After the Garden Bridge - the future for innovative infrastructure

Friday 6 October 2017

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

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

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Garden Bridge © Arup

What is the future of the procurement of new projects inspired by individual, groups or even Mayoral initiatives? In her report on the Garden Bridge Margaret Hodge MP said that the Mayor should be able to promote “grandes oeuvres” - how do we ensure that London can produce exciting projects which benefit the city?

Following the turbulent and controversial planning process of the Garden Bridge, we investigate what impact the project has had on procurement of innovative and self-starter projects for London. What impact has it had on the delivery of new ideas? How do we ensure London is able to deliver the projects of the future? 
 
This free NLA breakfast talk will investigate exactly what lessons can be learnt from the saga of the Garden Bridge.
 

Part of the NLA’s Placemaking & Public Realm Programme

 

Please note, until late 2018, there will be exit only and no entry to Goodge Street Tube station between 07:30 and 10:00 on weekdays. Please use nearby Tottenham Court Road or Warren Street Tube stations for the Northern line.

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Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture 
Will Hurst, Managing Editor, Architects Journal 
Artur Carulla, Partner, Allies and Morrison 
Nik Randal, Managing Director, ReForm Architects Architects
Simon Pitkeathley, Chief Executive, Camden Town Unlimited 
Iain Tuckett, Group Director, Coin Street Community Builders

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This event is free to attend but registration is essential - Click here to register 

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