May 2017 Toggle

NYLON #11 Deputy Mayor Dialogue: Grappling with Growth - London

NY-LON, Tuesday 9 May 2017

17:30-19:00 (with registration from 17:00)

As New York contemplates a major reform in its Fair Share policy and areas are being rezoned to unlock more affordable housing, London is working towards Sadiq’s a City for All Londoners. But change is happening rapidly and dramatically - how can we ensure healthy densification with the right distribution of community infrastructure? How do we connect new and existing communities with the pace of change?

NYLON #11 Deputy Mayor Dialogue: Grappling with Growth - New York

NY-LON, Tuesday 9 May 2017

12:00 - 14:00 (EDT)

As New York contemplates a major reform in its Fair Share policy and areas are being rezoned to unlock more affordable housing, London is working towards Sadiq’s a City for All Londoners. But change is happening rapidly and dramatically - how can we ensure healthy densification with the right distribution of community infrastructure? How do we connect new and existing communities with the pace of change?

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Saturday 13 May 2017

14:00-16:00 (Registration at 13:45)

Following the huge success of the 2012 Olympic Games, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas now continue to grow as one of London’s newest neighbourhoods, adapting the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings and transport links to meet future needs.

London: Design Capital events programme

Free Event

17 May - 12 July

Explore the global reach of London’s built environment industry at NLA this spring with London: Design Capital - the new exhibition and Insight Study. Join us for presentations and discussions on key projects and what needs to happen to protect London’s status as a design capital.

Taking Stock: London’s evolving markets

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 19 May 2017

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

London’s street markets are part of the city’s DNA – playing a key role in the identity of an area, and bringing social and economic benefits to consumers, residents and workers alike.

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Open Day , Saturday 20 May 2017

10:30-14:00

Thinking of extending your home and looking for inspiration and tips on how to get started? Join us on Saturday 20 May for a day of free one-to-one architect consultations and family activities

How do we retain London's character in a period of rapid growth?

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 23 May 2017

09:00-12:30

Join us as we explore how London’s historic fabric is adapting to change - from individual buildings to major areas of regeneration. How is London’s character evolving? And how do we make the best use of London’s heritage assets for London’s growing population?

London: Design Capital - Transport & Infrastructure, Powered by PechaKucha

Pecha Kucha, Tuesday 23 May 2017

18:30-20:30 (registration from 18:00)

Are we thinking radically enough about London’s infrastructure? Autonomous vehicles are now on the ground, so what’s next and how do we build for it? How are other global cities implementing innovation within their transport systems and can we learn from these international examples? What does the future of movement look like in London?

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.

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.