19 Dec 2012

Architects on Aviation

London and the UK must embrace either a Chinese way of dealing with its pressing aviation problems or a more ‘British’, incremental approach.

12 Dec 2012

Prime Residential

London’s booming prime and super-prime residential markets look set to go from strength to strength, continuing their ‘huge outperformance of the rest of the market’, fuelled mainly by overseas interest. But at the other end of the spectrum, a ‘perfect storm’ for affordable housing provision may throw that picture into sharp relief.

5 Dec 2012

Housing a Growing City

Two generations ago, the UK was about three times poorer than it is now, but was building three times as much housing.

3 Dec 2012

Living suburbs – getting to Copenhagen

London needs to invest properly in its cycling infrastructure if it is to match the achievements of Copenhagen, consistently voted the world’s best place for quality of life.

29 Nov 2012

Evolving London – the future of housing

The UK’s ‘shambolic’ housing policy is in need of root-and-branch reform, including an end to ‘ownership obsession’ and ‘rhetorical nonsense about planning’, replaced by a recognition within government that housing is a lever for growth.

23 Nov 2012

NLQ scoops magazine of the year

New London Quarterly was named magazine of the year (non-weekly) at the IBP awards last night.

22 Nov 2012

Innovation London – investing in higher education estates

London’s internationally revered higher education estates must continue to invest in order to stay ahead of the game in an increasingly globalised market.

16 Nov 2012

The Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building will be a true icon for London and ‘a building of rare style, grace, power and presence’.

14 Nov 2012

Development hotspots – Stratford, Canning Town and the Royal Docks

The momentum for London’s eastward shift shows no sign of abating, with the post-Olympic landscape aided by infrastructural improvements and major investment.

12 Nov 2012

Bonfire of the regulations

Well-intentioned standards and guidance have become complex, overlapping and statutory requirements that are used by local authorities in an inconsistent way.