Politician calls for immediate demolition of Robin Hood Gardens after listing bid fails

The latest bid to grant listing status to the Brutalist Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London has failed and the local MP has called for it to be “brought down ASAP”. Public body Historic England – which administers and maintains the register of England’s listed buildings – has announced that the UK government will not list […]

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Shadow-free skyscrapers would redirect the sun’s rays to public plazas

A concept for “shadowless” skyscrapers that redirect sunlight to public spaces could work for tall buildings anywhere in the world, say the London designers behind the proposal. Architecture firm NBBJ developed proposals for two twisting towers on a side in North Greenwich, London, that bounce light between them down to a public space that would otherwise be in their shadow. Led […]

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