Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 9 February 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 - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 February 2018

14:00-16:00

Just 28 years after construction began, Canary Wharf is one of London’s planning success stories. This walk will explore new developments in the area as it prepares for the arrival of Crossrail in 2018.

The Business Case for Diversity

Evening Discussion, Tuesday 13 February 2018

18:30-20:30

Across London’s built environment, diversity and the role of women in the industry has been rising up the agenda. Examining a crucial question for the industry, this panel discussion will discuss what difference a diverse workforce can make to a company’s bottom line.

Walkable London: upgrading the urban prosperity engine

Lunchtime Talk, Friday 16 February 2018

13:15-13:45

Free lunchtime talk, with Patrik Schumacher as part of ‘Walkable London: Upgrading the urban prosperity engine’.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 16 February 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.

London 2050: is a greener, zero-carbon city possible?

Pecha Kucha, Thursday 22 February 2018

18:00-21:00

The Mayor of London has set his ambitious to make the capital carbon neutral by 2050, with a commitment to extend London’s green cover to 50%. How can the built environment community respond to achieve these goals? What key challenges do we need to address first, and what solutions can we provide as an industry?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 23 February 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.

Crossrail: Above the ground

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 23 February 2018

08:30-09:30 (registration from 8:00)

As London prepares for the opening of the Elizabeth Line, NLA brings together those who have been working to reconfigure the capital’s urban realm and utilising this major infrastructure project to improve London’s pedestrian routes and public spaces.

Tall Buildings in London – 2018 Update

Breakfast Talk

TBC April 2018, 08:30-09:30

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?