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Bodies in Urban Spaces

Performance Art

13 - 14 June, 08:30, 12:30 and 17:30

Austrian choreographer Willi Dorner brings his imaginative, immersive performance to the City, where viewers will watch performers squeeze their bodies into seemingly impossibly tight nooks and crannies for this pop-up piece – bodies in urban spaces.

21 Moorfields: project presentation

Inspiring Women, Monday 3 June 2019

18:45-21:00

This evening event will hear from the team behind 21 Moorfields, which will be a major new scheme for the City of London once complete, and Deutsche Bank’s new home, signaling confidence in London in a post-Brexit environment.

Reducing congestion: the role of Freight Consolidation in central London

Think Tank, Thursday 6 June 2019

08:30-10:00

Part of the NLA’s Placemaking & Public Realm Programme Programme Supporter: WSP

Architecture Showoff

Festival , Thursday 6 June 2019

Doors: 19:00. Acts: 19:30 – 21:30

Join compere Steve Cross and six fantastic stand-up comedians for our annual Architecture Showoff as part of LFA.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 7 June 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.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Walking Tours, Saturday 8 June 2019

14:00-16:00

Join us as we discover the historic estate neighbourhoods of Fitzrovia and Bloomsbury. Traversing either side of the Tottenham Court Road artery in the heart of central London, we explore the area’s diverse mix of hospitality, workspace, education, retail and residential uses.

Workshop for 8-12yrs: Inflatable Architecture

Learning event , Saturday 8 June 2019

10:30-15:00

NLA invites children aged 8-12yrs to this free event for LFA 2019, to design giant nets out of plastic sheets.

London Real Estate Forum Schools Preview

Learning event , Tuesday 11 June 2019

10:30-13:00

After the success of our Schools Conference in 2018 (chaired by Berkeley founder Sir Tony Pidgley) NLA Learning will again be running a preview of the London Real Estate Forum.

NLA Conference Programme at London Real Estate Forum

London Real Estate Forum

12-13 June 2019

Supported by the Mayor of London, the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) is the leading conference and exhibition focused on the London property and investment market. Over 2,000 leading policymakers, politicians, investors, developers and their consultants attend the 2-day event each year.

City Skyline East: London Bridge to the Royal Docks

Boat Tours, Wednesday 12 June 2019

14:00-15:35

Discover the iconic City of London skyline from the river before venturing along the Thames to the rapidly changing Royal Docks via historic Greenwich.

Public Housing: curator led tour

Store Street Social, Thursday 13 June 2019

Bar open from 17:30. Tour starts at 19:00

Curator led tour of NLA’s Public Housing exhibition, exploring the resurgence taking place in the provision of new public housing in London. With an exhibition providing a timeline of key political and housing delivery moments, a showcase of projects currently being delivered across the city and an in-depth look at delivery, community collaboration and the residents now living in these homes.

Store Street Socials

Store Street Social

Every Thursday throughout June, from 17:30

Store Street Socials are a collaboration between The Gentlemen Baristas, the Building Centre and New London Architecture, taking place every Thursday throughout June, with drinks, networking and events!

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 14 June 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.

Shaping Better Cities – International Symposium

Half-day Conference, Friday 14 June 2019

09:00-13:30 (registration from 08:00)

City-leaders and city-builders from across the globe will come together for this inspired conversation about shaping better cities. Hosted at London’s City Hall, New York, Tokyo, Stockholm, Sydney and others will join the discussion, addressing critical urban issues. In a period of unstable national politics, city to city dialogue has become even more important.

Shapes and Skylines - LFA Under 5s Morning

Learning event , Monday 17 June 2019

11:00-12:00

Parents with children Under 5 years can come along to one of our special London Festival of Architecture workshops.

Addressing the edges: working across London’s borough boundaries

Evening Discussion, Wednesday 19 June 2019

18:30-21:00

In this evening talk, we will hear about how London’s borough boundaries became what they are today, and from those involved in delivering projects that have required new methods to address the city’s edges.

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 21 June 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.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 21 June 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.

NLA Study Tour: Acton Gardens

Study Tour, Friday 21 June 2019

08:30-10:00

Join NLA as we visit Acton Gardens, the masterplan for 3463 new homes will now be built alongside new community facilities, retail opportunities and modern and improved green spaces and places to play.

Homes of the Future

Learning event , Saturday 22 June 2019

14:00-16:00

A day of fun activities, as part of Open House Families.

City Skyline West: London Bridge to Wandsworth

Boat Tours, Saturday 22 June 2019

14:10-15:25

Take in some of the capital's greatest monuments and discover the dramatic transformation of Nine Elms and Battersea

Shapes and Skylines - LFA Under 5s Morning

Learning event , Monday 24 June 2019

11:00-12:00

Parents with children Under 5 years can come along to one of our special London Festival of Architecture workshops.

NLA Study Tour: Blackwall Reach

Study Tour, Tuesday 25 June 2019

08:30-10:00

Join NLA as we visit the £500 million regeneration of Blackwall Reach, which will transform a key area of Tower Hamlets adjacent to the Blackwall Tunnel.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Wednesday 26 June 2019

10:30-12:30

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 neighborhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

Passport to Pimlico film screening

Store Street Social, Thursday 27 June 2019

Bar open from 17:30. Film starts at 19:30

As part of this year London Festival of Architecture’s theme Boundaries, NLA will revisit this 1949 movie with a film screening in the NLA galleries.

London Festival of Architecture Showcase, powered by PechaKucha

Free Pecha Kucha, Thursday 27 June 2019

18:30-20:00

An evening of quick-fire presentations exploring the shortlisted and winning entries of The London Festival of Architecture’s City of London design competitions.

Investing in Infrastructure – London and the rest of the UK

, Friday 28 June 2019

08:30-09:30

Recent years have seen an increasing divide between London and the rest of the country, resulting in a shift of both public perceptions and government attitude.

Family Model Talk

Model Talk, Saturday 29 June 2019

12:30-13:00

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

City Limits – SketchUp Workshop for 14-19yrs

Learning event , Saturday 29 June 2019

10:30-13:00

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