February 2019 Toggle

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 1 February 2019

12:30-13:00

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

How do we deliver more and better quality schools for London?

Think Tank, Tuesday 5 February 2019

08:30-10:00

As populations continue to grow, can London’s social infrastructure cope? What steps need to be taken now to ensure we are delivering enough new schools places for the future?

Factory-made Housing: is this the solution to building better homes long-term?

NLA Members Event, Tuesday 5 February 2019

18:30-19:30

‘Factory-made’ homes are being advocated by national and Mayoral policy as one of the key solutions to housing demand, but how are we embedding quality within the design and manufactureprocess to ensurewe create homes, and that we’re not just meeting housing targets?

NextGen Speed Mentoring

NextGen, Wednesday 6 February 2019

18:00-21:00

NLA speed mentoring evenings provide a rare opportunity to meet with established professionals working across the industry – come armed with questions about projects, challenges you’re currently facing or your career progression.

NLA On Location – Wembley: urbanising suburbia

On Location, Thursday 7 February 2019

12:30-19:00

World famous for its football stadium, Wembley is no stranger to fast-paced development. The Wembley of today however, takes a more long-term, mixed-use outlook – evidenced by its role within the winning vision for an inclusive Borough of Culture in 2020.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 8 February 2019

12:30-13:00

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

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 8 February 2019

13:00-13:30

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.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 9 February 2019

14:00-16:00

Just 30 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 2019.

Top of the POPS: the future of privately-owned, publicly-accessible space

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 12 February 2019

09:00-12:30

What is the future of public space in London? As more of London’s private land opens for public access, what are the key challenges being tackled to ensure places function for all? How will these new places be managed and maintained and how is good quality public space designed and delivered?

Big data and the design of cities - Chicago and London

International Dialogue , Wednesday 13 February 2019

14:00-16:00

How is the collection and dissemination of big data changing how we plan and build cities? How does the collated information enable collaborative, connected and responsive cities? How do we ensure that this data informs future development and is shared openly with all of those with a stake in that future? How do we address the nervousness around the collection and use of data? As Chicago embarks on a huge project to collect real-time data on urban environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use, and London develops the Smarter London Together roadmap which aims to make London the smartest city in the world, we invite dialogue between these two global cities to look at the use of open data.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 15 February 2019

12:30-13:00

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

Half Day Digital Design Workshop (14-19 yrs)

Learning event , Monday 18 February 2019

10:30-13:00

NLA houses a unique 1:2000 scale model of central London that shows its development past, present and future.

Careers Advice and Networking: Property Careers (14-19 yrs)

Learning event , Monday 18 February 2019

16:30-18:00

A chance for young people interested in property careers to hear from and network with a range of professionals including planners, surveyors, agents and developers about careers in the property industry.

Half-Term Architectural Design Course: How to Make a Place (14-19 yrs)

Learning event

22-24 February 2019

From King’s Cross to Stratford, the built environment of London has changed dramatically over the last decade.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 22 February 2019

12:30-13:00

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

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 22 February 2019

13:00-13:30

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.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Shoreditch

Walking Tours, Wednesday 27 February 2019

10:30-12:30

Join NLA as we explore Shoreditch, London’s creative urban neighbourhood with an ever-changing supply of start-ups, independent cafes, underground clubs, event spaces and pop-up retail. Discover an area of east London undergoing unprecedented transformation through infrastructure, innovation and mixed-use development.

NLA's Big Quiz!

Charity Quiz, Thursday 28 February 2019

18:15-21:30 (arrivals from 18:00)

NLA’s Big Quiz is back! Get ready to test your knowledge of London’s history, music and current affairs, and be in with the chance of winning some excellent prizes.