London at MIPIM 2019
12-15 March 2019
Join the NLA team at London at MIPIM from 12-15 March 2019. Alongside an exhibition showcasing London’s best development opportunities, the dedicated London area hosts an NLA-curated programme of talks.
Factory-made Housing: learning from postwar ‘prefab’
Breakfast Talk , Friday 9 November 2018
The failure of many of the postwar ‘prefab’ and system-built blocks has resulted in widespread negative perceptions about ‘prefabrication’ that endure today, but how are we doing things differently now?
New London Neighbourhood Tour - Shoreditch
Walking Tours, Saturday 10 November 2018
Join NLA as we explore Shoreditch, London’s creative urban neighbourhood with an ever-changing supply of start-ups, independent cafes, event spaces and pop-up retail. Discover an area of east London undergoing unprecedented transformation through infrastructure, innovation and mixed-use development.
Undergraduate Architecture: Portfolio Advice Surgeries for 16-19 year olds
Learning event , Monday 12 November 2018
If you’re applying to study architecture in September 2019 this portfolio surgery is your chance to get advice from practicing architects before the January UCAS deadline.
Factory-made Housing: a tour of NU Build Factory
Study Tour, Wednesday 21 November 2018
As part of the series exploring factory-made housing, Swan Housing are opening it’s factory doors to NLA members, providing a tour of their NU Build factory. Expect behind-the-scenes exploration and insight into their innovative approach to housing production.
Coal Drops Yard: coal shed to retail destination
Inspiring Women, Wednesday 21 November 2018
Celebrating the landmark new retail quarter at King’s Cross and its female team, this evening event will hear from Argent’s Anna Strongman and Heatherwick Studio’s Tamsin Green as they discuss the innovative project in depth.
Culture Capital? Late Debate: Race for space
Evening Discussion, Thursday 22 November 2018
London is growing – housing, commercial, transport and hospitality development are all competing for increasingly scarce space. Will there still be room for culture? For artist studios, creative workspaces, galleries, performance spaces and public art?
Borough Strategies: targets for delivering growth
Breakfast Talk , Friday 23 November 2018
08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)
In an effort to help stem the housing crisis, Mayor Sadiq Khan’s new London Plan has increased housing targets almost unilaterally across London’s local authorities.
New London Neighbourhood Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 November 2018
Following the huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas now continue to grow as one of London’s newest neighbourhoods, adapting the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings and transport links to meet future needs.
Embedding the circular economy in London
Half-day Conference, Thursday 29 November 2018
Circular Economy responds to the need to create less waste and manage the limited resources we have on our planet in a more efficient way. Principles include replacing the end-of-life concept with restoration, a shift towards the use of renewable energy, the elimination of toxic chemicals and the overall aim of eliminating waste.
Factory-made Housing: small sites and MMC
Lunchtime Talk, Friday 30 November 2018
This lunchtime talk will explore the role of modern methods of construction in unlocking small sites for development. How we can improve and aggregate procurement for small sites through digital platforms? Can we package up sites and explore standardised units to remove planning and building regulation delays?
New ideas for factory-made homes, powered by PechaKucha
Free Pecha Kucha, Tuesday 4 December 2018
A night of speedy presentations will look at innovative new ideas from both established housing professionals and representatives from NLA’s NextGen cohort.
Joined-up London: infrastructure and development
Half-day Conference, Wednesday 5 December 2018
With major infrastructure investment shaping large parts of the capital, from Euston to Old Oak Common, how is London realising the potential for good growth around these key nodes?
Factory-made Housing: curator-led tour
Curator-led Tours, Friday 7 December 2018
How are we employing innovative models of construction and delivery to meet the homes needed in the capital each year? How do we achieve a truly ‘modular mindset’ to realise the potential of these innovations?
VU.CITY digital model talk
Free Event, Friday 7 December 2018
Learn first-hand about VU.CITY - the most comprehensive interactive 3D digital model of London - and the role it can play in planning for the capital's future.