18 Apr 2018

Reaching for the sky - 510 tall buildings set to join London skyline

London now has more than 500 tall buildings in the pipeline and a record 115 under construction, according to new research published by New London Architecture this morning.

18 Apr 2018

NLA London Tall Buildings Survey 2018: Over 500 tall buildings coming

New London Architecture (NLA) and GL Hearn’s Annual London Tall Buildings Survey, now in its fifth year, shows appetite for tall buildings in the capital remains strong

11 Apr 2018

NextGen - Looking to construction’s future

What does the future hold for the construction industry? That was the question posed to the NLA’s NextGen working group of younger professionals as they gathered at Gardiner & Theobald’s office yesterday.

6 Apr 2018

Ensuring Quality Through Planning

How is London ensuring that it gets the right sort of quality design as it sets out its mission and targets for ‘good growth’? A special think tank held at Conran & Partners’ Bermondsey office last week sought to find out.

28 Mar 2018

Construction Careers Networking

On 12 March NLA Learning hosted our second Careers Advice and Networking event for young people, following on from the success of our sold-out architecture portfolio surgery session in November 2017. This twilight event, generously hosted by Gardiner & Theobald, was a chance for teenagers to find out more about construction careers.

23 Mar 2018

Flexibility the watchword for London’s knowledge economy

How is London faring in creating the right environment to capitalise on its world-leading education and medical sector estates? NLA held a workshop with leading players across the two fields to find out, and to inform its ‘Knowledge Capital’ programme of research, conferences, talks, and tours.

22 Mar 2018

Sydney and London embrace growth, density and transport in the suburbs

Sydney and London both face a future where their housing crises are leading them to embrace ‘apartment living’, transport-led development and a reappraisal of density, especially in the suburbs.

15 Mar 2018

Making places - MIPIM day three

The final day of this year’s MIPIM on the London stand featured a major thrust towards placemaking, and how London must ensure that it keeps what makes it special as it embraces growth and a quest for housing numbers.

14 Mar 2018

Housing London - MIPIM day two

Providing adequate housing for London in both quantum and quality terms was one of the key themes of day two at this year’s MIPIM. But a truly polycentric city could also be helped by stimulating the cultural industries and providing more infrastructure that such growth will require.

14 Mar 2018

Cleaning London’s Air and Zero-Carbon Architecture – NLA at EcoBuild

New London Architecture curated two lunchtime sessions at EcoBuild, bringing lively PechaKuchas on London’s air pollution and zero-carbon architecture.
If you missed them, here is a short summary of how they went: