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Nick Falk – Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods


Tuesday 26 June 2012


5.30pm -7pm


MADE, 7 Newhall Square, Birmingham B3 1RU (directions)



The event itself

Nicholas Falk, of Urbed has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers at this year’s urban design summer school. Join the summer school delegates to hear Nick talk about the work he has been undertaking with Michael Carley for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on ‘sustainable urban neighbourhoods’. The research looks at 13 new communities in England to examine what does and doesn’t work in building new communities and shows how to build more homes, better neighbourhoods and stronger communities.

Dr Nicholas Falk, BA MBA Hon FRIBA is the founder director of URBED (Urban and Economic Development) and is an economist, urbanist and strategic planner, with over 30 years of experience in helping towns and cities plan and deliver urban regeneration and sustainable growth. He is currently advising on an urban extension to Oxford, and previously produced the Cambridgeshire Quality Charter for Growth.

He is co-author of a range of publications including Building the 21st century home with David Rudlin (Architectural Press 2009) and Regeneration in European Cities: making connections (JRF 2008), and has undertaken pioneering research into lessons from European experience in building new communities and developing ‘smarter cities’. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England.

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