9 Nov 2015

Keeping the rich mix

Character. Distinctiveness. Diversity. How do we preserve the rich mix of London as it encounters major population growth and change and avoid killing off what makes the city what it is?

28 Oct 2015

Culture club – keeping London ahead

London should strive to maintain its position at the top of the world’s league table of cultural offerings if it is to keep its attractiveness as a world city in the face of unprecedented growth.

22 Oct 2015

Making a city in the east

The GLA took a significant step in helping east London ease the capital’s housing woes this morning as it launched its City in the East masterplan and London Riverside OAPF.

15 Oct 2015

Deputy Mayor Rick Blakeway opens New Ideas in Housing show

Hundreds of housing aficionados crammed into NLA’s Store Street HQ last night to help christen the gallery’s new exhibition and insight study on the subject.

14 Oct 2015

Housing ideas winners to get GLA backing

New London Architecture kicked off its new housing exhibition with a bang this morning as it revealed that the 10 main ideas competition winners – offering a radical rethinking of current housing models – will get an audience with GLA officials in a push to make them into reality.

13 Oct 2015

The South Bank show – London’s cultural powerhouse grows up

The South Bank has now firmly established itself as a viable location for business, residential and retail, catalyzed initially by the Jubilee Line Extension and cheaper rents, and latterly by its own critical mass.

11 Oct 2015

New London Architecture and the Mayor of London select 10 winning ideas to help solve the housing crisis

New London Architecture, the capital’s built environment think-tank, has today revealed the 10 ideas that have been selected from an international ideas competition to help solve the London housing shortage.

9 Oct 2015

NY-LON: Making housing affordable

What does ‘affordable’ mean in housing today?
That was the question posed to, and addressed by, speakers from New York and London in the NLA’s latest NY-LON live video link up, held last week at the offices of KPF on both sides of the Atlantic.

7 Oct 2015

Schools learn lessons for 35,000 places shortfall

London is facing a shortfall of almost 35,000 secondary school places by 2020, a significant drop in capital funding and mounting pressures caused by ‘bolting on’ forms of entry to existing establishments - not to mention staff accommodation problems bubbling away in the background.