July 2019 Toggle

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 5 July 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.

Public Purpose: the re-emergence of public sector development

Evening Discussion, Monday 8 July 2019

18:00-20:30

With local authorities across London seeking to deliver development on a scale not seen since the heydays of the 1960s and 70s, we’re seeing councils show an increasing drive to build on their own terms.

London and Melbourne: what makes a ‘liveable’ city?

International Dialogue , Thursday 11 July 2019

09:00-11:00

Victoria is the fastest growing state in Australia and is expected to support at least 10 million people by 2051, with 8 million living in Melbourne, not far off London’s anticipated population of 11 million by 2050. Both cities face complex challenges as they plan and build for this growth, most critically how they can ensure this growth is sustainable and enhances ‘liveability’.

London’s Retail - Research Launch

, Friday 12 July 2019

08:30 – 09:30

The retail sector faces an unprecedented era of flux. With the rise of rents, online retailing, new technologies and changing consumer expectations, London’s retail landscape is evolving fast to meet new demands.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 13 July 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.

City Tour: Engineering the Square Mile

Walking Tours, Saturday 13 July 2019

14:00 – 15:30

The City of London is home to many spectacular and celebrated feats of engineering, from the new Crossrail network to the bridges which span the River Thames.

Saturday Club for 8-12yrs - The Future of London Lego Challenge

Learning event , Saturday 13 July 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!

NLA On Location – The SE1 Powerhouse: South Bank to London Bridge

On Location, Wednesday 17 July 2019

13:00-19:00

Between London Bridge and Waterloo stations, London’s South Bank is changing, evidenced in the amount of development currently reshaping the area.

Public Housing Heroes, powered by PechaKucha

Free Pecha Kucha, Thursday 18 July 2019

18:30-21:00

An evening of quick-fire presentations exploring past, present and future examples of high-quality public housing.

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 19 July 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.

Reimagining Central Somers Town

, Friday 19 July 2019

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

Caught between the railway tracks of Euston and St. Pancras stations, Somers Town is one of only a few substantial areas of publicly-owned land in Central London. As such, it presents a unique opportunity to explore innovative models to deliver much-needed homes and public amenity for a neighbourhood with many needs.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 19 July 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.

Free London Model and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 26 July 2019

12:30-13:30

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

Architectural Design Academy - workshop for 16-18 year olds

Learning event

29 July-2 August

A free course for young people aged 16-18yrs who will get the chance develop their design skills and knowledge of London’s architecture. Through a range of hands-on practical activities such as digital design, architectural drawing and model making workshops as well as inspiring trips to new developments you will have a fun, challenging and creative chance to learn more about architectural design and built environment engineering careers.

Breaking Boundaries

Breakfast Talk , Tuesday 30 July 2019

08:30 – 09:30 (registration from 08:00)

In collaboration with Women in the City join Gwen Rhys for this breakfast talk at The City Centre to hear from a cross section of influential female engineers who have worked on key projects both in The City of London and further afield.

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

Walking Tours, Wednesday 31 July 2019

10:30-12:30

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.