27 Jul 2015
Intelligent densities and vertical communities
London must battle to overcome preconceptions about density that stretch back to slums and overcrowding and look at its sharp population growth as less of a crisis and more of an opportunity to create new housing solutions.
That was one of the key pointers to emerge from a NLA breakfast talk last week co-hosted by SOM.
10 Jul 2015
Oxford Street and Park Lane in sights for overhauls
London must concentrate on balancing the place and movement needs of the capital’s streets, with major work required on Oxford Street to help it cope with even more visitors after Crossrail is up and running.
8 Jul 2015
New London Awards 2015 Winners Announced!
Zaha Hadid and the Black Cultural Archives were honoured today at the New London Awards at an exclusive ceremony in the Guildhall. The annual awards organised and held by New London Architecture celebrates the best designs and developments that have recently completed or are currently underway in the capital.
2 Jul 2015
London remains top draw for international investment
London looks set to remain the most popular location for international investment from across the globe, aided by supportive government bodies and a favourable development environment. But it faces challenges including finding projects large enough to satisfy demand from China and elsewhere, a raft of regulations creating ‘doubt and fear’, connectivity problems and competition from other cities.