8 Apr 2016

Delivering successful estate renewal

Effective engagement with those communities affected by estate renewal lies at the heart of the success of development projects.

1 Apr 2016

Zaha Hadid 1950 - 2016

New London Architecture (NLA) is saddened by the news of Zaha Hadid’s death. In 2015 she won the New Londoner of the Year Award in recognition of her contribution to the capital’s cultural life and to the role of women in architecture.

31 Mar 2016

What's going on across London? Guest Editor, London Architecture Diary - Patrick Michell

Spring has sprung, the evenings are getting lighter and the weather seems to be getting a little warmer. With that in mind there is no better way to begin exploring London’s architectural offerings this month than by foot and in particular, Open City’s walking tour of the Lansbury Estate.

29 Mar 2016

NLA launches new Kids' Activity Sheet

NLA invites you to visit our New London Model with your young architecture, planning and engineering enthusiasts to help them learn more about our capital.

23 Mar 2016

NLA Nights: At Roca London Gallery

This month, NLA went to visit Roca London Gallery, a space designed by Zaha Hadid Architects in 2011, as part of our NLA Nights series.

22 Mar 2016

Old Oak Common – creating ‘the Canary Wharf of the West’

The development of Old Oak Common represents a major opportunity to create the ‘Canary Wharf of the West’, with transport links such as Crossrail and HS2 at its heart.

21 Mar 2016

Protect London’s crucial open workspaces, prospective mayors told

London must do more to protect its protect its open workspaces or risk becoming a ‘dormitory’ city like Paris, with everyone living in the centre but commuting out to do their jobs.

17 Mar 2016

Postcard from MIPIM - Thursday

The Royal Docks, build to rent, PRS, the Northern Powerhouse and tall buildings were all on the agenda as London’s programme of events at MIPIM rolled into a mercifully drier last day.

16 Mar 2016

Postcard from MIPIM - Wednesday

Subjects as wide-ranging as developing schools within high-rise mixed use buildings on the Isle of Dogs, creating a new generation of office buildings with healthy living in mind and easing London’s ‘catastrophic’ affordable housing scenario all came under the microscope at NLA events on the London stand at MIPIM this morning.

11 Mar 2016

Appoint design ‘tsar’, Lords tell government

England needs a chief built environment adviser or ‘tsar’ working independently within government to spearhead a revolution in the way in which it treats design quality.