London and Sydney: polycentric cities

International Dialogue , Thursday 22 March 2018

08:00-10:00

According to the Sydney Plan, a “30-minute city” is one where, no matter where you live, you can easily access the places you need to visit on a daily basis. As Sydney and London evolve as polycentric cities, how are we addressing liveability? Are we successfully creating 30-minute cities? How are both cities planning for rapid growth and addressing key issues such as housing delivery and transport provision?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 23 March 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Don’t Move, Improve! Winners present…Sun Rain Rooms

Free Event, Friday 23 March 2018

13:15-13:45

Anna Liu of Tonkin Liu architects presents Sun Rain Rooms - the inspiring overall winner of this year’s Don’t Move, Improve! competition.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Victoria

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 March 2018

10:30-12:30

Book-ended by Buckingham Palace to the west and Westminster Abbey to the east, Victoria is a truly unique neighbourhood, experiencing unprecedented new developments and rebuilds.

Knowledge Capital events programme

Programme of events

The Knowledge Capital research paper is accompanied by a publication, an exhibition and showcase of London education, innovation and health projects and initiatives, as well a three-month programme of events, from May - July 2018, including the following debates, talks and visits:

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 6 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 13 April 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Bankside

Walking Tours, Saturday 14 April 2018

14:00-16:00

This area of London, along the south bank of the Thames, offers some of the most exciting and diverse spaces in the capital. With a generous supply of cultural buildings, transport links and river-side public realm, Bankside continues to see increased development of residential and workspace projects together with museum, gallery and theatre improvements.