New London Architecture

Benjamin O'Connor

Director

Benjamin O'Connor

Benjamin is a Director of NLA in charge of Galleries, Programme and Events. Benjamin started as Director of NLA at The City Centre in September 2015 developing several new streams of activity including a Learning programme, Exhibitions and Public Events. Shortly after the Lord Mayor opened The City Centre to the public in 2016, Benjamin took on the role as Director of the One City project, a digital platform promoting the best the City has to offer to City workers.

Previously Benjamin was Head of Operations at the Garden Museum which is where he developed his interest and expertise in green infrastructure and public space. Prior to his role at the Garden Museum, Benjamin worked across the museums and heritage sector, including White Cube and Dulwich Picture Gallery. He trained in Fine Art to MA level at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design, has curated a number of exhibitions, been a Features Editor and sits on a number of committees for Cultural Development, Sustainability and Diversity in London.

Email: benjamin.oconnor@nla.london

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The role of culture in placemaking

Placemaking

20 September 2021

The role of culture in placemaking

Hear from experts in placemaking and cultural strategies as we look forward to reconnecting with places and people.

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London's Pride: celebrating LGBT+ spaces

Diverse Leaders

14 September 2021

London's Pride: celebrating LGBT+ spaces

Celebrating the projects and initiatives that support the LGBT+ community in London.

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Housing retrofit - best practice for low carbon design

Conservation & Heritage

11 August 2021

Housing retrofit - best practice for low carbon design

This webinar presents approaches to retrofitting period residential properties with low carbon solutions, analysing challenges and best practice.

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