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The Urban Design Forum joins the civic community in mourning the loss of Hugh Hardy, who passed away on March 17. Hugh served as a member of our Board for over two decades, and as president of our Board of Directors from 2015 to 2017.
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Our mission of shaping dynamic, equitable, and resilient cities is both more pertinent and fragile than ever. We remain committed to creating a venue where civic leaders can safely and candidly advance their ideas. And we will work harder than ever to ensure that all voices are represented – especially those missing a seat at the table.
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Designed and developed by Partner & Partners, our new site presents our fellows, events, proposals, and publications on a more flexible and accessible platform.
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The Urban Design Forum is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to its board of directors: Michelle Delk, Abby Hamlin, Dev Hawley, Frank Sciame, and Beatrice Sibblies.
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Forefront is a new initiative dedicated to promoting the next generation of urban leaders. Over the next nine months, 22 professionals under the age of 40 will gather monthly, share work, and debate critical issues facing New York City. 
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The Urban Design Forum today announced the launch of Forefront, a new initiative dedicated to cultivating emerging urban leaders under the age of 40. Beginning this year, UDF will invite 20 individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to building thriving, equitable and livable cities to become Forefront Fellows.
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The Forum + Institute for Urban Design announced that it has changed its name to Urban Design Forum, effective immediately. The new name represents the merger of the Forum for Urban Design and the Institute for Urban Design, which joined operations in March 2014.
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The Forum joins many in the architectural community in mourning the loss of Paul Katz, 57, who passed away suddenly on November 20 from complications to cancer treatment. He was recently elected President of the Board of Directors.
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We are pleased to announce that the Forum for Urban Design and Institute for Urban Design have joined forces, effective March 13, 2014. With our newly strengthened membership, we look forward to energized debate around building dynamic, competitive, and cooperative cities.