28 Jan 2017

The future is orbital says NLA Debate at the London Transport Museum

In the London Transport Museum’s Transportorium, located between a big red bus and a Hackney cab, NLA debated the future of the capital’s transport network at the “late debate” last week.

27 Jan 2017

London’s best home extensions and improvements revealed

The Sunken Bath Project by Studio 304 Architecture was crowned overall winner at New London Architecture’s (NLA) ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ 2017 awards ceremony last night.

23 Jan 2017

The battle for cleaner air in London

London mayor Sadiq Khan is ‘absolutely committed to tackling air pollution’ in the capital - but the city could take a leaf out of Paris’ book with its radical plans implemented quickly across the region.

17 Jan 2017

MPs hear visions for London’ future

The APPG on London’s Planning and the Built Environment met at the Houses of Parliament this week to hear visions for the capital’s future - and debate how we could get there.

22 Dec 2016

A message from Peter Murray

The one thing we can be certain of in 2017 is that uncertainty will continue as Article 50 is triggered and negotiations with Brussels begin in earnest.

13 Dec 2016

Capital ideas for working London

Technology, wellbeing and placemaking were all to the fore last night as Next Gen practitioners unveiled their capital ideas for the future of work at a PechaKucha session held in Shoreditch’s Trampery.

12 Dec 2016

Lambeth and Lendlease looking for more workspace

Local authorities across London should mirror Lambeth’s approach to encouraging developers to build more workspace, while forming educational ‘clusters’ and knowledge quarters is already proving a viable draw for those building new offices.

8 Dec 2016

Make space for work, London and New York told

London and New York are facing up to similar issues over population growth and a lack of affordable housing but must each make greater efforts to retain and grow workspace in the city without destroying their respective characters.

5 Dec 2016

Don't Move, Improve! Shortlist Announced!

A kitchen on wheels, a sunken garden bath and a £25k extension all feature on New London Architecture’s ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ 2017 shortlist. The annual competition, which this year received a record number of entries, showcases London’s best extensions and home improvement projects that demonstrate exceptional innovation in the creation of new living spaces for Londoners. ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ was recently recognised by Dezeen’s inaugural Hot List as one of the world’s most popular design awards programmes.

2 Dec 2016

Making industrial land work in London

London is facing unprecedented pressure on its industrial land, with the added threats of permitted development rights making the situation worse. So how does the city begin to accommodate the kinds of uses that, ultimately, help to make the capital tick?