Saudi Arabia is one of the richest countries in the world, so it isn’t surprising really that the wealthy Middle Eastern country is set to begin construction next week on what will be the world’s tallest building standing at a whopping 3,280 feet. Kingdom Tower will be 568 feet taller than the Khalifa Tower, which […]
I’m very fortunate to work in the City of London, which means I get to see these marvellous sites every day.
For almost 300 years the 365ft high St Paul’s Cathedral dominated the central London skyline, now however it is met with heavy competition. In today’s London there are almost 250 proposed skyscrapers, with many already approved or under construction, it is feared that soon Sir Christopher Wren’s famous City streets will be engulfed by glass […]
One of the City of London’s latest skyline additions, the giant ‘Walkie Talkie’ will be topped by an exotic ‘floating roof garden’ that will be the highest in Europe. The developers of the 580 ft high skyscraper which is due to open in just under a year’s time, are using the landscapers behind the award […]
Just the other week I uploaded a piece on the ‘ye olde London’ architecture slowly disappearing across the City, and how it was such a shame that amazing Imperial & Roman inspired structures were being replaced. However i also understand the need for more office space and how a huge skyscraper can very much benefit […]
Samuel Johnson said: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” London has been a major settlement since its founding by the Romans who named it Londinium, it now sits comfortably as the largest city in the European Union. Over the […]
Restless Nights by Paul Richardson Photography During October I spent 8 days cycling 200 miles around London whilst carrying 22kg of camera gear. That week consisted of 3 main tasks. Lots of shooting, transferring photos onto the laptop, and a little bit of sleep. By the end of it I was physically drained – to the […]
A Chinese billionaire today unveiled impressive plans to rebuild the iconic Crystal Palace glass structure nearly 80 years after it burned down. The building, which was once the largest glass structure in the world, was destroyed in a blaze in 1936 and has never been rebuilt. The new build will cost £500 million and is set […]
A powerful solar flare directed at Earth has put on majestic display of the northern lights across parts of Canada, the U.S and Ireland. The explosion crashed into Earth’s magnetic field on Tuesday allowing people to see the light show as far south as Kansas, Maine and Kentucky.