It seems like every big city is facing a major housing crisis. But things are looking up in London: not only is the city planning an astounding 230 new towers that will fundamentally change the skyline, but an impressive 80 percent of those towers will be residential. Read more...
We?re on a roll when it comes to scoping out the latest on citizenM at the moment: the exterior of citizenM at Paris Charles de Gaulle seems pretty much finished, New York Times Square is getting ever so close to being done, and the Holborn location in London looks like this. Show More Summary
Some of the world's most prized landmarks and monuments, including the Statue of Liberty and Tower of London, could disappear before our eyes in the next 2000 years, says study
Statue of Liberty photo from Shutterstock A new study warns that world cultural landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Sydney Opera House and the Tower of London will be lost to rising sea levels caused by climate change. The study, published in the
A gaggle of CCP devs will be hanging out at Goodman's Field pub near the Tower of London this Friday, March 7th. CCP Guard, CCP Xhagen, CCP Duchess, and CCP Masheen are bringing their Rifts, too, and starting at 6:00 p.m. the quartet...Show More Summary
From the Statue of Liberty in New York to the Tower of London or the Sydney Opera House -- sea-level rise not only affects settlement areas for large parts of the world population but also numerous sites of the UNESCO World Heritage....Show More Summary
We've been following the extensive rebranding of Accor Hotels' Pullman Hotels over the past year as they re-launched hotels in London and Brisbane to appeal to an upscale business traveler crowd. Now we're looking at the rejuvenation...Show More Summary
You can see the Tower of London stress-free and live to tell about it with these tips from expert guides.
Monday Night, 8th generation of the Hennessy family and Global Brand Ambassador, Maurice Hennessy, hosted an intimate dinner at the luxurious Sunset Tower with key celebrities and tastemakers including guest of honor rapper Nipsey Hussle, Lauren London and Jay Ellis.
The great city of London has been around for a few hundred years already, where it has played host to plenty of interesting events in the past. There are also plenty of iconic sights to check out, including the Tower Bridge, the Westminster Abbey as well as Buckingham Palace. Apart from that, there are those [...]
Our Streets of London t-shirt has been very popular so far. I just love walking the streets of London and it being a cold day here in Indiana I found a great way to explore the streets of London from Anglotopia Towers. A chap on YouTube...Show More Summary
A fire broke out at the National Archives in Kew, home to some of the UK's most important historical documents. Some 20 firefighters tackled the blaze, which affected two disused water towers at the site in Richmond, south-west London. Show More Summary
Housing estates in London are a little intimidating from the outside; many of the post-war structures are hulking Brutalist towers surrounded by a complicated labyrinth of monochrome concrete. But one complex in London just got an upgrade—and oh, what a difference color can make. Read more...
After years of very publicly attempting to drag Kermit the Frog down the aisle, it looks like Miss Piggy will finally get her heart's desire in Muppets Most Wanted. There'll be a wedding at the Tower of London, where she'll wear a gown specially designed by Vivienne Westwood. Read more...
Thanks to my brother for pointing me to the Public Domain Review, who have a fascinating little book all about the designs for the Great Tower for London. I hadn't heard of that before, and the reason is it was never fully built and had to be blown up. Show More Summary
With more than 200 towers of heights 20 stories or greater planned to be built in London over the next 20 years, the UK's capital city is in for some big visual changes. Architectural visualization firm Hayes Davidson places those planned towers over a current image of London to imagine the future shape of London's skyline. Read more...
George Orwell: As I Please: >When Sir Walter Raleigh was imprisoned in the Tower of London, he occupied himself with writing a history of the world. He had finished the first volume and was at work on the second when there was a scuffle between some workmen beneath the window of his cell, and one of the men was killed. Show More Summary
Iron axe-head found in the Thames at Hammersmith, Viking, 10th-11th century ( 1909,0626.8 ) Tom Williams, Project Curator: Vikings, British Museum Several years ago I worked at the Tower of London. Spending long periods of time within...Show More Summary
The presence of One St George Wharf has awakened the area surrounding it, encouraging other developers to invest in improving local transportation, education and healthcare programs. The project rehabilitates a former a brownfield that was once contaminated
Ready the pitchforks! London's Renzo Piano-designed Shard tower, once the tallest in Europe, recipient of all kinds of shade-throwing and rather delightfully championed by The Wire's Stringer Bell, is getting a 27-story residential tower right next door by the same...