27/08/2021  |  article

A circular economy for buildings tackles climate change and waste

Josh Newton, Cities Activation Manager at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation discusses how we can create and use buildings, to allow us to explore new ways of ensuring long-term prosperity.
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16/08/2021  |  article

From the industrial revolution to the circular revolution: Glasgow’s role in circularity and as COP26 hosts

Alison McRae, Senior Director at Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, discusses Glasgow’s circular practices and its legacy as hosts for the much-anticipated COP26, that brings global leaders together to discuss the climate crisis. 
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30/06/2021  |  article

Making Westminster a safe place for active travel

Debbie Jackson, Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing at Westminster City Council highlights the ways in which the Council have achieved their commitments to making cleaner and greener spaces by encouraging active travel, and meeting their carbon neutral targets by 2030.
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30/06/2021  |  article

Future Streets

Barbara Chesi, Programme Director, New London Architecture discusses ‘Future Streets’, the 2019 exhibition and publication investigating the impact and opportunity of technology and new mobility in London.
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30/06/2021  |  article

40 Ideas Revisted: Canaries – making the invisible visible

We revisit ’40 Ideas for London’, a call out for ideas to shape a better London sketched on napkins. LTS Architects propose a publicly accessible response to air pollution in London.
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30/06/2021  |  article

East Wick + Sweetwater: A case study for active spaces

James Zamchick, Sales, Marketing and Commercial Director at East Wick + Sweetwater explains how EW+S has created a new community that connects Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with Hackney Wick, promoting new green spaces alongside mixed housing.
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30/06/2021  |  article

Project Spotlight: Enfield’s healthy streets programme

Bob Doyle, Head of Economic Development at Enfield Council, outlines how the Healthy Streets programme has enabled residents to become more active in the borough and paving the way for future generations to follow suit.
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30/06/2021  |  article

Transforming the borough

Cllr Clyde Loakes, Deputy Leader and Member for Environment, London Borough of Waltham Forest describes how the Enjoy Waltham Forest Programme demonstrates a pioneering approach to improving public realm by promoting walking, cycling and sustainable transport.
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27/05/2021  |  article

Are there learnings from the flex providers for future HQs?

Piers Nickalls, Office Lead for Brent Cross Town, questions how the learnings from flex workspaces of the future translates into actual design?
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27/05/2021  |  article

Lambeth’s Future Workspace Fund

How can the workplaces of the future provide opportunities for all? Matt Blades, Assistant Director, Economy and Inward Investment at London Borough of Lambeth explains how Lambeth’s Future Workspace Fund supports affordable workplaces and local businesses.
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27/05/2021  |  article

Urban living – flexibility and impact

Adina David, Director Urban Living at Greystar, comments on the positive impact of urban living buildings on city dwelling.
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26/05/2021  |  article

Hybrid working futures

Q&A with James Nicholson, Partner, London Office Agency at Knight Frank about the future of the workspace.
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18/05/2021  |  article

What if…we stop demolishing buildings and reinvent them instead?

Jade Purdy, Senior Engineer at AKTII questions how can we renovate and adapt existing building stock for mixed-use without demolition?
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14/05/2021  |  article

The future of flex space

Robin Pugh, Head of EMEA Flex, JLL, comments on the evolving relationship between landlord and operator and how this might define the future of flex space.
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30/04/2021  |  article

Diverse Leaders Pledge

The Diverse Leaders Pledge was born out of a collaboration between a number of organisations NLA got together in response to the murder of George Floyd. Over the years, NLA have done a number of initiatives to champion diversity, but it was clear we weren’t doing enough to implement systemic change across the built environment …
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