URBED are very pleased to have been appointed by MHCLG to support the production of a National Model Design Code template for the UK. The Code is intended to provide a process and toolkit from which Councils can develop local codes. These will reflect the history and unique character of their areas and be produced in consultation with residents.

Chelsea Bland (Y6: 2019-20) - Sailortown, Belfast

In 2018, Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) launched the "LULU Landscape and Urbanism" Atelier in partnership with URBED. The aim of the Atelier is to provide architecture students with a greater understanding of masterplanning and urban design by bringing together the academic rigour of the MSA and the experience of URBED as practitioners. Each week a member of the URBED team joins the regular MSA tutors.

We're working with Carbon Co-op in this BEIS funded project to develop local supply chains for whole house retrofit across Greater Manchester. This is one of six pilot projects in England. It aims to develop localised capacity to deliver retrofit works and inform future government policy and approaches.

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We're currently looking for a Part I or Part II architecture graduate for a temporary post this autumn. 

As restaurants, pubs, shops and schools slowly begin to reopen, we take a look back at David Rudlin's think piece on urbanism after lockd

In light of the recently published

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Grow your own Garden City. David Rudlin outlines the economic case for developing a city like Uxcester

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URBED have continued to build upon the success of the 2014 Wolfson Prize, with regular approaches for Garden Town design guidance.

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