Calatrava’s Greenwich Peninsula scheme threatens Foster-designed transport hub

The Twentieth Century Society is calling for a heritage listing to be applied to Foster + Partners’ North Greenwich Interchange, which is threatened with demolition by Santiago Calatrava’s recently unveiled £1 billion development. The UK heritage body submitted a Grade II* listing application for the North Greenwich Interchange by Foster + Partners and the North Greenwich Underground Station by

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Will Alsop plans bulging skyscraper next to Damien Hirst’s south London gallery

Will Alsop’s studio All Design has unveiled plans to build a skyscraper with a “highly unusual silhouette” beside Damien Hirst’s recently completed Newport Street Gallery. Envisioned as a bulging grey form with round windows and yellow detailing, the 15-storey residential tower will be located in Vauxhall, south London, on the same street as Hirst’s new Caruso […]

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China more open to new architecture than risk-averse UK, says Will Alsop

British architect Will Alsop says there are more opportunities for ideas-driven architecture projects in China – like his Gao Yang development, which features a four-storey hanging restaurant – in this movie filmed in London. “In China, you can have much more wide-ranging conversations about the possibilities of a project,” says Alsop, who will be a judge and guest speaker […]

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