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The New US Embassy in London
Friday 26 February 2010 – Saturday 20 March 2010
In January 2009 the competition was launched to find an architect to design the new London Embassy for the United States of America for its new site in Nine Elms, Vauxhall. The competition was organised by the US Department of State and involved a jury of distinguished American and British leaders in the fields of Architecture, Academia and Diplomacy.
Pop Up City
Wednesday 24 March 2010 – Thursday 6 May 2010
Over the past two years the property market has experienced the most difficult business conditions in living memory. Falling values, lack of demand for commercial space and tight funding conditions have meant there is a real possibility of development sites laying empty for a number of years.
Sustainable Suburbia: A Walkable Garden Suburb
Monday 10 May 2010 – Saturday 12 June 2010
New housing in England continues to be built on an average of 25 dwellings per hectare (dph) although more than half of this is built at less than 20 dph. Far greater densities could be achieved, which would bring the benefits of walkable communities, sustainable public transport and lower infrastructure costs while still allowing privacy and security.
Strata SE1 - A landmark for urban living
Monday 17 May 2010 – Saturday 12 June 2010
This exhibition, devised by architects BFLS and developer Brookfield, celebrates London’s tallest residential tower.
We Love Store Street
Saturday 26 June 2010 – Sunday 4 July 2010
NLA has transformed Store Street's South Crescent into a pop-up 'pocket' park for one week from Friday 25 June - Saturday 3 July as part of the Love Your Street programme of the London Festival of Architecture.
BOOM ROOM - New Estonian Architecture NLA / RCA Student Prize Exhibition
Saturday 19 June 2010 – Saturday 31 July 2010
The economic boom in Estonia in the last decade has led to the creation of an unprecedented number of new architectural bureaus staffed, for the most part, by young architects. As a result, the country’s young architecture is contemporary, innovative and high-quality. 'BOOM ROOM: New Estonian Architecture' showcases the work of young architects from the country.
NLA / RCA Student Prize Exhibition
Saturday 7 August 2010 – Thursday 21 October 2010
Winner of this year's NLA/ RCA Student Architecture prize Stuart Evans presents his work 'Sheikh, Rattle and Roll', looking at the Chelsea Barracks site and the appropriateness of contemporary architecture styles within the site's traditional English context.
Who Runs London
Wednesday 17 November 2010 – Wednesday 17 November 2010
A visual guide to the public bodies in London, produced by LCA and NLA, with some help from Tony Travers of the LSE.
Cook's Camden - Exhibition
Wednesday 27 October 2010 – Saturday 27 November 2010
An exhibition of the work of Sydney Cook, borough architect in Camden (1965-73) to mark the centenary of his birth in 1910.
Crossrail: Shaping the future of London
Friday 19 November 2010 – Saturday 5 February 2011
Work is well underway on Crossrail, the largest civil engineering project in Europe whose scale of investment is greater than that of the 2012 Olympic Games.
Don't Move, Improve! 2010
Friday 17 December 2010 – Thursday 31 March 2011
An exhibition of the winning and shortlisted projects from Don't Move, Improve! 2010, an NLA competition in its second year to find the capital's best designed and most innovative home extensions and small office conversions.