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The city of London does an excellent job of maintaining it’s medieval heritage even unto the 21st century. The streets are spontaneous and winding, just as Jack the Ripper wanted them to be. Tower of London is still as ominous, except instead of slicing heads, there’s the slicing of pizzas in the shops around it. Show More Summary

Archicritics: In Defense of 'Cheesegrater,' the 'Best of the New London Towers'

Over in the UK, The Observer's Rowan Moore writes that starchitect Richard Rogers' tower on London's Leadenhall Street, one long-derided as "the Cheesegrater" aside fellow British architect Norman Foster's Gherkin, is "likely to be the best" of London's recent batch...

Ally Capellino Fall/Winter 2014 – Architecture vs Accessories

Ally Capellino and photographer Agnes-Lloyd Platt present the latest lookbook displaying Fall/Winter 2014 goods. With a longstanding personal interest in architecture, the concrete forms of London, from Tellick Tower to the Hallfield...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton Reduced To Tears During World War One Tribute In London

Kate Middleton was reportedly reduced to tears during a tour of central London, when she visited London’s Tower of “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” poppy installation recently with husband Prince William. USA Today reported that the royal couple visited the war memorial and took part in ceremony commerating the 100th Year Anniversary of

Voting against Muslim candidate 'sinful', Londoners told

Credits: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: Lutfur Rahman, Labour Party mayor of Tower Hamlets Muslim mayor of Tower Hamlets said anyone voting against him would be punished in afterlife, court papers allege One-Minute Read Wednesday,...Show More Summary

'English Spider-Man' climbs 325-foot high crane in India

Not content with back flipping on top of a Ukrainian bridge or scaling London’s iconic South Bank Tower, James Kingston has seriously upped the ante for his latest stunt.

Need a Gift Idea? How About a Private Dinner in the Tower of London While Surrounded by 12,000 Diamonds?

Any history fan will know that the Tower of London is a pretty fascinating place, especially the Martin Tower (or Jewel Tower)—which is just one of the 21 towers found in the building. The tower used to be the home of the Crown Jewels&mdash... via JustLuxe.com

Isa interest rates: don't get caught out by falling returns

Credits: Getty Entertainment Alt Text: Money growing on trees by Tower Bridge, London Since the announcement of Super Isas in the budget, interest rates have been anything but inspiring Personal Finance Ruth Jackson Tuesday, August 12,...Show More Summary

Last chance to see Ryoji Ikeda's spectra at Victoria Tower Gardens

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Located in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to the Palace of Westminster, spectra is a column of intense white light punctuating the London sky from dusk until dawn for seven nights. Created by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, spectra first...Show More Summary

Bloodswept Lands: Poppies Pour out of the Tower of London

Bloodswept Lands and Seas of Red is the appropriately dramatic name for this incredible installation of red ceramic poppies pouring from an upper window into...

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3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, ceramic poppies take over the Tower of London, MoCA Miami is to close, and three trustees from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation are awarded $24.6 million by a Florida judge.

Tower of London bleeds red to commemorate war dead

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Tower of London is currently home to a poignant art installation titled Blood swept lands and seas of red that will eventually feature 888,246 handmade ceramic poppies within its dry moat – or one for each British and Colonial fatality...Show More Summary

Duke & Duchess of Cambridge & Prince Harry visit the Tower of London's art installation

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Yesterday The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry visited the Tower of London's 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' poppy installation in the Tower of London's moat. The evolving installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins,...Show More Summary

How to Make 888,246 Ceramic Poppies for the Dead

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino You've seen this Tower of London exhibit? There are so few good ways to visually represent a national tragedy, and this flood of red poppies commemorating the hundredth anniversary of World War I seems about as effective as could be. Show More Summary

Is Kate Middleton's Eye Makeup Waterproof? Come See For Yourself As She Tears Up

While visiting the "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" art installation by Paul Cummins at the Tower of London, Kate Middleton appears to have been moved to tears—either that or Duchess Catherine has some royal allergies because she was clearly seen wiping her eyes. Show More Summary

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

Ceramic Poppies surrond the Tower of London to Commemorate WWI Read the rest of the story at: Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

Duchess Kate in royal blue amid a sea of red poppies

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

The Duchess was in royal blue for this morning's visit to the Tower of London with Prince Harry and Prince William. Above the group is welcomed by the General, the Lord Dannatt (Photo: Tower of London Facebook page). They were at the Tower to see the spectacular "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" art installation. Show More Summary

A Beautiful WWI Tribute Takes Over the Tower of London

In London, ceramicist Paul Cummins has found a lyrical way to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I.

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