Mayoral discussion: London needs to build the right housing not just more housing.

With mayoral candidates Rt Hon David Lammy and Ivan Massow, Professor Yolande Barnes (Global Head of Research, Savills), Toby Lloyd (Head of Policy, Shelter). Moderated by Evan Davis.

4th June 2015, kindly hosted by The Legatum Foundation

Mapping wellbeing. Is beauty subjective?

A seminar with Dr Yodan Rofe. Attendees included leading urban designer, Paul Murrain, Dr Jonathan Roken (UCL) and Anna Rose (Space Syntax) as well as many others.

1st June 2015, kindly hosted by The Legatum Institute

Can streets solve the London housing crisis?

With Yolande Barnes (Savills), Ben Derbyshire (HTA Design) Max Farrell (Farrells), Paul Murrain (Create Streets)

10th February 2015, kindly hosted by Alan Baxter Associates and sponsored by calfordseaden

Mount Pleasant: old problem or new solution?

With  Edward Denison (Mount Pleasant Association, Alexandra Steed (Mount Pleasant Association and Urban Design), Francis Terry (Architect), John Spence (Architect - calfordseaden), Richard Maxwell (Surveyor - Carter Jonas), Professor Peter Rees (Former head of planning at the City of London), Nick Perry (Reclaim London and the Hackney Society), Cllr Sue Vincent (Camden Council), Michael Ball (Waterloo Community Development Group, Thames Central Open Spaces and Reclaim London).

17th September 2015, kindly hosted by Alan Baxter Associates

“What you are doing is totally right and, very importantly, right for the time in which we live. You’re there at the beginning of a new wave of thinking”

Alan Baxter, Alan Baxter Associates

Manifesto breakfast launch event - a direct planning revolution for London?

Nicholas Boys Smith sets out the analysis underlying the manifesto and its key components, with responses from experienced designers, developers and planners as part of a wider discussion.

8th March 2016, kindly hosted by Instinctif Partners

Launch of our report, Heart in the Right Street

Our new report into associations between built form and wellbeing has already featured in The Economist and The FT.

9th June 2016. Very kindly hosted by the Legatum Institute as part of the wider discussion: Homes Not Houses: Putting Wellbeing First. You can buy a copy of the book here.

Round table on Create Streets Economics of Place project

Nicholas Boys Smith, Director of Create Streets, and Alessandro Venerandi, research project lead, will be setting out their research.

15th March 2016, kindly hosted by the RSA and member of Create Streets network and fellow of the RSA Jonathan Schifferes.

Exhibition & Awards Ceremony for our Paddington Pole Competition

Judges from the local community presented prizes on 18th July to celebate the winning and commended designs; with a mini-exhibition and awards presented by Sir Simon Jenkins. Details are available here.

Monday 18th July 2016 at St Mary's Church Paddington - St Mary's Square Paddington Green

‘What should planning be like in 2040: planning for everybody or planning with everybody?’

Wednesday 22 February 2017. 5.30pm – 8.00pm.

Create Streets & TCPA Event with Speakers, including Ben Page (CEO, Ipsos MORI), Dr Hugh Ellis (Head of Policy, TCPA), Nicholas Boys Smith (Director, Create Streets) and Liane Hartley (Director, Mend & founder of Urbanistas)

Kindly hosted by the TCPA: 17 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AS.

Create Boulevards: Discussion & Exhibition of Mini-Charrette Proposals

Friday 30th June 2017.


Exhibition from 17:30. Discussion from 18:00

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ. More details here.


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