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01 December 2021

The Making of 22 Bishopsgate

Gain an insider's perspective on 22 Bishopsgate, the second tallest building in London. The video provides insights on all stages of the process from key...

01 October 2020

Timber Rising | Kevin Flanagan

Pushing the Conceptual Limits of Mass Timber: The Oakwood Towers Series

31 January 2019

UK Chapter: Smart Cities / Smart Buildings

Peter Murray | New London Architecture Simon Giles | Tyrens London Carolyn Dwyer | City of London Corporation David Nicholl | ABB Patrik Schumacher |...

22 October 2018

Polycentric vs. Monocentric: The Future of Vertical Urbanism?

Numerous cities are now developing along polycentric lines, with several urban “nodes” focused around tall building clusters that often compete for commerce, attention and investment...

31 May 2018

Lean Core + Prefab Blade Wall System

The development of the lean-core + blade-wall system grew out of a brief to create a new high-rise living typology that was lean, flexible and...

30 May 2018

Ribbons Over Islington: A Distinct Residential Tower in a Desirable London Neighborhood

The Canaletto residential tower, located halfway between the City of London and Angel in Islington, comprises a 31-story tower with studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom...

30 May 2018

A Contemporary Conversion Gives an Old Tower New Life

Angel Court is located within the Bank of England Conservation Area, where no new high-rise buildings are permitted. However, by stripping an existing 1970s tower...

29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

30 October 2017

Urban Policy Towards Tall Buildings Globally: The Architect’s Perspective

Tall buildings have an important role in defining the character of the City and they help reduce urban sprawl. However, when a building rises above...

30 October 2017

When New Worlds Collide: Reconnecting the Medieval and Suburban City

Tall buildings, although deeply normative, are exceptional in their impact. The battleground of reconciliation often manifests itself at the scale of the immediate public realm,...