London’s changing skyline: the future of tall buildings

Thursday 28 March 2019


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

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Which areas of London are seeing major changes due to tall buildings? What is the impact on local neighbourhoods and how do the planning system cope with the challenges that tall buildings bring? How do we ensure these are of the highest quality of design and do not harm London’s rich historic heritage?

New London Architecture and the research team will discuss the findings of the latest NLA London Tall Buildings Survey 2019, providing the annual snapshot of new tall developments in London. 

With the majority of tall buildings in the pipeline being residential, what role do tall buildings play in accommodating an increasing population? What do they deliver in terms of affordable housing? Are they the best way to deliver density? Are they more expensive to build and maintain?

In this NLA conference we bring together built environment experts to discuss the future of London’s skyline.

This event is part of NLA’s Tall Buildings Programme, which gives an annual update on the current tall buildings pipeline, analysing the changes over the past year, the effect of Brexit, the planning tools currently in use and ultimately discussing the role of tall buildings in London’s growth.

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Ticket Cost £169 +VAT - click here to book

NLA members and partners are entitled to free and discounted tickets at NLA half-day conferences. If you are a member or partner and are unsure how to make use of your membership in this way or you would like to become a member and discuss membership options, please contact Aurelia Amanitis or call 0207 636 4044.

If you experience any issues whilst making a booking please contact Beatriz Chivite or call 020 7636 4044.

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Kath Scanlon, Distinguished Policy Fellow, LSE London
Stuart Baillie, Head of Planning (London and South East), GL Hearn
Javier Quintana, Chairman, CTBUH UK, Director, IDOM UK
Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Chair)
John Parker, Senior Technical Director, WSP
Riette Oosthuizen, Urban Planning Partner, HTA Design LLP
Emily Gee, Regional Director, London & South East, Historic England
Colin Wilson, Head of Regeneration Old Kent Road, LB Southwark
Ian Rae, Head of Planning, LB Hackney
Gordon Ingram, Senior Partner, GIA
Keith Priest, Founding Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects
Steve Watts, Partner, Alinea Consulting
Mark Swinburne, Project Director, Argent
John Bushell, Principal, KPF
Simon Henley, Principal, Henley Halebrown
Gerry O’Brien, Design Director, AKT II

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