New London Architecture

New digital programme launched

Friday 24 April 2020

Our latest NLA programme is 100 per cent digital. We have been able to replicate almost all of our usual events so that you can enjoy them from the comfort of your own home during lockdown — with the added benefit that they now reach a global audience.

From webinars to Pecha Kucha's to smaller drop-in sessions covering a wide variety of topics, coming up in the next few weeks are:

State of the Market – The impact of COVID-19 on London’s development sector Wednesday 29 April 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

EY Business Advice Drop-in Webinar Tuesday 05 May 2020, 15:00 - 16:00

Responding to COVID-19, Powered by PechaKuch Wednesday 06 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:00

Communities Show and Share, Powered by PechaKucha Tuesday 19 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:00

You can find all of our latest events in the 'what's on' section of the website here, with more being added each week

In addition to the digital events, NLA is also establishing a new series of Expert Panels, bringing together key industry experts from across the NLA membership to advise on our core programmes, their rigour and their relevance.
 
Meeting throughout the year, these multi-disciplinary expert groups will convene on key issues from the design and delivery of housing, to the role of the built environment in improving mental health and wellbeing, to enhancing technical competency. They will act as advisory groups for the NLA, sharing intelligence, and ensuring that our programmes respond even more closely to the key issues identified by the industry and our membership. Our Panels will meet virtually over the next few months, with reports from each meeting shared with our membership.
 
Full list of NLA Expert Panels:

Housing
Delivering the quality and quantity of housing Londoners need, with a focus on quality of living and social value, the growth of build-to-rent, and the delivery of new models of housing

Work
The transformation of workplaces after COVID-19, covering the future of office buildings and co-working spaces, changes in worker behaviours and travel patterns, and the adaption of homes for teleworking

Transport & Infrastructure
Addressing the future of mobility and transport infrastructure

Tall Buildings
The future of density and high rise living, from the construction of towers to environmental impacts and placemaking

Planning
The digitisation of the planning system, including new ways of developing community consultation and ensuring accessibility to data

Education & Healthcare
London’s education and medical buildings and the evolving role of the knowledge economy

Wellbeing
The impact of quality of the places we live, work and spend free time on physical and mental health

Technical Competence
After the Grenfell Tower fire and the Hackitt Report, the need to review the competence and accountabilities of architects, project managers and contractors in the detailed design and delivery of buildings

Net Zero
Priorities for achieving Net Zero carbon targets in London – please note places on this panel are very limited


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