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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.

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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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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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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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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23-06-2015 > Catching Up With 150 Leadenhall Street

150 Leadenhall Street, London6-8 Bishopsgate and 150 Leadenhall Street form part of a small collection of quality Miesian slabs in the City of London that could soon be demolished if plans to build a new skyscraper on the site get the go-ahead.

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17-06-2015 > 22 Bishopsgate In Depth

22 Bishopsgate, LondonNew plans have been revealed for the latest version of 22 Bishopsgate, formerly known as the Pinnacle.

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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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18-06-2015 > British Parliament Work Costs Up To 5.7 billion

Palace of Westminster, LondonOne of the up and coming largest construction projects in London isn't the likes of Earl's Court or Stratford City but the renovation of the British Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster.

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17-06-2015 > TFL Headquarters Conversion Greenlit

55 Broadway, LondonPlans to convert the historic TFL headquarters of 55 Broadway near London's Victoria into residential apartments have been approved by Westminster Council.

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