New London Architecture

100% digital (COVID-19)

Our programme is now digital, enabling you to access our content from the comfort of your own home during lockdown. Subscribe here for email updates, or follow us at @nlalondon

Post-pandemic placemaking: towards a green recovery

Talk

Tuesday 16 March 2021
10:00 - 11:00

Free

Lockdowns have stressed the importance of green spaces and nature to support our mental & physical health - How has public realm changed during this time?
The COVID-19 pandemic in the context of the wider climate crisis has stressed the importance of access to green public spaces and nature in supporting the mental health and physical well-being of communities across London. 
 
How has public realm changed in the past year? What is the role of green public spaces in the pandemic response and recovery? How can built environment professionals support urban biodiversity and inclusive public spaces? 
 
Members will hear from key experts about how placemaking can promote a resilient and green recovery. 

PROGRAMME

10:00   Welcome from Chair 
             Benjamin O’Connor, Director, NLA
 
10:05   Green infrastructure 
             Dr. Katherine Drayson, Principal City Planner (Environment), TfL
 
10:15   Flexible public spaces
             Cannon Ivers, Director, LDA Design
 
10:25   Parks and green spaces 
             Sam Parry, Parks Development Manager, LB Hackney
 
10:35   Lessons from Paris  
             Mary Bowman, Partner, Gustafson Porter + Bowman
 
10:45   Panel discussion
             Speakers above, plus:
             Howard Gray, PR & Specification Consultant, GreenBlue Urban
 
11:00   End 

Speakers

Benjamin O'Connor

Director

Dr. Katherine Drayson

Strategy & Planning Manager, Transport for London

Sam Parry

Parks Development Manager, London Borough of Hackney

Mary Bowman

Partner, Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Cannon Ivers

Director, LDA Design

Howard Gray

PR & Specification Consultant, Greenblue Urban


Free


Placemaking

#NLAPlacemaking

MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR

Personal membership from £5–20/month. Join webinars like this year-round and read all online reports for free. Become a member

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

There are opportunities to become either a Champion or Supporter of this programme. To find out more about how you could get involved in the events and output across our platforms please get in touch with the Membership Team via membership@nla.london

Prices start from £3,950 + VAT for 12 month support.

CPD Accreditation

CPD Accreditation Logo

Stay in touch

Upgrade your plan

Choose the right membership for your business

Billing type:
All prices exclude VAT
View options for Personal membership