The NLA Programme

NLA’s year-round programme examines all sectors of London’s built environment from housing to commercial development, regeneration to infrastructure, as well as major areas of opportunity across the capital.

A carefully curated mix of research, events and exhibitions provides comprehensive coverage of the issues affecting London’s changing physical environment.

Download the 2016 programme here, July - September 2016, quarterly programme here.

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NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars: #10 New working neighbourhoods - NEW YORK

NY-LON, Wednesday 7 December 2016

08:30-10:30

New working districts are evolving in major cities across the world, with hubs of talent and creativity taking shape beyond the center. How are the global cities, New York and London, transforming their neighbourhoods to accommodate new ways of working?

NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars: #10 New working neighbourhoods - LONDON

NY-LON, Wednesday 7 December 2016

13:30-15:30

New working districts are evolving in major cities across the world, with hubs of talent and creativity taking shape beyond the center. How are the global cities, New York and London, transforming their neighbourhoods to accommodate new ways of working?

Where do you work?

Free Event, Friday 9 December 2016

13:15-13:45

During this, the final talk in our 'Working Through Lunch' series, we will explore the nature, location and variety of work areas across the capital. Where do Londoners work? Which areas of the capital are expecting change from work to other uses? Where will we work in the future?

New London Neighbourhood Tour - King's Cross St Pancras

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 December 2016

14:00-16:00 (Registration at 13:45)

The dramatic renewal of this key two-station transport hub kick-started the transformation of 67acres of old railway and industrial land behind, now known as King’s Cross Central.

NextGen: Capital Ideas! for working in London

Pecha Kucha, Monday 12 December 2016

18:30-20:30

London’s next generation present their Capital Ideas! for the future of work in London, responding with realistic but innovative solutions to the set of recommendations to come out of the Insight Study. From integrating workspaces within transport infrastructure to new building typologies, how will the industry’s fresh talent build for the future?

Lunchtime talk with Julie Leonard - A Digital Artist’s View of Crossrail

Free Event, Friday 16 December 2016

13:15-13:45

Join artist Julie Leonard for a special lunchtime talk and curator-led tour of ‘ABOVE AND BELOW THE LINE: A Digital Artist’s View of Crossrail’.

The Big Debate: Shaping the next London Plan

Big Debate, Monday 30 January 2017

17:30 – 20:30

How do we build a great city for Londoners in a period of major growth? Have your say on the future shape of the capital at this major free debate on the next London Plan, organised in partnership with leading London associations.

Meeting London’s school needs

Half-day Conference, Wednesday 8 February 2017

09:00 - 13:00

London is facing a dramatic shortage of school places, with a requirement for more than 47,000 additional secondary school places over the next five years. NLA explores what steps can be taken now to ensure the future demands for school places are met.