Following up on our recent history of London Skyscrapers, and a report on the future of high rise development in the capital – as well as our poll on the best Skyscraper websites, here is a round up of news, views and resources on the subject:
The Independent reports on opposition to London’s changing skyline
Interactive app which allows you to re-design the London Skyline – using existing and proposed buildings
Radical solution to providing new housing for London
Office site for the Pinnacle – 22-24 Bishopsgate – currently under construction in the City of London
Smart Planet argues that high rise development is not the way forward
Official site for the UK’s tallest building – currently under construction at London Bridge.
Unusually positive outlook on London’s economic prospects, based on the proliferation of new high rise development in the City.
A review of Kate Ascher’s new book about how a tall building works once you’re inside it.
The FT reports that neither 9/11 nor the recession has halted the desire to build tall.
The Brisbane Times analyses the psychology behind building skycrapers.
News article demonstrating that foreign investment in London buildings continues to be popular, despite the financial crisis
Splendid diagram demonstrating the height and design of skyscrapers in the City of London
Architecture that stimulates, buildings that question, designs that show innovation
Please vote in our POLL: Which is your favourite Skyscraper Website?