Major annual events

Congress 

Congress takes place every spring and provides a space to exchange ideas and hear leading-edge thinking from urbanists around the globe while learning with and from the host city. Click here to find out more.

The Urbanism Awards

The Urbanism Awards are the Academy‚Äôs primary platform for recognising the best, most enduring or most improved urban environments. Click here to find out more.

Upcoming events at the Academy

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The Urbanism Hour: Evolution of Place with Integrity

A virtual lunch hour asking how we can encourage the evolution of place with integrity?
31 Mar 2023 1:00pm

Sensing Place

What do our landscapes tell us about how we understand places and communities?
13 Apr 2023 6:00pm

Shortlisting: Neighbourhoods, Streets, Places

Join the Urbanism Awards shortlisting session for the Great Neighbourhood, Street, and Place 2023
19 Apr 2023 1:00pm
Members only

Shortlisting: Towns and Cities

Join the Urbanism Awards shortlisting session for the European City of the Year and Great Town 2023
20 Apr 2023 1:00pm
Members only

The Urbanism Hour: Planning Culturally for Sustainable Places

A virtual lunch hour looking at the transformation of cultural institutions into civic spaces, with case study Zorrotzaure, Bilbao
21 Apr 2023 1:00pm

Galway: Reimagining the Irish City

Creating a Sustainability Charter for the future of Galway, Ireland
26 Apr 2023 9:00am

The Urbanism Hour: Healthy Neighbourhoods, Healthy Urbanism

A virtual lunch hour looking at healthy urbanism and the Wembley Park development
26 May 2023 1:00pm

Congress 2023

Cambridge: Designing for the Future
21 Jun 2023 1:00pm

The Urbanism Awards - Assessment Visits

Join in this year's Urbanism Awards assessment visits across the UK and Europe
1 Jul 2023 10:00am
Members only

The Urbanism Hour: Considerate Urbanism

A virtual lunch hour looking at the topic of considerate urbanism.
20 Oct 2023 1:00pm

The Urbanism Awards Ceremony

Save the date for Learning from Europe and the Urbanism Awards Ceremony 2023!
8 Nov 2023 3:00pm
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