The NLA Programme

NLA’s year-round programme examines all sectors of London’s built environment from housing to commercial development, regeneration to infrastructure, as well as major areas of opportunity across the capital.

A carefully curated mix of research, events and exhibitions:

What's on
July-September 2019 – download pdf here

October-December 2019 – download pdf here 

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Innovation in the Royal Docks

, Thursday 21 November 2019

18:30-21:00

An evening showcase of innovation and development in the Royal Docks; a unique city waterfront and growing home for business and culture in East London.

The River Thames: Little London Under 5s Mornings

Learning event , Monday 25 November 2019

11:00 - 12:00

Parents and children Under 5 can join us weekly all November for storytelling, craft, songs and Duplo play time around the London model.

Undergraduate Portfolio Advice Surgeries for pupils in Year 12 and 13

Learning event , Monday 25 November 2019

16:30-18:00

If you’re applying to study architecture in September 2020 this portfolio surgery is your chance to get advice from practicing architects before the January UCAS deadline.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Wednesday 27 November 2019

10:30-12:30

Following the huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas 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.

Future Streets half-day conference

Half-day Conference, Thursday 28 November 2019

09:00-13:00

Streets are the foundation of our urban life, they make up more than 80 percent of all public space in London, used every day by millions of Londoners and tourists to move around, whether on foot, bicycle, car or bus. They are the lifeblood for goods to be transported and moved around the city to keep it alive, alongside providing vital and regular places for green infrastructure, local markets and other social space for the city’s social life to occur.

Family Model Talk

Model Talk, Saturday 30 November 2019

12:30-13:00

Our amazing 1:2000 scale model of London is 3D printed and includes over 170,000 buildings!

Family Films

, Saturday 7 December 2019

14:00

From Mary Poppins to Paddington Bear London makes a star appearance in many of our favourite family films.

New models of housing for London

Half-day Conference, Thursday 12 December 2019

09:30-13:00 (registration from 09:00)

From Co-living, to sheltered accommodation and third age housing this conference explores housing solutions for London.

Saturday Club for 8-12yrs

Learning event , Saturday 14 December 2019

10:30-12:30

Did you know London is growing? By the year 2041 there will be over 10 million people living in our city!

New London Architecture Walking Tour - King's Cross St Pancras

Walking Tours, Saturday 14 December 2019

14:00-16:00

The dramatic renewal of this key two-station transport hub kick-started the regeneration of King’s Cross, 67acres of old railway and industrial land being transformed into a vibrant new neighbourhood for living, working, learning and play.