November 2015 Toggle

City of London On Location: Future-proofing the Square Mile

On Location, Tuesday 3 November 2015

09:00 – 18:00 (registration from 08:30)

NLA’s annual ‘On Location’ event examined the future for development and infrastructure in the City of London and how the City is looking to ‘future proof’ the Square Mile so that it continues to evolve as one of the world’s most successful financial and business districts.

New Ideas for Housing: Tools for accelerating delivery

Half-day Conference, Wednesday 11 November 2015

09:00-12:30

The delivery of new homes in London has to at least double from its current rate. As part of the New Ideas for Housing series of events, this NLA major half-day conference examined new approaches and innovations to accelerating housing delivery in London.

New London Walking Tour: Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 14 November 2015

14:00-16:00 (registration from 13:45)

Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours. Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of six Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history. Discover major new architectural landmarks alongside lighter touch interventions, and how these projects are being embedded into and are adding new dimensions to the fabric of the city's historic urban context.

New Ideas for Housing: Reinventing the mansion block

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 20 November 2015

08:30 – 10:00 (registration from 08:00)

What should the home of the future look like in a densely populated capital? This NLA breakfast talk examined the historic London mansion block and how far this typology can be reinvented to create new higher-density homes that people aspire to live in.

New London Walking Tour: The City

Walking Tours, Wednesday 25 November 2015

10:30 - 12:30 (registration from 10:15)

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE. IF YOU ARE BOOKING AFTER 3PM ON TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER, PLEASE ENSURE TO BRING YOUR BOOKING CONFIRMATION WITH YOU ON THE DAY. Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours, now taking place twice a month! Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of eight Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

Re-Inventing the London Plan

Charette, Friday 27 November 2015

09:00 – 17:00

This full-day NLA Charrette was convened to help inform thinking around the next iteration of the London Plan in the run up to a new Mayor. It provided an exciting and unique opportunity for the voice of the built environment profession to feed into this work.