29 Jul 2016

The Olympic Effect

The London Olympics had a transformative effect on the way the UK capital delivers major projects, providing a ‘bench-strength’ that stretches back through politics to built environment expertise. Now it must adopt that same mindset to tackle sizeable schemes like Old Oak Common and attend to London’s ongoing housing crisis.

20 Jul 2016

Work – The talent exodus – how do we remedy it?

As London begins to come to terms with the fallout from Brexit, how can the city ensure it retains the best talent? A Think Tank organised last month by NLA as part of its build up to an exhibition and season of events on Work this autumn sought to find out.

18 Jul 2016

Southwark moves to centre stage

Southwark has all but completed its ‘mission’ to become recognised as being in the very heart of central London.

12 Jul 2016

‘Getting the gig is the most important thing’ – Inspiring woman Rachel Haugh delivers keynote address

Rachel Haugh took an audience on a whistle-stop tour of the highs and lows of more than 30 years in practice as she gave the second ‘Inspiring Women’ talk at the NLA last night.

8 Jul 2016

Skills are the challenge, not land, says New Londoner of the Year Tony Pidgley

Berkeley chairman Tony Pidgley made a clarion call for the UK to ‘get on with it’ in life after Brexit as he accepted the NLA’s New Londoner of the Year award yesterday at the Guildhall. But he warned that the ‘big elephant in the room’ was ‘labour’ – 60% of which comes out of Europe – and the construction industry’s lack of skills in its bid to ease the housing crisis.

7 Jul 2016

Home for the homeless wins top architecture prize

Home for the homeless wins top architecture prize

5 Jul 2016

Unlock post-Brexit London housing using the transport key, says Crossrail chairman

Transport-led development can hold the key to unlocking development in London as it seeks to solve its housing crisis.

1 Jul 2016

Protect London’s ‘connective tissue’ of affordable workspace, say Assemble

Turner Prize winners Assemble made London’s fast dwindling supply of affordable workspace a central theme and real cause for concern as they delivered the NLA’s Annual Lecture and LFA keynote last night.