18 Jul 2018

Workplaces should concentrate on creating the right culture

The workplace of the future will be more about creating a ‘community’, both inside and out of buildings, with developers and architects becoming more ‘facilitators’ and ‘encouragers’ to create the right culture in which workers can thrive.

18 Jul 2018

NLA preview the new Tottenham Court Road Elizabeth Line station

The NLA team recently had the honour of visiting the new Tottenham Court Road Elizabeth Line station whilst under-construction – realising a dream we’ve all had for years. We eagerly gambled down the road from the NLA offices to the new Dean Street entrance, where we were met with the new purple roundel – our first glimpse at the Elizabeth Line which will soon transform London’s transport network. Over 600 people are working on the station at the moment, with station architects HawkinsBrown and contractor Laing O’Rourke leading the project.

4 Jul 2018

Do more on diversity, Mayor Sadiq Khan tells industry at New London Awards 2018 ceremony

London's development industry must do more to improve diversity levels to better reflect the city it builds in, said Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, in a keynote address today to over 700 built environment professionals.

2 Jul 2018

More than housing - South East bids to raise quality

How can the wider south eastern region of the UK complement and help London’s growth whilst still maintaining quality and avoiding the alienation of its existing communities?

27 Jun 2018

Isle of Dogs glimpses ‘ultra-high density’ future

The developers and architects creating what will be the densest area of the UK must strive to provide enough social infrastructure or risk losing both its essential character and the living standards of the strong local community.

26 Jun 2018

RA redefines itself through Chipperfield scheme

The Royal Academy of Arts used its David Chipperfield-designed remodelling process to question its place in the world for the last 250 years and ask what it can be in the next 250.

25 Jun 2018

Digital and devolution failures threaten London development

Developers and local authorities must get better at taking communities through the benefits of their schemes as well as the items they may need to work on together, against a background of more effective partnership working. But London is facing a difficult battle to stay competitive given a central government that does not view digital infrastructure as a high priority and its refusal to allow the capital to spend the taxes it raises.

19 Jun 2018

Press Release - London’s best building designs to be announced by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will address over 700 leading professionals and decision-makers in the built environment and announce the winner of the Mayor’s Prize, at the prestigious New London Architecture (NLA) New London Awards ceremony on 4 July at The Guildhall.

18 Jun 2018

Where thinking joins up – NLA joins the Knowledge Quarter

NLA are excited to announce our recent joining of the Knowledge Quarter.

15 Jun 2018

LREF daily review – day two

LREF’s second and final day this year – and last appearance in Berkeley Square before its move to the HAC in 2019 – began with a look at ‘good growth’ and whether it was more than just a buzzword (or words). Following are some of the quotes and highlights from some of the other debates.