31 Oct 2017

Industry urged to think creatively over integrating homes

London must not forget its ‘scruffy places’ and the importance of industrial and jobs as it looks to solve its ‘accommodation crisis’. But it must also heed City Hall advice and do more to provide successful mixed use than a Tesco Metro on the ground floor of housing projects.

31 Oct 2017

‘Affordable’ tag needs injection of reality – APPG

London must patch up its relationship with the public over so-called affordable housing by defining its parameters more realistically. But City Hall is aiming to help address quality and the housing shortfall across the capital through more intervention over land assembly, a commitment to tackling supply with new methods of construction across many tenures and a new name-and-shame database on rogue landlords.

20 Oct 2017

118km of outer London by bike - London’s Towns cycle

To celebrate the launch of NLA’s new insight study and exhibition, ‘London’s Towns: Shaping the polycentric city’, Peter Murray, NLA and Andy Matthews, Pitman Tozer Architects led a selection of London’s built environment’s best thinkers on a 10 hour cycle loop of outer London, exploring development and regeneration across London’s Towns.

19 Oct 2017

The London Stand at MIPIM UK Day 2

The NLA is running a full series of events at this year’s MIPIM UK in London’s Olympia. Here are the highlights from day two.

18 Oct 2017

London at MIPIM UK - Day 1 Round up

The NLA is running a full series of events at this year’s MIPIM UK in London’s Olympia. Here are the highlights from day one.

18 Oct 2017

Quick thinking – Speed Mentoring for the next generation

Last night 28 industry experts and many more young professionals gathered at Gardiner & Theobald and NLA for an evening of Speed Mentoring, to share and gain insight and advice on working across different sectors of the industry.

13 Oct 2017

Croydon ‘blazing a trail’ in £5bn regeneration

Croydon is ‘blazing a trail’ for other authorities to follow in the pioneering way it is pushing forward with a regeneration programme worth over £5.25 billion.

11 Oct 2017

London’s Towns urged: rise to demographic design challenge

London’s towns must put the best possible design standards at the tops of their agendas if the capital’s steep rise in population can be successfully accommodated and the city be allowed to flourish.

9 Oct 2017

Look at procurement, Mayor’s Design Advocates urged

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s new design advocates should look at ways of improving the procurement of ‘Grands Projets’ in London and beyond if some of the key lessons of the Garden Bridge saga are to be taken on board.

5 Oct 2017

London's Towns Cycle Tour

London’s Towns: Shaping the polycentric city examines the future of the capital’s outer urban centres, kicking off with a group cycle tour taking in these areas.