Monthly Archives: May 2014

EVENT REVIEW: Inter-Professional Speed Networking – 30 April 2014

Following the success of the Inter-Professional Speed Networking event last November (2013), RTPI London Young Planners, in association with RICS London matrics hosted another fantastic evening on Wednesday 30 April 2014.  Even with the (dreaded) tube strike, over 50 built environment professionals made their way to the event, among them planners and surveyors plus representatives […]

EVENT REVIEW: Liveable City: Housing Design – 22nd May 2014

Held at the distinctive offices of Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners in Southwark, this event brought together the RTPI Centenary Series theme Liveable City and focused on housing design in the London context. Chaired by Peter Bishop of Allies and Morrison the evening began with the perennial question, what is good design? Peter made reference […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Navigating the APC – 1st July 2014

Back for 2014! RTPI London and Colliers invite you to find out how to complete your Assessment of Professional Competence and gain those MRTPI letters. This event will provide information and guidance to Licentiates, Mentors and Employees on submitting the APC. It includes a presentation about the APC process, covering the revised guidance and submission […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: London Bridge and Borough Tour – Tuesday 10th June 2014

Southwark is a part of London which has an unusual history. From stinking marsh to urban edgeland, a haunt of bishops, prostitutes, brewers, actors, monks, tanners and dockers, its history is written in the complex and varied built environment of Borough. CgMs’s Associate Director of Historic Buildings will take you on a walk through the […]

PHOTOGRAPHS & EVENT REVIEW: International Planning Pub Quiz – Wednesday 14th May 2014

Last Wednesday, a cosmopolitan delegation descended on the Grand Union pub (Chancery Lane) for the inaugural International Planning Pub Quiz. This was organised by RTPI London, the Planning Institute of Australia and the New Zealand Planning Institute and sponsored by KDH Associates. Over the subsequent few hours, we charged through picture rounds, pot luck, international […]

UPCOMING EVENT: Liveable City: Housing Design – 22nd May 2014

This event will reflect RTPI London’s Centenary Series theme for May, the Liveable City, exploring housing design in the context of London’s key economic, policy and development pressures. Featuring senior representatives from architecture, development, politics and design, this promises to be a discussion-provoking evening. The event will be chaired by Peter Bishop, Director at Allies […]

EVENT REVIEW: Centenary Series: Liveable City – Planning for a Liveable London – Thursday 8th May

RTPI London and New London Architecture teamed up to present a stimulating discussion on how to make London a more liveable city. Contributions were made by the following excellent speakers. Rt Hon. David Lammy MP and representing the Lammy Housing Commission described the challenge of providing sufficient accommodation for a growing city and suggested that […]

Construction Industry Council (CIC) needs an RTPI representative. Apply here!

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has asked the RTPI to nominate a representative to the CIC’s 2050 Group. More information is given in the attached document. Expressions of interest from all RTPI members who are Young Planners (within 10 years of qualification) are welcome. Expressions of interest should be a statement of no more than […]

UPCOMING EVENT: London Festival of Architecture: 1-30 June 2014

Join us for this year’s London Festival of Architecture. In partnership with The Building Centre, CPRE London, the Siobhan Davies Studio and Aecom the Landscape Institute is hosting seven events, including three walks on the theme ‘Talking on Water’, and the launch of the Landscape Institute’s new animation on landscape and liveability. Dates and event […]

EVENT REVIEW: RTPI London – May Housing theme launched – 2 May 2014

  Planned Community Pioneer RTPI London’s May housing theme kicked off on 2nd May with a planning heritage focus on the site of the original Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust offices overlooking Gray’s Inn. Here a century ago, Henrietta Barnett, who has a good claim to be the Institute’s first woman member, led innovative planning and […]