Are space standards limiting London’s housing supply?
Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 14 July 2017
08:30 - 09:30 (Registration from 08:00)
The diversity of London’s housing stock must respond to the diversity of the Londoners it aims to serve. But are we building homes at the right shapes and sizes or are we bound by policies that don’t reflect the flexibility of those who live here?
Smart London: How can technology inform city shaping?
Half-day Conference, Wednesday 19 July 2017
Following on from NLA’s Big Debate on the London Plan in January, this half day conference will ask: Should the use of digital planning form part of the next London Plan?
Public sector should lead on ‘Plantech’
Thursday 20 July 2017
London is blessed with tech companies coming up with innovative ways of trying to bring planning out of the dark ages and into a digital future. But the public sector must step up to formalise a single response for the benefit of planners and the wider public alike.
From Wasteland to Playground: Lee Valley Regional Park at 50
Soapbox talk , Friday 21 July 2017
Free lunchtime talk from the curators of ‘From Wasteland to Playground: Lee Valley Regional Park at 50’, a new exhibition charting the transformation of a neglected, polluted and abandoned industrial corridor into one of the UK’s premier sport, leisure and nature destinations, attracting 7 million visits a year.
Summer Academy for Young People: Architecture, Planning and Design
24-28 July, 10:30-16:00
If you’re considering pursuing a career in architecture or planning, are interested in the construction industry or just want to find out more about how to have a voice in your city then New London Architecture’s Summer Academy is where you need to be this July.
New London Neighbourhood Tour - West End
Walking Tours, Wednesday 26 July 2017
World famous for its theatres, retail and night life, discover London’s West End as it undergoes massive transformation and new placemaking projects.
Inspiring Women Speed Mentoring
NLA Members Event, Monday 31 July 2017
This event forms part of NLA’s Inspiring Women initiative, bringing together the built environment’s younger talent with more established professionals for a night of encouragement and inspiration, creating an opportunity to discuss a particular challenge or seek career advice.
Active Travel Summit: How do we build healthy streets?
Half-day Conference, Wednesday 2 August 2017
London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman, will be joined by Transport for London; London Cycle Campaign; Cross River Partnership; and a panel of architects, engineers and consultants to assess the Mayor’s 25 year transport strategy and the plans for delivering Healthy Streets in the capital.
Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries
Open Day , Saturday 5 August 2017
Thinking of extending your home and looking for inspiration and tips on how to get started? Join us on Saturday 5 August for a day of free one-to-one architect consultations.
New London Neighbourhood Tour - Canary Wharf
Walking Tours, Saturday 12 August 2017
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.