13 Jul 2012

Cable Car breakfast talk

The Cable Car project spanning the Thames could not have been built without high-level proficiency in complex engineering or the full backing of mayor Boris Johnson.

11 Jul 2012

New London Awards 2012 Winners revealed

New London Awards honour capital’s Olympic Legacy masterplan

5 Jul 2012

The Future for Croydon Town Centre

A potent mixture of strong leadership, effective plan-making and mayoral regeneration cash following last year’s riots look set to lift Croydon into a new phase of development. But the town must decide whether it wants to be a part of London or continue adding to its ‘Croydon-ness’, must move forward with its plans to build an enlarged retail centre and continue to ‘tame’ hostile environments such as Wellesley Road.

4 Jul 2012

Oculus transforms Store Street’s Crescent into a Temporary Urban Park, 4 – 12 July

An under-used car-park in the heart of the West End has been transformed with 7,000 military-grade sandbags into a temporary urban park for 10 days this summer as part of the London Festival of Architecture.

22 Jun 2012

The Developing City – Visions of the City in 2050

Ideas ranging from the use of the City of London as an airport ‘terminal’ serving runways in the rest of the country to transforming the Bank of England into a ‘Ritz Carlton’ hotel serving a growing tourism sector figured as visions for the Square Mile in the year 2050.

21 Jun 2012

The Developing City Exhibition Launches

London’s top property and development professionals packed into the Foster + Partners’-designed Walbrook Building in Cannon Street on Wednesday night to celebrate the launch of The Developing City Exhibition.

19 Jun 2012

New London Awards 2012 shortlist revealed

Projects ranging from a small boat perched on top of the Southbank Centre to the entire programme of Olympic legacy masterplans figure on the shortlist of the New London Awards, revealed this morning.

21 May 2012

Manhattan’s biggest development site – Hudson Yards

New York’s High Line has proved to be a massive draw to regeneration, without which the Hudson Yards project would not have been able to attract its first high profile tenant, Coach.

9 May 2012

Tech City – No Tie Zone

If Tech City is to succeed, Shoreditch must ensure it does not lose the character and cost-effectiveness that drew technology companies, hipsters and small businesses to the area in the first place.

8 May 2012

London Bridge Station

The redevelopment of London Bridge station is the next key chapter for the borough that can call itself the ‘regeneration capital of London’ over the last 25 years.