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Cities the world over are tackling the same critical issues; London is no anomaly when it comes to massive population growth and the challenges this brings, so how are major urban centers planning for the future? 

NLA’s expanding International Dialogues programme offers a forum to discuss how cities can and should grow, sharing best practice with cities around the world – from New York to Cogenhagen, Berlin and Hong Kong – and fostering cross-city dialogue and learning.

The programme underlines the strength and importance of architecture, engineering, urban design and construction, highlighting London both as a global centre of excellence and as a significant exporter of services within the creative industries sector. 

As part of International Dialogues, the next NLA Insight Study, London: Design Capital, will showcase work currently being carried out by London-based consultancies in global markets, from masterplans through to individual schemes; highlight the new skills and technologies being developed in the capital; and study the impact that any restriction on free movement may have on the industry’s ability to continue to deliver high-quality work in volume. 

London Design Capital will launch in May 2017 with a publication and two-month exhibition at the NLA’s galleries in central London, on show during the London Festival of Architecture and London Real Estate Forum. This will be backed up by a year-round programme of international conferences, visits and the creation of a network across European cities to facilitate the exchange of ideas and contacts across key global markets.

There are opportunities to become either a Champion or Supporter of this programme. To find out more about how you could get involved in the events and output across our platforms please get in touch with the Membership Team via Janette Murphy

Prices start from £3,950 + VAT for 12 month support


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