Retrofit for… Event series with UCL

After the successful London 2062 events and follow-up book, Future of London is again collaborating with UCL’s Grand Challenges of Sustainable Cities. This May, we’re partnering to deliver a three-part series of panel discussions focused on non-domestic retrofit. Successful retrofit depends on a number of factors, including available technology, … [Read more...]

London leads the way in sustainable energy

GovToday’s Sustainable Communities 2013 conference on December 10th provided useful insights on the potential for local authorities to lead on promoting sustainable heat and energy networks, particularly in London. Energy production and consumption are increasingly visible issues, with heating costs high on the political agenda. The morning … [Read more...]

London 2062 Comment: a new prosperity

In March and April 2012, Future of London partnered with UCL on a series of seminars entitled London 2062. The aim of the series was to bring the academic and practitioner communities together to discuss how their work could have a positive influence on London’s longer-term future. Here, Hannah Dalgleish, one of the current Future London Leaders … [Read more...]

London 2062: The future for our cities in the next 50 years?

London 2062: where to start? Let’s face it; it is impossible to predict how our cities might change over the next 50 years, but we can speculate about what might happen if the UK, combined with other countries globally, failed to meet carbon reduction targets. Globally we are on a trajectory to medium or high global warming, and there is no … [Read more...]

Site Visit: Bromley-by-Bow (E3)

This summer Future of London, in association with Barratt Homes, are holding three visits to current development projects. Full details and information regarding these visits will be posted on our Site Visits page. The first project we will be visiting is St Andrews, Bromley-by-Bow, E3, on Monday 25th June 2012, 9.30 - 11.30am. St Andrews is a … [Read more...]