25 Oct 2013

NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars #4: Historic Preservation and City Renewal

London and New York are both seeking to delicately balance the forces of preservation and creative change as schemes such as the redevelopment of Smithfield Market and Park Avenue edge closer.

24 Oct 2013

Lessons from the Great Estates

The Great Estates are London’s most attractive places in which to live and work, thanks to their careful ‘curation’ and the ‘enlightened self-interest’ driving their long-term involvement.

23 Oct 2013

NLA Sounding Board

The New London Sounding Board gathered last week to grapple with issues as diverse as the Thames Gateway; the future for London’s High Streets; and the vision for the capital up to 2020 and beyond.

17 Oct 2013

Great Estates attracts great and good on opening night

Over 500 people crammed into the NLA’s Store Street headquarters last night for the private view of this autumn’s blockbuster exhibition – Great Estates: How London’s landowners shape the city.

15 Oct 2013

GLA Debate - Where should London invest in its Infrastructure up to 2050

The UK must move from a short-term, project-by-project approach to its infrastructure provision to a more holistic ‘systems’ strategy that looks at needs and constraints in a wider, multi-modal way.

15 Oct 2013

Is the BCO Guide right for the TMT sector?

The creation of offices for the fast-growing TMT sector is becoming more akin to product design, with occupiers more interested in ‘cool’ locations and buildings as differentiators with which to attract the best staff.

11 Oct 2013

Make sure you respond to the Government's Housing Standards Review

Government’s proposals to shake up housing standards were proclaimed as ‘lukewarm’, with London a special case that shouldn’t be lumped in with entirely different conditions in the rest of the country.

4 Oct 2013

Hackney: The coolest borough?

Shoreditch is like a coral reef, with lots of beautiful fish – but it doesn’t take much of a change in water temperature to kill it off.