23 Apr 2015
Gummer lauds 'greatest city' at Public London launch
Former environment secretary John Gummer – now Lord Deben – christened NLA’s latest exhibition and talks series on public space last night by declaring it a timely reminder of the ‘enormous change’ that London has experienced in this area. These changes – as well as remaining an open culture to other nations – had contributed to making London into the greatest city in the world, he added.
22 Apr 2015
NLA unveils the New London Model and public spaces programme
NLA this morning kicked off its Public London programme of events to celebrate 10 years of transformations to the city’s public realm and unveiled its new interactive model for the first time.
17 Apr 2015
Crossrail sees light at the end of the tunnel
Crossrail is on track and now 63.4% complete, with the line in a critical ‘transition’ stage where it moves from being a civil engineering and tunneling project to an ‘end to end railway’.
17 Apr 2015
Can we ensure design quality from planning through to construction in housing projects in London?
How can the design quality of residential buildings be lifted by improvements made to the planning process?