There’s a lot going on at the LDN Collective! Here’s the latest news and updates on our projects

Too hot to handle - overheating by one of the UK's leading experts

LDN Collective member James Healey, whose work has informed the government regulations on overheating, has written this timely blog

Semiotics and the built environment - boldly going where no one has gone before

Why do we prefer that logo to this one? Why do we think that street is more ‘beautiful’ than this one? Chris Arning explains why semiotics is playing a central role in our projects.

Meridian Water is a gamechanger

Max Farrell, CEO of the LDN Collective, writes about our recent study trip to Meridian Water in Enfield.

MIPIM 2022 – the return of an old friend!

LDN Collective CEO Max Farrell talks about his uplifting week at the world's leading real estate conference in Cannes.

Expo 2020 Dubai - a celebration of culture and innovation

Tanisha Raffiuddin from Concept Culture reports on her visit to Expo 2020 Dubai.

COP26 – People's movements lead the way in the fight for climate action

Tanisha Raffiuddin from Concept Culture reflects on the highlights of her time in Glasgow attending Climate Fringe events.

Caring Collective workshop 'moves the dial' for wellbeing design

Bee Farrell talks about a gathering of the Caring Collective at the Royal Society of Medicine, to debate the future of health and wellbeing, following their Wolfson Prize award-winning submission.

Ebbsfleet's blazing a trail for cultural wellbeing

Sherry Dobbin talks about cultural co-location at Ebbsfleet Garden City and a memorable meeting of the Creative Estuary advisory group

Two new garden communities in Cornwall are setting the bar high

Read Aymara Lamche-Brennan’s blog about the LDN Collective’s first ever study trip, to Nansledan and West Carclaze in Cornwall

Caring Collective highly commended for Wolfson Prize

We are delighted to have been Highly Commended by the judges for the prestigious Wolfson Economics Prize 2021 "Planning and Designing the Hospital of the Future" in collaboration with JLL, Siemens, Therme Group, Dar and Perkins & Will.

Fulford Green - A 21st Century Garden Village

The LDN Collective have created a vision for a new community at Fulford Green in Solihull. We believe it is a blueprint for socially and environmentally sustainable placemaking

Better Delivery moves the debate #BeyondMMC

The LDN Collective have launched a new identity for their members Better Delivery at an industry event with an eBook aiming to turn the dial on the future of construction.

LDN Collective CEO addresses United Nations Development conference

LDN Collective Founder & CEO Max Farrell was invited to speak at a United Nations Development conference about the future of urban spaces. Here is what he said to them...

Lord Taylor talks about Harrington - where tradition meets tomorrow

Lord Matthew Taylor has worked with successive Governments reforming national planning policy. In this blog he talks about Harrington, a new settlement in Oxfordshire with a response to the climate emergency in it's DNA.

LDN Collective CEO appointed Chair of Cultural Co-Location Group for Creative Estuary

LDN Collective Founder and CEO Max Farrell has been appointed Chair of the Cultural Co-Location Advisory Group for Creative Estuary.

The LDN Collective is One Year Old!

To celebrate our first anniversary we have launched this website with lots of exciting new content

#ParkPower Partnership Publish Recommendations for the Future

Results from a major London-wide survey on the future of our green spaces are revealed.

Five minutes with...Max Farrell

David Taylor Editor of the New London Quarterly catches up with Max Farrell to find out about #Park Power and life after Farrells.

Supporting Summer School In The 'New Normal'

The LDN Collective were delighted to be official supporters of Urban Design London's inaugural Summer School 2020.

#ParkPower Consultation Launches

Two unexpectedly positive effects of the Covid-19 crisis have been the renewed interest in the value of community and the role of the park in everyone’s life.

Town Centres Post-Coronavirus

The LDN Collective has launched Collectively Speaking, a series of discussions about city making brought to you by our members.

The launch of the London Collective

Read all about the LDN Collective launch party for members, potential members and friends. We were thrilled that 95 people came along to hear talks from our Experts and Creatives.

Making A Big Splash in The Industry

We are featured on the cover of the latest edition of Planning in London magazine, described as the ‘Essential Guide to Development in the Capital’.

London We Are Go For Launch

We are very pleased to be sharing our new website with the world, with lots more information on becoming a client and becoming a member.

London Becomes The World's First National Park City

A few weeks ago, London became the world’s first National Park City.