The NLA Programme

NLA’s year-round programme examines all sectors of London’s built environment from housing to commercial development, regeneration to infrastructure, as well as major areas of opportunity across the capital.

A carefully curated mix of research, events and exhibitions provides comprehensive coverage of the issues affecting London’s changing physical environment.

Download the programme up to February 2017 here, and the 2017 programme themes here.

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New London Neighbourhood Tour - Isle of Dogs Cycling Tour

Cycle tours, Wednesday 31 May 2017

10:30-12:30

Join NLA Chairman, Peter Murray for this special cycling tour of the Isle of Dogs, a unique London neighbourhood set to become one of the densest parts of the UK.

London History Day at NLA - New London Model Talk

Free Event, Wednesday 31 May 2017

12:30 - 13:00

Visit New London Architecture as we celebrate Historic England’s first ever London History Day on Wednesday 31 May – the date that Big Ben first started keeping time in 1859.

NLA On Location - The Heathrow Effect: West London

On Location, Thursday 1 June 2017

09:00-15:30

Join Borough Leaders Julian Bell and Steve Curran for a full update on developments taking place across Ealing and Hounslow, at NLA’s West London ‘on location’ this June.

Cities dialogue: Active design

Free Breakfast Talk, Tuesday 6 June 2017

08:30-10:00

Bringing together the cities of Paris, New York, Copenhagen, Malmö and London, this dialogue will explore how each city is integrating active travel within new and existing pieces of city.

London: Design Capital at Vision - Powered by PechaKucha

Vision London Event, Tuesday 6 June 2017

17:30 – 19:00

London’s skills in architectural design, engineering, construction, placemaking and consultancy are exported around the world. From innovations in building technology to new approaches to city-making, London-based practices are working on a global scale.

Cities dialogue 2: Communicating architecture

Breakfast Talk , Friday 9 June 2017

08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

Before the new Rem Koolhaas and OMA designed Danish Architecture Centre opens in 2018 we bring together experts to discuss the role of architecture centres in communicating the development of cities to a wider audience.

NLA Family Walking Tour

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 June 2017

14:00 - 16:00

As part of LFA’s Fitzrovia hub weekend, come and discover Bloomsbury with your kids!

New London Neighbourhood Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 June 2017

14:00 - 16:00

Traditionally the historic and financial heart of the capital, The City of London continues to experience ongoing regeneration. Home to some of London’s largest and most high-profile tall buildings, this ever-changing neighborhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

NLA Annual Lecture 2017 by Sir David Adjaye OBE

Annual Lecture, Monday 12 June 2017

18:30-20:00

Sir David Adjaye OBE will give the NLA Annual Lecture 2017, a headline event of the London Festival of Architecture.

NLA Conference Programme at London Real Estate Forum

London Real Estate Forum

Taking place from 14-15 June 2017 and supported by the Mayor of London, Financial Times & City of Westminster, the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) is the leading conference and exhibition focused on the London property and investment market.

NLA Family Walking Tour

Walking Tours, Wednesday 21 June 2017

10:30 - 12:00

Come and discover Bloomsbury with your kids!

London’s Global Future as a Design Capital

Breakfast Talk , Friday 23 June 2017

08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

As the government negotiates the exit from the EU, how do we protect and ensure London's continued status as a global capital of built environment expertise?

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Bankside

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 June 2017

10:30 - 12:30

This area of London, along the south bank of the Thames, offers some of the most exciting and diverse spaces in the capital. With a generous supply of cultural buildings, transport links and river-side public realm, Bankside continues to see increased development of residential and workspace projects together with museum, gallery and theatre improvements.

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Open Day , Saturday 5 August 2017

10:30-13:30

Thinking of extending your home and looking for inspiration and tips on how to get started? Join us on Saturday 5 August for a day of free one-to-one

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Open Day , Saturday 30 September 2017

10:30-13:30

Thinking of extending your home and looking for inspiration and tips on how to get started? Join us on Saturday 30 September for a day of free one-to-one architect consultations.