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City Series – Civilised Streets

12 April, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

City Series is a public lecture series in Leicester that delivers free events relating to a wide range of urban topics, such as architecture, history and geography. This is a collaboration between Leicester City Council, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, and Loughborough University, with speakers from those institutions and from the wider community.

The latest event with feature a series of talks from outstanding local, national and international speakers on making streets work better for people through better design and management. 

17.30

Chair’s introduction: Polly Billington, Director, UK 100 
Key city challenges: air quality for health and wellbeing in the public realm

17.40
Jon Orcutt, Director of Communications & Advocacy, Transit Centre, NYC
A international take on civilised streets – and how to achieve them

17.55
Cllr Adam Clarke, Deputy City Mayor, Leicester
Leicester’s vision for civilised streets

18.10
Brian Deegan, Design Engineer, Urban Movement
Delivering Leicester’s draft streetscape

18.25
Facilitated Q+A

The event forms part of the ‘Transforming Cities’ Conference, with more details available here: http://landor.co.uk/transformingcities/2018/home.php 

Details

Date:
12 April, 2018
Time:
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/city-series-civilised-streets-tickets-44326721417

Venue

De Montfort University
Vijay Patel Building
Leicester, England LE1 9BH

Organizer

Leicester Urban Observatory