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Fantastic Feats half-term course for 8-12yrs

Learning event

31 May - 1 June

Who are the people who make cities? From architects to engineers there are a huge range of people with the knowledge and skills need to design and build the places that we live.

Public Housing: a London renaissance – Events series

Programme of events

May - July 2019

NLA’s latest research explores the resurgence taking place in the provision of new public housing in London. Extensive research together with contributions from industry experts has been combined with a project showcase in order to fully demonstrate the current picture of public housing.

Charity Dinner in The Painted Hall

Charity Dinner, Thursday 2 May 2019

18:30 - 23:00

Dine in 'London's Sistine Chapel'! Join a black-tie charity dinner in the majestic Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 3 May 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.

NYLON: design quality and public housing

NYLON, Wednesday 8 May 2019

13:00-15:00

With London witnessing a resurgent public sector, with improved capabilities, funding avenues and delivery mechanisms at hand, it is critical that any new public housing shifts existing negative perceptions. At the same time, public housing in New York suffers from a similar reputation.

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 10 May 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 10 May 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 - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Saturday 11 May 2019

14:00-16:00

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.

Saturday Club for 8-12yrs: How to Make a City

Learning event , Saturday 11 May 2019

10:30-12:30

Who are the people who make cities? From architects to engineers there are a huge range of people with the knowledge and skills need to design and build the places that we live.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 17 May 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.

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Free Event, Saturday 18 May 2019

10:30-13:30

NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries offer FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes.

Creative family workshops: design your home!

Free Event, Saturday 18 May 2019

10:30-13:30

Let your child become the architect! Work together with our professional educators to design your ideal home and learn the basics of architectural design.

NLA Nights: BT Tower

NLA Nights, Tuesday 21 May 2019

18:30 – 20:30

NLA is delighted to invite members to a night of networking at the top of the BT Tower.

Public Housing: Project Showcase at Clerkenwell Design Week

Lunchtime Talk, Tuesday 21 May 2019

13:00 – 14:00

This session follows the launch of ‘Public Housing: a London renaissance', a major NLA Research paper looking at the resurgence taking place in the provision of new public housing in London, with an exhibition of exemplar schemes showing innovation in delivery, community collaboration and design quality.

The 24-hour city, powered by PechaKucha

Free Pecha Kucha, Wednesday 22 May 2019

18:30-21:00

An evening of quick-fire presentations exploring the future role of culture in London’s night-time economy, part of NLA’s Culture Programme championed by Ballymore and South Bank BID.

Public Housing: a London renaissance

Half-day Conference, Thursday 23 May 2019

09:00-13:00

The draft London Plan more than doubles the targets of some outer London boroughs, whilst the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government says that London needs to deliver 100,000 homes. So how do councils deliver these huge increases?

VU.CITY digital model talk

Free Event, Friday 24 May 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 24 May 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.

Family Model Talk

Model Talk, Saturday 25 May 2019

12:30-13:00

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

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Victoria

Walking Tours, Wednesday 29 May 2019

10:30-12:30

Book-ended by Buckingham Palace to the west and Westminster Abbey to the east, Victoria is a truly unique neighborhood, experiencing unprecedented new developments and rebuilds.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 31 May 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.

The future of the workplace

Breakfast Talk , Friday 31 May 2019

08:30-09:30

Hear from Bruce Daisley, European Vice-President for Twitter and host of the UK's number one business podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat. He will outline key themes from his new book: ‘The Joy of Work: 30 ways to fix your work culture and fall in love with your job again’ and discuss what changing patterns in work culture mean for how we design, build and manage workplaces in the capital.