October 2013 Toggle

Hackney - the coolest borough?

On Location, Thursday 3 October 2013

09:00 - 17:00 (registration from 08:30)

This NLA On Location event, organised in conjunction with LB Hackney and part of the Hackney House series, will bring together key decision makers, developers, architects, occupiers, and investors to examine current activity in Hackney, drivers of change and the impact these are having on the mix of occupiers and their needs, as well as ambitions and future opportunities for the area.

Make sure you respond to the Government's Housing Standards Review

Breakfast Talk , Friday 11 October 2013

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

With consultation on the Review closing on 22 October, join us at NLA to hear from a series of industry representatives on the key proposals of the Review, and take part in discussion on how we should respond as an industry.

GLA Debate - London Infrastructure 2050

Free Event, Monday 14 October 2013

15:00 - 17:00 (registration from 14:30)

This special GLA event, supported by NLA – London’s Centre for the Built Environment, will invite a series of eminent speakers to examine new infrastructure needs and ask what impact London’s changing economic make-up will have on its long-term infrastructure requirements.

Living Suburbs: London & Paris

Free Conference, Wednesday 16 October 2013

09:00 - 13:00 (registration from 08:30)

Through expert presentations, and workshop discussions, we will be exploring ideas for getting growth going again, rebuilding confidence in run-down areas, mobilising private finance, and building social capital.

Store Street Shindig 2013 - Part of the Bloomsbury Festival

Free Event, Saturday 19 October 2013

12:00 - 17:00

NLA will be taking part in a a vibrant street party style “shindig” on Saturday 19 October, as part of the Bloomsbury Festival. The 'Store Street Shindig' is a street takeover party free for everyone to enjoy, offering a wide range of fun and creative activities across all ages.

Lessons from the Great Estates: Long-termism and sustainability

Half-day Conference , Thursday 24 October 2013

08:30 - 12:30 (Registration from 08:00)

This NLA conference will examine the key issues that face the development of London's ‘Great Estates’ and the lessons that they have for contemporary planning, placemaking and estate management.

NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars #4: Historic Preservation and City Renewal

NY-LON, Friday 25 October 2013

13:30 - 15:30 (Lunch from 13:30)

This special seminar is the fourth in an NLA series supported by KPF, and in association with the Forum for Urban Design, and takes place simultaneously in New York and London to share knowledge and explore the key issues facing the built environment in both cities.