February 2018 Toggle

NLA Nights at The Village Hall, Battersea Power Station

NLA Nights, Thursday 1 February 2018

18:30-20:30

NLA Members are invited to join us for drinks and networking at an NLA Nights at The Village Hall, Battersea Power Station on Thursday 1 February 2018, hosted by Battersea Power Station Development Company.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 2 February 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Security Briefing: public realm design to protect Londoners

Breakfast Talk , Friday 2 February 2018

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

A strictly members-only briefing by a specialist UK Government Security Advisor on current security threats and how good design can safeguard our streets and public spaces.

The Big Debate - Have your say on the new London Plan

Big Debate, Monday 5 February 2018

18.00-20:15 (doors open 17:00)

Join us and have your say about the Mayor’s new London Plan, the document that sets out the key policies to guide London’s spatial development for decades to come, addressing major challenges such as the provision of housing and sustainable transport for a growing city.

A crisis for the next generation - is London just for the wealthy?

An NLA debate for Surface Design Show, Tuesday 6 February 2018

18:30-19:30 (followed by drinks)

NLA and RIBA host the Surface Design Show’s opening night live debate to debate these issues, bringing together housing experts with young architects to discuss what London needs in order to attract and retain the younger population.

London’s Great Estates - supporting growth for the future

Half-day Conference, Wednesday 7 February 2018

09:00-13:00

London’s Estates, a complex network of ‘little villages’ spread across the city have made it unique among global cities. The long term approach to placemaking, regeneration and management allow London’s Estates to evolve, develop and reinvent themselves in response to changing demands and uncertain economic climates.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 9 February 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 February 2018

14:00-16:00

Just 28 years after construction began, Canary Wharf is one of London’s planning success stories. This walk will explore new developments in the area as it prepares for the arrival of Crossrail in 2018.

The Business Case for Diversity

Evening Discussion, Tuesday 13 February 2018

18:30-20:30

Across London’s built environment, diversity and the role of women in the industry has been rising up the agenda. Examining a crucial question for the industry, this panel discussion will discuss what difference a diverse workforce can make to a company’s bottom line.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 16 February 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Walkable London: upgrading the urban prosperity engine

Lunchtime Talk, Friday 16 February 2018

13:15-13:45

Free lunchtime talk, with Patrik Schumacher as part of ‘Walkable London: Upgrading the urban prosperity engine’.

London 2050: is a greener, zero-carbon city possible?

Pecha Kucha, Thursday 22 February 2018

18:00-21:00

The Mayor of London has set his ambitious to make the capital carbon neutral by 2050, with a commitment to extend London’s green cover to 50%. How can the built environment community respond to achieve these goals? What key challenges do we need to address first, and what solutions can we provide as an industry?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 23 February 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Crossrail: Above the ground

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 23 February 2018

08:30-09:30 (registration from 8:00)

As London prepares for the opening of the Elizabeth Line, NLA brings together those who have been working to reconfigure the capital’s urban realm and utilising this major infrastructure project to improve London’s pedestrian routes and public spaces.

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Free Event, Saturday 24 February 2018

10:00-16:00

NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Covent Garden

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 February 2018

10:30-12:30

Join NLA as we explore one of London’s most exciting and densely populated residential, retail and office neighbourhoods, anchored around one of London’s most visited sites, Covent Garden Market.