September 2019 Toggle

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 6 September 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.

Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries

Free Event, Saturday 7 September 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 7 September 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.

London and Stockholm: delivering sustainable housing

International Dialogue , Thursday 12 September 2019

08:00-10:00

In the UK, former Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 should enliven a new movement in housing delivery, enabling a greener and more sustainable approach to tackling the acute need for housing in the capital. It is therefore timely to bring London together with Stockholm, a city known for its world class housing and leading green agenda, to look at marrying huge pressure on housing delivery with a more green and sustainable future.

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 13 September 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.

A Tall Order: retrofitting London’s skyscrapers

Breakfast Talk , Friday 13 September 2019

08:30-09:30

A significant number of London’s tall buildings, having been built in the 1960s and 70s, are now in desperate need of refurbishment. Suffering from poor insulation, inefficient glass and in some cases leaking facades, what needs to be done to bring these buildings in line with current standards and make sure they are fit for the future.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Bankside

Walking Tours, Saturday 14 September 2019

14:00-16:00

This area of London, along the south bank of the Thames, offers some of the most exciting and diverse spaces in the capital. With a generous supply of cultural buildings, transport links and river-side public realm, Bankside continues to see increased development of residential and workspace projects together with museum, gallery and theatre improvements.

Saturday Club for 8-12yrs

Learning event , Saturday 14 September 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!

10 years of Don’t Move, Improve! powered by PechaKucha

Free Event, Monday 16 September 2019

18:30-21:00

An evening of quick-fire presentations to kick off the annual Don’t Move, Improve! competition, and celebrate 10 years of inspirational home improvement projects.

Designing for a changing climate: towards zero-carbon London

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 17 September 2019

09:00-13:00

In 2018 atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached their highest in millions of years, and experts calculate that the average global temperature rises could hit the symbolic 2°C threshold by 2050. To stop enormous environmental and social repercussions we must act now. London is on the forefront in fighting global warming.

City On Location: Commerce, Culture and Creativity - a new look for the Square Mile

On Location, Wednesday 18 September 2019

12:30-20:00

In the next ten years employment in the heart of the City’s eastern cluster is set to double.

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 20 September 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.

Conserving Culture: restoring London’s iconic buildings

Lunchtime Talk, Friday 20 September 2019

13:00-14:00

Skills and knowledge of conservation and retrofit are definitely on the up, with plenty of exemplar schemes celebrated in this category of the New London Awards 2019.

Open House at NLA

, Saturday 21 September 2019

11:00-16:00

Visit NLA for a special series of talks and family workshops to celebrate Open House 2019.

The City Photography Tour

Walking Tours, Sunday 22 September 2019

14:00-16:00

Join architectural photographer Grant Smith on this bespoke weekend photography tour of the City of London.

Homes on the Peninsula

Inspiring Women, Monday 23 September 2019

18:45-20:30 (registration from 18:30)

This evening event will be an opportunity to hear from the team behind L&Q’s plans for two plots, which will deliver over 450 homes, on Greenwich Peninsula.

New London Architecture Walking Tour - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Wednesday 25 September 2019

10:30-12:30

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.

Free London Model Talk and VU.CITY Digital Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 27 September 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.

Family Model Talk

Model Talk, Saturday 28 September 2019

12:30-13:00

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