October 2019 Toggle

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 4 October 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.

London’s Retail: King’s Cross

, Thursday 10 October 2019

08:30-10:00

Home to the impressive Coal Drops Yard brimming with over 50 shops, bars and restaurants, King’s Cross is one of the largest and most dynamic redevelopments seen in London.

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 11 October 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.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 12 October 2019

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 tallest and most high-profile skyscrapers, this ever-changing neighborhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

Saturday Club for 8-12yrs

Learning event , Saturday 12 October 2019

10:30-12:30

NLA’s Saturday Club for young Londoners aged 8-12yrs will teach you everything you never knew you didn’t know about your city!

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 18 October 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.

Best in Class? School Design in London

Breakfast Talk , Friday 18 October 2019

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

The design of schools is becoming increasingly challenging. Budget restrictions; constraints imposed by the size and shape of land sites; changing demographics; and the increased need to ensure the future flexibility of buildings under the ‘long life, loose fit’ ethos, are among factors impacting the design of London’s primary and secondary schools.

Bloomsbury Festival - Creating Space: Family Architectural Design Workshop

Festival , Saturday 19 October 2019

14:00 - 16:00

Visit NLA during the Bloomsbury Festival for an exciting free family workshop.

The Architecture Apprenticeship

Learning event , Monday 21 October 2019

16.30 - 18:00

Did you know that there is now an architecture apprenticeship? If you’re considering studying this subject at university why not find out more about this alternative route to qualification.

Designing Place: Half-Term Course for 15-18yrs

Learning event

24 – 26 October, 10:30 – 16:00

As a young Londoner where do you like to spend your free time? Perhaps it’s the park, a local shopping centre or your favourite coffee shop?

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 25 October 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.

Community-led Housing: taking action

Breakfast Talk , Friday 25 October 2019

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

Community-led housing is becoming an increasingly viable option in London, run by individual community groups determined to build the homes that local people need and can afford.

Family Model Talk

Model Talk, Saturday 26 October 2019

12:30-13:00

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

Performance in the Public Realm

Evening Discussion, Monday 28 October 2019

18:30-21:00 (registration from 18:00)

Inspired by the exhibition 'Urban Bodies', join us for presentations and a panel discussion, with Willi Dorner, exploring the links between architecture and performance.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Walking Tours, Wednesday 30 October 2019

10:30-12:30

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.