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Its something we see in sci-fi movies like Judge Dredd and Star Wars, megacities with towering, multi-purpose skyscrapers. This could however soon become a reality. Entitled the ‘Endless City’ project it would see a giant 300m skyscraper built in London with its own complete ecosystem. The building would consist of intertwining ramps leading through business, […]

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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 […]

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I’m very fortunate to work in the City of London, which means I get to see these marvellous sites every day.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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This new skyscraper will soon be part of the South Korean city of Seoul’s skyline, unfortunately you may not be able to see it. Architects behind the world’s first invisible skyscraper were granted a permit to begin construction on the 1,476-foot building called ‘Tower Infinity’. The new building will use an LED facade and cameras […]