June 2017 Toggle

London Festival of Architecture 2017

The 2017 London Festival of Architecture (LFA) celebrates London as a global hub of architecture. The theme of the London Festival of Architecture 2017 is “Memory”, celebrating London as a global architectural hub, provoking questions about the life of the city, and promoting positive change to its public realm.

NLA On Location - The Heathrow Effect: West London

On Location, Thursday 1 June 2017


Join Borough Leaders Julian Bell and Steve Curran for a full update on developments taking place across Ealing and Hounslow, at NLA’s West London ‘on location’ this June.

Cities dialogue: Active design

Free Breakfast Talk, Tuesday 6 June 2017


Bringing together the cities of Paris, New York, Copenhagen, Malmö and London, this dialogue will explore how each city is integrating active travel within new and existing pieces of city.

London: Design Capital at Vision - Powered by PechaKucha

Vision London Event, Tuesday 6 June 2017

17:30 – 19:00

London’s skills in architectural design, engineering, construction, placemaking and consultancy are exported around the world. From innovations in building technology to new approaches to city-making, London-based practices are working on a global scale.

Cities dialogue 2: Communicating architecture

Breakfast Talk , Friday 9 June 2017

08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

Before the new Rem Koolhaas and OMA designed Danish Architecture Centre opens in 2018 we bring together experts to discuss the role of architecture centres in communicating the development of cities to a wider audience.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 June 2017

14:00 - 16:00

Traditionally the historic and financial heart of the capital, The City of London continues to experience ongoing regeneration. Home to some of London’s largest and most high-profile tall buildings, this ever-changing neighbourhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

NLA Family Walking Tour

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 June 2017

14:00 - 15:00

As part of LFA’s Fitzrovia hub weekend, come and discover Bloomsbury with your kids!

NLA Annual Lecture 2017 by Sir David Adjaye OBE

Annual Lecture, Monday 12 June 2017


Sir David Adjaye OBE will give the NLA Annual Lecture 2017, a headline event of the London Festival of Architecture.

NLA Conference Programme at London Real Estate Forum

London Real Estate Forum

Taking place from 14-15 June 2017 and supported by the Mayor of London, Financial Times & City of Westminster, the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) is the leading conference and exhibition focused on the London property and investment market.

Meet the buyer: Winning work abroad

Breakfast Talk , Friday 16 June 2017

08:30-09:30, one-to-one sessions from 10:15-13:30

What does it take to work in Africa, Finland, Czech Republic, Georgia or the Philippines? How do you make your business work abroad?

NLA Family Walking Tour

Walking Tours, Wednesday 21 June 2017

10:30 - 11:30

Come and discover Bloomsbury with your kids!

London’s Global Future as a Design Capital

Breakfast Talk , Friday 23 June 2017

08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

As the government negotiates the exit from the EU, how do we protect and ensure London's continued status as a global capital of built environment expertise?

Celebrating Excellent Black Architects

Soapbox talk , Friday 23 June 2017


In this lunchtime talk we will hear from the curator of the exhibition Celebrating Excellent Black Architects, Simone de Gale, and a participating architect about the great architectural projects showcased in the exhibition.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Bankside

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 June 2017

10:30 - 12:30

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.