24 May 2017

Embrace heritage and avoid homogeneity, London told

London should recognise the importance its rich built heritage and character brings socially, environmentally and financially and avoid lapsing into the ‘homogenisation’ affecting other world cities.

19 May 2017

GLA throws weight behind markets push

The GLA is putting its weight behind London’s markets in a series of initiatives that recognise their important place in the capital.

17 May 2017

Stay open for international design business, Arup’s Frost urges

Arup’s head of global cities Jerome Frost made a plea for London to retain its openness and an ‘outward looking mentality’ as he launched NLA’s latest show and event series: London: Design Capital on Tuesday night.

16 May 2017

London risks losing its crown as the global capital for design and construction skills, says report

A new study from New London Architecture (NLA), the capital’s centre for the built environment, has revealed the international scale of London’s built environment professions and warns of the dangers the sector faces as the government negotiates the UK’s exit from the EU. The report sets out a series of key recommendations for the UK Government and Greater London Authority (GLA) to ensure resilience in the sector.

10 May 2017

London and New York face up to population pressures

London and New York are facing similar pressures to build housing for their fast-growing populations. But while the UK capital must concentrate on becoming ‘cleverer’ about intensification and developing out brownfield land, the latter should improve its transport infrastructure to ease its ‘affordability crisis.’