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NLA Conference : New London Architecture Talk

‘London’s Towns : Shaping the Polycentric City’, England, UK

6 Oct 2008

New London Architecture Conference

London’s Towns: Shaping the polycentric city, conferences and talks programme

New London Architecture (NLA) will host a timely exhibition and series of talks and conferences this autumn, titled London’s Towns: Shaping the polycentric city. The programme will highlight one of the major shifts from the policies of Ken Livingstone as Boris Johnson plans to focus on outer London – the suburbs – the places where most Londoners live and work.

The eight-week exhibition at NLA will examine areas of outer London as both destinations and neighbourhoods and the part they have played in the development of the capital. An overview of the architecture, planning and development will encourage a reappraisal of the suburban ‘ring’ – past, present and future – and address the issues particular to their ongoing success.

Examining Boris Johnson’s election promise and looking at the conundrums facing the newly established Outer London Commission, the exhibition and related conference and talks programme will inform, inspire and encourage debate about the role of London’s towns.

New London Architecture Conferences:

Developing Communities: How the Outer Boroughs Work
9 Oct, 9.30am-12.30pm

Speakers Include:
Andrew Barry-Purssell, Head of London Plan, Greater London Authority
Gideon Amos, Director, Town & Country Planning Association
Peter Bishop, Group Director Design, Development & Environment, London Development Agency David Lunts, London Director, Homes & Communities Agency
John McGill, Deputy Director, North London Strategic Alliance
Richard Powell, Director, First Base
Brian Reynolds, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director for Environment & Transport, London Borough of Barnet

Placemaking: Creating a Destination
30 Oct 9.30am-12.30pm

Speakers Include:
Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor & Cabinet Member for Regeneration, London Borough of Lewisham
Malcolm Allen, Director, Locum
Joost Beunderman, Associate, Urhahn Urban
Ian Clement, Deputy Mayor, Government Relations
Nick Falk, Director, Urbed
Tom Holbrook, Director, 5th Studio (Park Royal)
Nick Monger-Godfrey, Chief Executive, Park Royal Partnership
Tim Stonor, Managing Director, Space

Connecting Outer London
4 Nov 9.30am-12.30pm

Speakers include:
Janet Rangeley, Chairman, Integrated Transport Studies Group, Sweltrack
Kulveer Ranger, Director of Transport Strategy, Greater London Authority
David Ubaka, Director, Design for London
Iain Sim, Divisional Director, Regeneration London Borough of
Sam Richards, Head of Urban Integration, Crossrail

Breakfast Talks:
Wednesday 15 Oct, 8.30am: Over the Edge? Town Centres and the Local Economy
Speaker: Nicholas Falk, Director, URBED Ltd

Wednesday 29 Oct, 8.30am: Croydon Urban Regeneration Vehicle
Speakers: Jamie Kerr, Managing Director of John Laing Projects & Developments and Councillor Tim Pollard, Deputy Leader, London Borough of Croydon,
Panellists: Tony Middleton, Director of Regeneration & Infrastructure and Malcolm Lyon, Head of Croydon URV, (Croydon Council)

5 Nov, 8.30am: An Urban Design Framework for Ilford
Speaker: Terry Brown, Senior Design Partner, GMW Architects

12 Nov, 8.30am: New Suburbs – Kidbrooke, Greenwich
Speaker: Alex Lifschutz, Founding Director, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

Location: London, England, UK

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London’s Towns: Shaping the polycentric city – 25 September – 15 November at New London Architecture, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT. Opening times, Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm and Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Admission free. T: 020 7636 4044, E: [email protected]

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