29 Nov 2012

Evolving London – the future of housing

The UK’s ‘shambolic’ housing policy is in need of root-and-branch reform, including an end to ‘ownership obsession’ and ‘rhetorical nonsense about planning’, replaced by a recognition within government that housing is a lever for growth.

23 Nov 2012

NLQ scoops magazine of the year

New London Quarterly was named magazine of the year (non-weekly) at the IBP awards last night.

22 Nov 2012

Innovation London – investing in higher education estates

London’s internationally revered higher education estates must continue to invest in order to stay ahead of the game in an increasingly globalised market.

16 Nov 2012

The Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building will be a true icon for London and ‘a building of rare style, grace, power and presence’.

14 Nov 2012

Development hotspots – Stratford, Canning Town and the Royal Docks

The momentum for London’s eastward shift shows no sign of abating, with the post-Olympic landscape aided by infrastructural improvements and major investment.

12 Nov 2012

Bonfire of the regulations

Well-intentioned standards and guidance have become complex, overlapping and statutory requirements that are used by local authorities in an inconsistent way.

2 Nov 2012

Farringdon and Smithfield

The development of Farringdon and Smithfield is set to go ‘crazy’ once Crossrail makes it one of the most connected places in the capital in 2018. But it must take care to retain its richly historic character and sense of place.