4 Nov 2015
‘Future-proofing’ the City
The City of London can ‘future proof’ itself by continuing its push to become less of a financial services monoculture and more of a heterogeneous, ‘soft’ environment with a mix of businesses, retail and improved public realm. But it will be helped in that journey by politicians making quick and clear decisions over Europe, Visas, regulation, and airport capacity.
28 Oct 2015
Culture club – keeping London ahead
London should strive to maintain its position at the top of the world’s league table of cultural offerings if it is to keep its attractiveness as a world city in the face of unprecedented growth.
22 Oct 2015
Making a city in the east
The GLA took a significant step in helping east London ease the capital’s housing woes this morning as it launched its City in the East masterplan and London Riverside OAPF.
19 Oct 2015
More than a cluster: The future of City Road
Does everywhere in London have to be a ‘place’? Or are there some locations where the traffic movement function of a road can be left as one of, if not the most important element?
15 Oct 2015
Deputy Mayor Rick Blakeway opens New Ideas in Housing show
Hundreds of housing aficionados crammed into NLA’s Store Street HQ last night to help christen the gallery’s new exhibition and insight study on the subject.
14 Oct 2015
Housing ideas winners to get GLA backing
New London Architecture kicked off its new housing exhibition with a bang this morning as it revealed that the 10 main ideas competition winners – offering a radical rethinking of current housing models – will get an audience with GLA officials in a push to make them into reality.
13 Oct 2015
The South Bank show – London’s cultural powerhouse grows up
The South Bank has now firmly established itself as a viable location for business, residential and retail, catalyzed initially by the Jubilee Line Extension and cheaper rents, and latterly by its own critical mass.
11 Oct 2015
New London Architecture and the Mayor of London select 10 winning ideas to help solve the housing crisis
New London Architecture, the capital’s built environment think-tank, has today revealed the 10 ideas that have been selected from an international ideas competition to help solve the London housing shortage.
9 Oct 2015
NY-LON: Making housing affordable
What does ‘affordable’ mean in housing today?
That was the question posed to, and addressed by, speakers from New York and London in the NLA’s latest NY-LON live video link up, held last week at the offices of KPF on both sides of the Atlantic.
7 Oct 2015
Schools learn lessons for 35,000 places shortfall
London is facing a shortfall of almost 35,000 secondary school places by 2020, a significant drop in capital funding and mounting pressures caused by ‘bolting on’ forms of entry to existing establishments - not to mention staff accommodation problems bubbling away in the background.
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