March 2016 Toggle

Don’t Move, Improve! Breakfast Talk

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 4 March 2016

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

Celebrating the best of this year’s Don’t Move, Improve awards, this Breakfast Talk will see three winning practices discuss their home extension projects.

NLA New Ideas for Housing at Ecobuild

Pecha Kucha, Tuesday 8 March 2016

12:00-13:15

This year’s Ecobuild Fringe will feature an exciting NLA PechaKucha, hearing from innovative organisations presenting on their fresh thinking around the delivery of homes for Londoners.

Tall Buildings in London - Annual Update

Half-day Conference, Wednesday 9 March 2016

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

This half-day conference will launch the NLA London Tall Buildings Survey 2016, produced with research partners GL Hearn, and with support from data partners EG, into the number of tall buildings in the pipeline for London and will hear from policy makers, local authorities, developers and their consultants to discuss key issues around how London is planning for and bringing forward tall towers.

The future of London’s Open Workspaces

Breakfast Talk , Friday 11 March 2016

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

Open Workspaces, that is incubators, coworking, artist and maker spaces, contribute vastly, not only to local communities, but to London’s economic diversity and future growth. But are we doing enough to support these spaces? What is their value within development, and can they address wider issues on the affordability and availability of space for small businesses?

New London Walking Tour - Bloomsbury 

Walking Tours, Saturday 12 March 2016

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

Bloomsbury, the London heart of the old Bedford Estates, continues its rapid evolution. Join us as we discover a wealth of new and retrofitted developments at some of the area’s oldest medical and academic establishments, articulating a 21st century commitment to the area’s leading role in research and cultural development. 

Old Oak Common: One year on

Briefing , Tuesday 22 March 2016

9:00 - 11:30 (registration from 08:30)

This briefing will provide a pre-election update on progress at Old Oak Common, the UK’s largest regeneration project, before the Mayoral election race kicks in fully.

New London Walking Tour - King's Cross St Pancras 

Walking Tours, Wednesday 30 March 2016

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

The dramatic renewal of this key two-station transport hub kick-started the transformation of 67acres of old railway and industrial land behind, now known as King’s Cross Central.