Monthly Archives: March 2013

Penn Design Charette – High Speed Rail

Between the 4th and 8th March, RTPI London and TfL welcomed students from the University of Pennsylvania to London for a 5 day visit themed around high speed rail and major station design. Their activities across the week in London were designed to explore how other nations plan and construct major infrastructure schemes in order […]

King’s Cross Central: Presentations and Walking Tour

On Wednesday 20th March a crowd gathered in the foyer of Argent’s brand new offices just off Granary Square in the heart of King’s Cross, ready to find out more about one of the most exciting regeneration projects currently underway in Central London.   The tour began with a brief introduction from tour organiser Tom […]

Forgotten Spaces 2013

Don’t forget the deadline to register your multidisciplinary team for the #forgottenspaces competition is this Wednesday 27th March. Full details at

YOUNG PLANNERS EVENT: Viability for Beginners

Friday 26th April, 2013 – 8am to 9.30am Lambert Smith Hampton, 180 Oxford Street, W1D 1NN The current economic conditions and planning policy aspirations go head to head in achieving deliverable residential development and Affordable Housing. The importance of understand viability and its impact of planning policies has never been more important and will continue to […]

REVIEW: Good Design = Good Planning Seminar #3

  On the evening of Wednesday March 6th, delegates swarmed into New London Architecture (NLA) for the third installation of Good Design = Good Planning. As the final episode (of this series), the evening focussed how urban design can address such challenges as viability, water supply resilience and densification. This was to be a Pecha […]

Forgotten Spaces 2013

RTPI London is supporting RIBA London working with the Mayor of London, the Landscape Institute and partners Ordnance Survey and developer Qatari Diar, to launch a new Forgotten Spaces ideas competition for 2013. We would strongly encourage London planners entering this competition as part of multidisciplinary teams! Based on the highly successful concept developed by […]