Is London Ready for High Density?


Half day conference

Many believe that high density housing is crucial to enabling us to cater for the growing numbers who want to live in the Capital. Well designed, higher density housing is part of London's urban tradition, but is this the answer and do Londoners want to live this way? Listen to the research and join the debate on these and other issues surrounding the idea of denser living in the Capital.

Gain insight to

  • The forces driving high density development
  • The prospects for high density developments in a turbulent market
  • The issues of managing high density living
  • Whether high density developments will stand the test of time

Speakers include

June Barnes, Group Chief Executive, East Thames Housing
Duncan Bowie, Reader in Planning, London Metropolitan University
Ben Derbyshire, managing director, HTA Architects
Andrew Drury, Managing Director, HATC
Prof Melanie Howard
Pablo Lazo, Associate, Arup
Dickon Robinson, Chair, RIBA Building Futures
Richard Rogers, Chairman, Rogers Stirk Harbour
Jim Ward, Director, Savills

This half day conference costs £129+vat (£99+vat NLA supporter rate) and includes a delegate pack, downloadable copies of speaker presentations, breakfast, refreshments and is followed by a drinks reception.

This conference is part of the Des Res: London’s Housing Challenge conference series. Discounts are available for block bookings

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