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23-11-2015 > Collective Invades Stratford

The Collective, StratfordSituated off Stratford High Street is another planned tall building for London's newest postcode, this time called The Collective.

20-10-2015 > Renzo Piano Designs 224m Tall Paddington Tower

31 London Street, LondonWorking for Great Western Developments, a joint venture for Sellar Property Group and Hotel Properties Limited, Renzo Piano has designed this new skyscraper to sit on the Royal Mail site next to one of London's busiest railway stations.

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15-10-2015 > StockWool Pen More City Fringe Towers

Whitechapel Central, LondonStockWool, formerly Stock Woolstencroft, has designed a collection of new mid-rise residential towers to stand on the Whitechapel Central site on the fringe of the city of London for developer London & Quadrant.

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12-10-2015 > Red Road Flats Almost Bite The Dust

Red Road, GlasgowThe Red Road flats in Glasgow, perhaps the greatest symbol of high-rise mania in the city in the sixties and more recently how it all went wrong have been demolished. At least partially.

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16-09-2015 > Urban and Civic Rejig Origin

Princess Street and Whitworth Corner, ManchesterOne of the most notable unbuilt developments of the last property cycle in Manchester was the three-block Origin, a collection of prismatically shaped buildings designed by Ian Simpson Architects.

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08-09-2015 > Leeds Quadruple Tower Plan Purchased

Bridge Street, LeedsHeeton Holdings leading a consortium of developers from Singapore that also includes the Lian Beng Group, Ryobi Kiso Holdings, and KSH Holdings has purchased the infamous British Gas site in Leeds, presently occupied by a decaying sixties tower, complete with broken windows and graffiti.

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28-07-2015 > Millbank Tower Redevelopment Plans Surface

Millbank Tower, LondonMillbank Tower, one of the first truly tall buildings in London, and so architecturally important it is a grade II listed structure, could be due a restoration with the conversion to hotel and apartments with a modest height increase.

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27-07-2015 > Piano Designs Paddington Skyscraper

No ImageRenzo Piano, famed as the architect of the Shard, has been designing a new skyscraper for London to sit on one of the entrances atop Paddington Station.

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16-09-2015 > IDPs Coppery Birmingham Tower

The Emporium, BirminghamThe Emporium might sound like a new-age crystal market stall but it's actually a proposed mid-rise student tower for the heart of Birmingham.

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10-08-2015 > Coventrys New Council HQ

Coventry Council HQArchitecturally, the once-great city of Coventry is dominated by post-war modenism and mid-rise concrete blocks. One of the epicentres of this sixties high-rise development was next to the now-listed railway station. Now however there are plans to demolish several of the towers in this area and construct an entirely new business district in what is the largest development of Coventry since the 1970s.

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27-07-2015 > The Redevelopment Of 64 Buckingham Gate

64 Buckingham Gate, London64 Buckingham Gate is a mid 70s international style office tower near Victoria. Along with the nearby Windsor House it marks the last hurrah of modernist style redevelopment in the area, particularly that which came at the expense of a controversial demolition of a historic building.

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24-06-2015 > Cheesegrater Bolt Costs Could Hit 6 Million GBP

The Leadenhall Building, LondonWork on replacing the bolts on the Leadenhall Building, popularly known as the Cheesegrater, is set to escalate in cost with the steel contractor Severfield looking at a bill of as much as 6 million.

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