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.
18 Apr 2018
NLA London Tall Buildings Survey 2018: Over 500 tall buildings coming
New London Architecture (NLA) and GL Hearn’s Annual London Tall Buildings Survey, now in its fifth year, shows appetite for tall buildings in the capital remains strong
11 Apr 2018
NextGen - Looking to construction’s future
What does the future hold for the construction industry? That was the question posed to the NLA’s NextGen working group of younger professionals as they gathered at Gardiner & Theobald’s office.
6 Apr 2018
Ensuring Quality Through Planning
How is London ensuring that it gets the right sort of quality design as it sets out its mission and targets for ‘good growth’? A special think tank held at Conran & Partners’ Bermondsey office last week sought to find out.
28 Mar 2018
Construction Careers Networking
On 12 March NLA Learning hosted our second Careers Advice and Networking event for young people, following on from the success of our sold-out architecture portfolio surgery session in November 2017. This twilight event, generously hosted by Gardiner & Theobald, was a chance for teenagers to find out more about construction careers.
23 Mar 2018
Flexibility the watchword for London’s knowledge economy
How is London faring in creating the right environment to capitalise on its world-leading education and medical sector estates? NLA held a workshop with leading players across the two fields to find out, and to inform its ‘Knowledge Capital’ programme of research, conferences, talks, and tours.
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