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.

Click here to see our quarterly programme September to December 2017

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Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Free Event, Saturday 24 February 2018

10:00-16:00

NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Covent Garden

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 February 2018

10:30-12:30

Join NLA as we explore one of London’s most exciting and densely populated residential, retail and office neighbourhoods, anchored around one of London’s most visited sites, Covent Garden Market.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 2 March 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Lewisham: Building a Metropolitan Centre

On Location, Tuesday 6 March 2018

12:30-19:30

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.

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

An NLA event for EcoBuild 2018, Tuesday 6 March 2018

13:15-13:45

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.

Building a carbon neutral London – an architects’ response

Free Event, Wednesday 7 March 2018

13:15-13:45

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

14:00-16:00

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.

Engineering and Construction Careers Advice Evening

Learning event , Monday 12 March 2018

16:30-18:00

If you’re interested in a career within engineering in the built environment or the construction industry this is your chance to meet a range of companies offering alternative work and study routes via apprenticeships.

NLA programme on the London Stand at MIPIM

Conference Programme

13 - 16 March 2018

New London Architecture have curated an extensive talks and events programme featuring leading decision makers from across the London property sector to discuss the latest opportunities across the city.

London and Sydney: polycentric cities

International Dialogue , Thursday 22 March 2018

08:00-10:00

According to the Sydney Plan, a “30-minute city” is one where, no matter where you live, you can easily access the places you need to visit on a daily basis. As Sydney and London evolve as polycentric cities, how are we addressing liveability? Are we successfully creating 30-minute cities? How are both cities planning for rapid growth and addressing key issues such as housing delivery and transport provision?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 23 March 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 6 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 13 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Bankside

Walking Tours, Saturday 14 April 2018

14:00-16:00

This area of London, along the south bank of the Thames, offers some of the most exciting and diverse spaces in the capital. With a generous supply of cultural buildings, transport links and river-side public realm, Bankside continues to see increased development of residential and workspace projects together with museum, gallery and theatre improvements.

Don’t Move, Improve! Winners present…Pop Up Ute

Free Event, Friday 20 April 2018

13:15-13:45

Friend and Company Architects present their award-winning Pop Up Ute project — an up-cycled addition to an industrial heritage site, made from a kit of lightweight parts that showcases the latest circular economy techniques and manufactured assembly processes.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 20 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Elephant & Castle

Walking Tours, Wednesday 25 April 2018

10:30-12:30

Join us for this special walking tour of the area between Borough and the reconfigured Elephant and Castle gyratory - a unique part of Zone 1, quickly emerging as a central London residential hotspot.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 27 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 4 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 11 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Saturday 12 May 2018

14:00-16:00

Following the huge success of the 2012 Olympic Games, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas now continue to grow as one of London’s newest neighbourhoods, adapting the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings and transport links to meet future needs.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 18 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 25 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.