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29-07-2014 > Firepool Promises Taunton Transformation

Firepool, TauntonTucked away in the nook of south-west England, Taunton isn't really the sort of place you'd associate with high-rise development but a new scheme called Firepool could change that and see the first tall buildings constructed in the town since the historic churches that presently dominate its skyline.

28-07-2014 > Gherkin Goes On Sale

30 St Mary Axe, LondonLondon's iconic skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe, better known as the Gherkin, is once again up for sale, and this time with an estimated value of about 650 million making it yet another billion dollar skyscraper in London.

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28-07-2014 > Renewed Skyscraper Plans At 2 Millharbour

2 Millharbour, LondonA planning application has surfaced for the latest version of high-rise development on the site of 2 Millharbour on the Isle of Dogs in east London to the immediate north of the under construction Lincoln Plaza.

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25-07-2014 > Helix Finally To Start Construction

Helix, LondonThe long-delayed Make designed Helix project in London's Docklands is finally set to begin construction having been on hold for the entirety of the economic depression Britain has finally emerged from.

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22-07-2014 > Wood Wharf Wins Approval

One Wood Wharf, LondonAnother phase to expand Canary Wharf, Wood Wharf, has been approved by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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18-07-2014 > Nautical Inspiration Promised For Plymouth Pier

Millbay Marina, PlymouthAfter twenty years, Linden Homes is finally planning to redevelop and complete the final phase of Millbay Marina with a triple block development that will overlook part of the waterfront with 164 apartments.

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16-07-2014 > Brookfield Ponder Work on 100 Bishopsgate

100 Bishopsgate, LondonDeveloper Brookfield, is considering progressing speculatively with the next stage of the 100 Bishopsgate skyscraper in the City of London in a bid to attract further interest on their high-rise scheme.

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04-07-2014 > Louis Kahn - The Power Of Architecture

No ImageFans of modernism will know the name of Louis Kahn towers genius-like over the architectural movement. Now the Design Museum on London's Shad Thames is holding an exhibition into the works of the architect and examining his legacy.

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22-07-2014 > Hotel Tower Plans For Lambeth Road

Days Hotel, LondonOne part of London that has seen a surprising lack of development is Kennington Road. Despite its proximity to Waterloo, the bulk of the area remains largely unchanged since the 80s and is dominated by post-war council estates. The notable except to this rule is Century House, the former SIS building, which was renovated in 2003 into a block of luxury flats called The Perspective.

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17-07-2014 > New Residential Tower Planned For Manc

Water Street, ManchesterA new design has surfaced for 1 Water Street in Manchester, a new 28-storey residential building that will have a total of 301 apartments.

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16-07-2014 > The Point In Paddington Sells

The Point, PaddingtonThe Point, an office building design by Farrells that stands on Paddington Basin, has been sold for 210 million, a record for the area.

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03-07-2014 > Super Skyscrapers - The Cheesegrater

The Leadenhall Building, LondonNow the building is practically finished, Channel 5 is featuring the second episode of Super Skyscrapers on the Cheesegrater in London.

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