Walkable London: Upgrading the urban prosperity engine

Tuesday 5 December – Monday 26 February 2018

NLA Guest Galleries, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

All over the world, trends are being observed towards pedestrianising whole districts rather than individual streets. In this exhibition, Zaha Hadid Architects proposes “Walkable London”, a full-scale network of pedestrian routes which will create corridors of activation across the capital.

Transforming just a few streets will hardly make a big difference in terms of congestion, pollution, safety, public health, economic benefits and social capital. To make walking part of a daily routine, a full pedestrian network is needed as an integral part of the city’s transport infrastructure. 

The UK capital has seen some great examples of pedestrianisation that revitalised the whole districts. Based on our experience of working in 44 countries, Zaha Hadid Architects is presenting a tangible strategy that connects these disparate pedestrianised zones, and making London the number one walking city in the world. 
Visit the Zaha Hadid Walkable London website here.

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NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

Please note, from Monday 4 September until late next year, there will be exit only and no entry to Goodge Street Tube station between 07:30 and 10:00 on weekdays. Please use nearby Tottenham Court Road or Warren Street Tube stations for the Northern line.

Price: Free Entry

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NLA and the Building Centre

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

We are closed on Sundays, Bank Holidays, Easter Saturday and for the Christmas period from 24th December to the first working weekday of January.

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