23 May 2018
Crossrail 2 threat from London elections
Crossrail 2 could become an unlikely casualty of London’s local elections, the New London Sounding Board claimed this week in a session which also included updates on the NPPF and the Grenfell Tower inquiry.
15 May 2018
NLA BIG QUIZ raises £5.7k for Club Peleton!
Our BIG QUIZ took over the NLA galleries last week and BIG it was!
15 May 2018
The Cambridge to Oxford Connection
Last week over 60 people gathered in the NLA galleries for a lunchtime talk exploring the VeloCity vision.
11 May 2018
Knowledge capital must concentrate on clustering and collaboration
London’s health and education organisations are redeveloping their estates to concentrate more on clustering, collaborating, and improved public realm in a bid to further enhance the capital’s position and fight off growing competition from the far east. But in a survey conducted by the NLA, a lack of affordable housing for workers emerged as the main challenge to the growth of London’s knowledge economy.
Those were the main messages from Knowledge Capital: London’s health and education estates yesterday morning.
4 May 2018
Sir Malcolm Grant hails ‘fabulous’ Knowledge Capital show
NHS England chair Sir Malcolm Grant hailed the NLA’s new ‘Knowledge Capital’ exhibition as a ‘fabulous’ and ‘stunning’ physical manifestation of what his organisation is doing structurally and conceptually through the universities and healthcare system as he opened the show last night.
1 May 2018
Going up - APPG debates role of tall buildings
London’s next generation of tall buildings must pay greater attention to the user experience, maximise associated social housing and create schemes that give the maximum back to the city, planned within more strategic masterplans.
30 Apr 2018
Women’s Literacy and Healthcare Centre in Bangladesh Lunchtime Talk
For two months visitors to NLA’s galleries have been able to explore a project in rural Bangladesh which aims to address social and gender inequality, and on Friday we heard more about the experience from the project’s mastermind, Tumpa Husna Yasmin Fellows, in an NLA lunchtime talk.
27 Apr 2018
Tall buildings - How many is too many?
The pros and cons of creating the next generation of tall buildings were given a thorough airing at the NLA this morning, with exponents and opponents putting their cases for the pipeline of over 500 on their way for London. But as one questioner to the panel pointed out, the cost of land and building tall meant that affordability to most Londoners was simply impossible.
20 Apr 2018
Centre Point and the Economist building - reimagined
Two highly flexible 1960s buildings - Centre Point and the Economist building – are being reimagined for the 21st century under new ownerships.
18 Apr 2018
Reaching for the sky - 510 tall buildings set to join London skyline
London now has more than 500 tall buildings in the pipeline and a record 115 under construction, according to new research published by New London Architecture.
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