20 Fenchurch Street, a slightly concave mirror-like office tower in the UK capital, has been awarded the Carbuncle Cup after sunlight reflected from it melted parts of an expensive Jaguar parked below. Read the rest
London Borough Tower of Hamlets v B  EWHC 2491 (Fam) 21 August 2015 – read judgment When a judge waxes lyrical about a child, garlanded with starred GCSEs, their intelligence, their medical school ambitions, you wonder what is coming. It’s the judicial equivalent of those blurred reproductions in the press of murder victims’ graduate […]
World-renowned photographer Rankin has collaborated with a London veterans charity for the project.
One more will make a trend, as news of the terrifying glass-bottomed swimming pool elevated between two towers in London has been followed by news of a remarkably similar, equally terrifying glass-bottomed pool bridge in India. This one might...
The most famous clock in the world is wrong: the bongs of London's Big Ben have been mysteriously running fast over the past fortnight, clocksmiths admitted Tuesday. The Great Clock that towers over the British parliament can be outShow More Summary
A family-owned Italian restaurant with an impressive delicatessen to boot, Valentina is a welcome outpost of the Mediterranean This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Valentina, Tower Bridge The post Valentina, Tower Bridge appeared first on The London Word.
The Embassy Gardens' sky pool is made of aquarium glass to look like an overpass of water that stretches between two towers. Infinity pools are lame. Sky pools that stretch between buildings like transparent overpasses of water? Infinitely cooler. Read Full Story
A site at London's Tower Bridge that’s been earmarked for a cultural venue of national importance for more than 20 years has finally found an occupant. The History Boys and One Man, Two Guvnors director Nicholas Hytner and longtime collaborator...Show More Summary
The 12 Clipper Race yachts left the Gosport Marina and will perform a parade of sails alongside the Spinnaker Tower before heading off to London. As the boats left the marina,
LONDON — Open House London, the city's annual open access architecture festival, returns for its 23rd year this September, offering a peek behind some usually closed doors across the capital. 10 Downing Street and the BT Tower are among...Show More Summary
Assassin's Creed Syndicate's secondary protagonist Evie Fry has a unique stealth ability to become invisible and sneak past guards. The new gameplay trailer below shows Evie infiltrating the Tower of London to get stabby with a Templar threat while on the hunt for a First Civilisation artefact. Show More Summary
Shaped in Mexico is returning to London for its second edition, presenting a contemporary art exhibition at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower, from 4th ? 12th September 2015. The free exhibition brings together over 150 works by 32 international...Show More Summary
Last October, former Google diversity chief Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe won approval from London's Tower Hamlets council to turn a disused Victorian-era shop and apartment building into the Museum of Women’s History. The proposal promisedShow More Summary
Anish Kapoor’s Orbit Tower, built to somehow celebrate the Olympics and give people a reason to visit East London once the event finished, is getting a reworking. It’s being turned into an enormous helter skelter, in possibly one of the greatest public planning decisions in millennia. More »
Erected in 2012, the gigantic ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower dominates the Olympic Park landscape. The tower was built from 2,000 tonnes of steel, almost 60 percent of which was recycled. The proposed 178-meter-long steel tube slide will begin at the 80 wind
This colossal over-expenditure of money is turning into a colossal over-expenditure of fun! Take note, people who run the Statue of Liberty. (via Gizmodo) The Olympics get a lot of criticism for their business practices. The city that's...Show More Summary
A daredevil teen has apologized after he was filmed jumping off an iconic London bridge into the Thames River and had to be rescued by emergency services. "Here is an unedited version of me jumping off London's famous Tower Bridge into the River Thames," 17-year-old Shah Faisal Shinwari, who goes by "Carnage," says in a YouTube video posted Thursday. Show More Summary
What do you get when you combine the London Tower Bridge, a cold and dirty Thames River, and a YouTube mis-adventurist hungry for the attention of viewers? A videoed bridge jump that almost results in a drowning due to a brutal landing that’s uglier than a British dental job. Show More Summary
Energizer has come up with something that is certainly a sight to behold – that is, a 2-tonne replica of the world famous Tower Bridge over in London. Of course, the folks over at Energizer have eschewed the “traditional” method of doing things, and that would mean ditching brick and mortar, but rather, they have made use of 83,000 batteries. Show More Summary
Rising in the heart of London is the new 50-storey Aykon Nine Elms tower – the first private residential project that is completely designed by Italian fashion label Versace. Combining a mix of penthouses, one-, two- and three-bedroom...Show More Summary