thinking – New Solutions
Chaired by Jim Coleman, Head of Economics and Business Planning, BuroHappold Engineering, with:
Chris Buckle, Associate Director, Residential Research and Consultancy, Savills;
James Gross, Masterplanning Director, Barton Willmore;
Joe Sarling, Associate Director, Nathaniel Lichfield;
Barney Stringer, Director, Quod;
Janet Sutherland AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism.

2. Designing for active travel
Chaired by Henk Bouwman AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism, with:
Robin Buckle AoU, Head of Urban Design, Transport for London;
George Weeks, Urban Designer, Transport for London.

3. The Digitized City
Chaired by TBC, with:
Julie Alexander, Director of Urban Development, Infrastructure & Cities, Siemens;
Charles Landry, City Innovater, Charles Landry.

4. Healthy People, Healthy Places, Healthy Planet
Chaired by Prof. Brian Evans AoU, with:
Søren Hansen, Project Director, Ramboll;
Simon Price, Deputy Managing Director, Ramboll Environ UK;
Dr. Anthony Riddle, Associate Director, Ramboll;
Henrik Seiding, Executive Director, Ramboll Management Consulting.

5. Urban democracy
Chaired by Biljana Savic AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism, with:
Sophia de Sousa AoU, The Glass-House Community Led Design;
Jane Jose, CEO, Sydney Community Foundation & Sydney Women’s Fund;
Joel Mills, Senior Director, Communities by Design, American Institute of Architects;
Erin Simmons, Director of Design Assistance, Centre for Communities by Design

6. Towards the Urban Manifesto 2026
Chaired by David Rudlin AoU, with:
Victoria Pinoncely, Research Officer, The Royal Town Planning Institute
 

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