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New London Quarterly is NLA’s magazine about built environment issues as they affect the capital. Edited by David Taylor, it includes news, views, ideas and interviews of and by the architectural, planning, political and construction professions, alongside features about locations and themes and the policy decisions behind them. It also includes coverage of the NLA events programme, as well as building reviews and interviews.

CONTENTS

Need to know 

The quarter – our potted summary of all the key news events this term

Portfolio 

Tall storeys – the latest NLA research on skyscrapers in the capital

Viewpoint 

We ask: what is the role of tall buildings in London?

Soundbites 

Who said what at the main NLA events this quarter

Murray Mint

Lucie Murray (no relation) on the work NLA is doing in the international picture

New Londoner 

Newham’s first directly elected female Mayor, Rokhsana Fiaz. By David Taylor

Capital idea

Ideas this quarter from BDG on workspace and Sheppard Robson on reusing retail

Opinion 

Opinions this quarter from London Business Alliance, SimpsonHaugh, The Crown Estate, Atkins and Waltham Forest

Interview

L&Q’s Fiona Fletcher-Smith on making a real difference in housing. By David Taylor

From the team

Lettie McKie showcases work on getting the next generation involved in the built environment

Top of their game 

The all-female Coal Drops Yard delivery team tell Louise Rodgers how they created the King’s Cross scheme

Letter from the boroughs 

Enfield Council’s Sarah Cary on the regeneration her rejuvenated authority is masterminding

Briefing notes 

The low-down on all of NLA’s recent conferences and events

Coffee break

We put the questions to two respondents this time: Julie Nirigoyen from the UKGBC and Pam Alexander from CommonPlace

Building review

The Horizon Building – Farrells Architects’ office-to-resi scheme for U+I in Ilford gets the building review treatment

The directory

Our guide to the companies and properties in London, complete with agents’ views on specific areas

My London 

Deputy Mayor for transport Heidi Alexander sings the praises of Canary Wharf

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