March 2018 Toggle

London’s air pollution – ideas for a healthier and greener city

An NLA event for EcoBuild 2018, Tuesday 6 March 2018


London has the worst air pollution of the whole UK, and recent reports suggest that almost 7.9 million Londoners live in areas that exceed the limit by 50% or more. The average annual levels of PM2.5 in central London are almost double the guideline limits, putting the health of many Londoners at serious risks.

Lewisham: Building a Metropolitan Centre

On Location, Tuesday 6 March 2018


With the possible extension of the Bakerloo Line and a projected 13,500 new homes and 4,000 new jobs across the Opportunity Area of New Cross, Lewisham and Catford, the London Borough of Lewisham is witnessing a huge amount of growth. NLA are going to the borough for the first On Location event of 2018, exploring key issues such as housing delivery, new infrastructure, and uplift in the public realm.

Building a carbon neutral London – an architects’ response

Free Event, Wednesday 7 March 2018


The Mayor of London has set his ambitions to make London carbon neutral by 2050. What is the role of architects and those who design London in achieving carbon emissions targets? In the past 30 years the recognition of environmental challenges and, more recently, of climate change have become widely recognized, and new frameworks and policies have been put in place to address these issues. What have we been able to achieve so far, and how far do we still need to go?

New London Neighbourhood Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 March 2018


Traditionally the historic and financial heart of the capital, The City of London continues to experience ongoing regeneration. Home to some of London’s largest and most high-profile tall buildings, this ever-changing neighbourhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

Tall Buildings in London – 2018 Update

Breakfast Talk , Friday 23 March 2018


How is London’s tall buildings pipeline changing post-Brexit? What new trends are emerging in terms of design, typologies, use and location? To what extent do tall buildings play a role in densifying London and providing more homes and workspaces for a growing city?