The Urbanism Awards

Our flagship programme of learning from and celebrating great places across the UK and Europe

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Our flagship conference that aims to understand what a host city can both teach and learn about successful urbanism

Upcoming events at the Academy


Assessment visit: Church Street, Stoke Newington

Finalist assessment visit to Church Street for the 2024 Great Street award
24 Jul 2024 2:00pm
Members only

Members' Summer Party

Join the AoU and your fellow urbanists for some rooftop drinks in the heart of Farringdon
24 Jul 2024 6:00pm
Members only

In conversation: Hashi Mohamed

Join us for an evening with barrister and author, Hashi Mohamed at JTP
30 Jul 2024 6:00pm

AoU Coffee Break

The August instalment of the online coffee break series, with guest Deborah Murray
1 Aug 2024 12:00pm

Assessment visit: Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

Finalist assessment visit to Union Terrace Gardens for the 2024 Great Place award
2 Aug 2024 11:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Bath, Somerset

Finalist assessment visit to Bath for the 2024 Great Town / Small City award
12 Aug 2024 10:00am
Members only

Young Urbanist Summer Social 2024

Meet your fellow Young Urbanists at the Summer Social!
15 Aug 2024 6:30pm
Members only

Assessment visit: Lewes, Sussex

Finalist assessment visit to Lewes for the 2024 Great Town / Small City award
16 Aug 2024 9:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Helsinki, Finland

Finalist assessment visit to Helsinki for the 2024 European City of the Year award
2 Sep 2024 9:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Old York Road, Wandsworth

Finalist assessment visit to Old York Road for the 2024 Great Street award
3 Sep 2024 9:30am
Members only

Assessment visit: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Finalist assessment visit to Shrewsbury for the 2024 Great Town / Small City award
4 Sep 2024 9:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Beaulieu, Chelmsford

Finalist assessment visit to Beaulieu for the 2024 Great Neighbourhood award
11 Sep 2024 11:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Graylingwell, Chichester

Finalist assessment visit to Graylingwell for the 2024 Great Neighbourhood award
12 Sep 2024 1:00pm
Members only

Assessment visit: Reggio Emilia, Italy

Finalist assessment visit to Reggio Emilia for the 2024 European City of the Year award
16 Sep 2024 9:00am
Members only

Assessment visit: Bristol, England

Finalist assessment visit to Bristol for the 2024 European City of the Year award
23 Sep 2024 9:00am
Members only

Learning from Europe + the Urbanism Awards Ceremony

Save the date for the 2024 Urbanism Awards Ceremony and Learning from Europe seminar taking place at 150 Holborn
13 Nov 2024 3:30pm

Congress 2025 - Utrecht: Healthy Urban Living

Save the date for AoU Congress 2025
18 Jun 2025 9:00am
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