7 Nov 2016

Made in NLA: Resident maker Lana Alana

NLA is celebrating London’s role in enabling a vibrant and diverse ecology of makers to produce high quality work as part of our WRK / LDN insight study. We spoke to Lana Alana, our second resident maker, for the latest in our series looking at the resurgence of artisanal products and what London has to offer.

2 Nov 2016

Deyan Sudjic talks to NLA about the eagerly awaited Design Museum

This month’s London Architecture Diary guest editor is The Design Museum Director, Deyan Sudjic, giving his recommendation for the best architecture, art and design events talking place across London this November.

2 Nov 2016

Property must get its diversity house in order, Dix tells NLA

London’s development industry needs to ‘fish’ in a deeper, wider recruitment pool to create a better environment in which diversity can flourish and, in turn, to help to create a better city.

1 Nov 2016

Made in NLA: Resident maker Juan Junca

As part of a new series celebrating the overwhelming diversity of products being made in London, we spoke to our first resident maker Juan Junca about his business and what London has to offer.

27 Oct 2016

London’s workplaces set to thrive

London’s workplaces face threats from permitted development rights, the lack of affordability of housing for staff and the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. But the capital is fully able to fight off all three as well as the competing cities of Frankfurt, Paris, Dublin and Amsterdam, just as it has ridden the storms of various booms-and-busts over the decades.

26 Oct 2016

Spoken Word at NLA for Step-Out Store Street

Store Street was alight with fire, music and dance last Friday night for Step-Out Store Street, Bloomsbury Festival’s annual Friday night party. At The Building Centre, the crowds were invited in to a special evening of Spoken Word around the New London Model, hosted by New London Architecture and the Built Environment Trust.

24 Oct 2016

Housing for the third age

London needs a concerted campaign ‘on a grand scale’ and a widespread change of mindset if it is to avoid a ‘tidal wave’ of housing need from older people. The profession has failed to provide enough high quality, affordable, and flexible accommodation for its older citizens, must learn from countries like Denmark, Holland and Germany, and the city must better appreciate the widespread benefits and more balanced communities that intergenerational housing can bring.

19 Oct 2016

Cllr Davis – let us retain more business rates to reinvest in West End

Westminster City Council has lodged a bid with central government to retain more of the business rates it raises and use the cash to improve the West End.

13 Oct 2016

Next London Plan to protect the capital’s workspaces

The next London Plan will include greater protection for the capital’s workspaces against major threats including permitted development rights. That was according to Deputy Mayor for Regeneration, Planning and Skills Jules Pipe last night as he launched NLA’s new insight study, exhibition, and programme of events on the fast changing world of work, WRK/LDN.

13 Oct 2016

Press Release: London’s global competitiveness at stake...

Major study reveals the changing nature of work in the capital and makes recommendations to secure its long-term economic success