3 Aug 2009

Three London Schemes in the 2009 Stirling Prize Shortlist

Three London schemes have been shortlisted for the 2009 RIBA Stirling Prize, with the winner to be announced on 17 October 2009 at Old Billingsgate, London.

28 Jul 2009

Developing in Context Conference

Between April and July this year, Mayor of London Boris Johnson published the draft London Plan, Draft London Housing Design Guide and London View Management Framework SPG, highlighting his and the GLA’s interest in context, sense of place and the London vernacular. This half-day conference set out to look at how these agendas will affect new development in London, and to provide an insight into how architects and developers can steer the difficult course through the issue of ‘developing in context’.

24 Jul 2009

London 2012 Open Weekend

NLA is taking part in this year’s London 2012 Open Weekend supported by BP – a series of events across the country enabling access to excellence in the arts, culture and sport and celebrating three years to go until the London 2012 Olympic Games.

21 Jul 2009

Winner of the 2009 NLA Architecture Prize - Ian Douglas-Jones

RCA student Ian Douglas-Jones has been awarded the 2009 NLA Architecture Prize for his New Capital project.

21 Jul 2009

Steven Bee speaks at first NLA Nights Event

The first ‘NLA Nights’ members event was held last night. Around a hundred of NLA’s members and their guests joined us in the NLA galleries to meet, network and hear from an interesting speaker over an informal drink.

13 Jul 2009

The Mayor's Great Spaces Initiative

Last month, London Mayor Boris Johnson called on London's boroughs to submit their ideas for revamping and revitalising some of the capital’s unique public spaces.

9 Jul 2009

A Right Royal Barracking at NLA

In light of the recent furore surrounding the Chelsea Barracks development, NLA hosted a debate this morning to ask what lessons should be learnt.

7 Jul 2009

Happy birthday NLA

Today we are four years old.

29 Jun 2009

London's Towns

The Outer London Commission is due to publish its initial findings at the end of this month - assessing how different parts of Outer London can better realise their economic potential, as well as opportunity and intensification areas and industrial locations.

26 Jun 2009

Alex Lifschutz, Alison Brooks and Matthew Lloyd discuss ‘My London Vernacular’

This morning, NLA invited three key architects renowned for their work in housing design to speak at a free breakfast talk on the subject of ‘My London Vernacular’.