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Croydon Urban Room Shortlisted for Planning Awards 2020

The London Borough of Croydon has been shortlisted for the Planning Awards 2020 for the Croydon Urban Room. Opened as a temporary space in a shopping centre in late-2019, the Croydon Urban Room ‘highlights the potential for council-led engagement to

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Croydon Urban Room Shortlisted for Planning Awards 2020

The London Borough of Croydon has been shortlisted for the Planning Awards 2020 for the Croydon Urban Room. Opened as a temporary space in a shopping centre in late-2019, the Croydon Urban Room ‘highlights the potential for council-led engagement to

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Sensing the City: An Urban Room

13 January 10.00am – 18 January 4.00pm 2020 The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry How can the human body be in measure of the city? How can a focus on human sensing enhance the habitability of urban life? What

Sensing the City: An Urban Room

13 January 10.00am – 18 January 4.00pm 2020 The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry How can the human body be in measure of the city? How can a focus on human sensing enhance the habitability of urban life? What

Urban Rooms Network Meeting at Team London Bridge

We had an inspiring network meeting last week at Team London Bridge. As well as sharing what we’d all been up to in our neighbourhoods, towns and cities across the UK we looked ahead towards what’s coming up this spring

Urban Rooms Network Meeting at Team London Bridge

We had an inspiring network meeting last week at Team London Bridge. As well as sharing what we’d all been up to in our neighbourhoods, towns and cities across the UK we looked ahead towards what’s coming up this spring

The new School of Architecture at the University of Reading join the network

The new School of Architecture at the University of Reading has used the idea of an urban room to inform the development of the new School. The idea of our urban room is a nexus for research involving the community, city

The new School of Architecture at the University of Reading join the network

The new School of Architecture at the University of Reading has used the idea of an urban room to inform the development of the new School. The idea of our urban room is a nexus for research involving the community, city

Chair of Urban Rooms Network speaks at The Farrell Review, 5 years on event at RIBA

‘Every Town and City should have an “urban room” as an exhibition space, a learning space, a community space, exploring our past and planning our future.’ Yesterday, the chair of the Urban Rooms Network, Diane Dever, took the trip up

Chair of Urban Rooms Network speaks at The Farrell Review, 5 years on event at RIBA

‘Every Town and City should have an “urban room” as an exhibition space, a learning space, a community space, exploring our past and planning our future.’ Yesterday, the chair of the Urban Rooms Network, Diane Dever, took the trip up

Introducing Dover Arts Development’s Urban Room!

DAD is committed to producing contemporary art of excellence, supporting artists’ practice, stimulating cultural activity and feeding into Dover’s economy. With values of inclusiveness, thoughtful partnership and emotional responsibility, DAD aims to strengthen communities and widen perspectives through creative thinking

Introducing Dover Arts Development’s Urban Room!

DAD is committed to producing contemporary art of excellence, supporting artists’ practice, stimulating cultural activity and feeding into Dover’s economy. With values of inclusiveness, thoughtful partnership and emotional responsibility, DAD aims to strengthen communities and widen perspectives through creative thinking

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting The Next Urban Room Network Meeting is on the 12th June, 2-4pm at Live Works, Sheffield.

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting The Next Urban Room Network Meeting is on the 12th June, 2-4pm at Live Works, Sheffield.

An engaging Big Meet #7!

On the 25th of April 2017, The Big Meet #7 : Engaging Communities in Place-Making, organised by the Urban Rooms Network, took place in UCL.

An engaging Big Meet #7!

On the 25th of April 2017, The Big Meet #7 : Engaging Communities in Place-Making, organised by the Urban Rooms Network, took place in UCL.

The Big Meet #7

The Urban Rooms Network are happy to announce that we will be hosting the Place Alliance’s The Big Meet 7: Engaging Communities in Place-Making. The event takes place Tuesday 25 of April 2017, 10.30am to 4.30pm, UCL Main Quad Pavilion and will feature talks, exhibitions, and a workshop showcasing Urban Rooms projects across the UK.

The Big Meet #7

The Urban Rooms Network are happy to announce that we will be hosting the Place Alliance’s The Big Meet 7: Engaging Communities in Place-Making. The event takes place Tuesday 25 of April 2017, 10.30am to 4.30pm, UCL Main Quad Pavilion and will feature talks, exhibitions, and a workshop showcasing Urban Rooms projects across the UK.

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network is on 23rd February 2017, 12.00pm-2.00pm in the Bugatti Building Seminar Room, Coventry University.  

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network is on 23rd February 2017, 12.00pm-2.00pm in the Bugatti Building Seminar Room, Coventry University.  

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network is on Friday 9th December 2016, 12.00-2.00pm at Room LG01, Central House, UCL, London.  

Next Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network is on Friday 9th December 2016, 12.00-2.00pm at Room LG01, Central House, UCL, London.  

Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network  will be hosted by Blackburn Urban Room and is on Thursday 14th July 2016, 2.00-4.00pm at BB1 for Life, 72 Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA. Come and help us celebrate the first year of

Urban Rooms Network Meeting

The next meeting of the Urban Rooms Network  will be hosted by Blackburn Urban Room and is on Thursday 14th July 2016, 2.00-4.00pm at BB1 for Life, 72 Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA. Come and help us celebrate the first year of

Urban Room Blackburn

The next Urban Room Blackburn, which will be taking place from 20th June to 26th July 2016. Urban Room Blackburn is a month-long public programme of ideas, conversations, art, workshops and exhibitions about Blackburn’s architecture and public spaces.

Urban Room Blackburn

The next Urban Room Blackburn, which will be taking place from 20th June to 26th July 2016. Urban Room Blackburn is a month-long public programme of ideas, conversations, art, workshops and exhibitions about Blackburn’s architecture and public spaces.

Next URN meeting

Our next URN meeting will be on Monday 22nd February, 2 – 5pm at Farrells, 7 Hatton Street, London, NW8 8PL.

Next URN meeting

Our next URN meeting will be on Monday 22nd February, 2 – 5pm at Farrells, 7 Hatton Street, London, NW8 8PL.

Urban Rooms Network #4

Our last URN meeting was held on 2nd December 2015 at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University.

Urban Rooms Network #4

Our last URN meeting was held on 2nd December 2015 at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University.