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Old March 5th, 2015, 11:27 PM   #13261
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Gift Horse | Trafalgar Square WC2

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Official website: https://www.london.gov.uk/priorities.../fourth-plinth



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  • Site: Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London WC2
  • Designer: Gift Horse
  • Display period: March 2015 - Autumn 2016

A new sculpture titled Gift Horse was unveiled today at Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth:

- BBC News: Gift Horse sculpture trots onto Fourth Plinth

- The Guardian: Fourth plinth: politically provocative Gift Horse is unveiled in London

- Evening Standard: Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth unveiled: Sculpture of skeletal horse is the new work of art






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Old March 5th, 2015, 11:36 PM   #13262
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Wates House, University College London | Bloomsbury WC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1804116

Official website: https://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/archi...s-house-design



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  • Address: 22 Gordon Street, London WC1
  • Developer: University College London
  • Architect: Hawkins/Brown
  • Cost: £30 million ($46m)
  • Floors: 6



Wates House is now enveloped in scaffolding, with demolition of the roof to commence shortly. Photo by Bob Sheil:

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Old March 5th, 2015, 11:43 PM   #13263
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Providence Tower | Blackwall E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=395444

Official website: http://www.providencetower.com/



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  • Address: Providence Tower, Fairmont Avenue, London E14
  • Developer: Ballymore Group
  • Architect: SOM
  • Height: 136m
  • Floors: 44



Providence Tower construction update, courtesy of the Ballymore Group:


IMG_0036 by ballymore_group, on Flickr
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Old March 6th, 2015, 12:44 AM   #13264
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250 City Road | Islington EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=834722

Official website: http://www.250cityroad.co.uk/



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  • Address: 250 City Road, London EC1
  • Developer: Berkeley Group
  • Architect: Foster + Partners
  • Height: 155m | 137m
  • Floors: 41 | 36



Site demolition at the northern end of the site is complete, with what appears to be a marketing suite under construction. Photos by chest:



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Old March 6th, 2015, 01:26 AM   #13265
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I was about to say "blimey, that demolition was fast", but you can see in the background it's not complete, some blue-topped boxes remain...
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Old March 6th, 2015, 01:32 AM   #13266
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Kidbrooke Phase 5 looks like a bit of an architectural step back 15 years.
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Old March 6th, 2015, 03:15 AM   #13267
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The tallest building in Kidbrooke Phase 4 is ugly, and Phase 5 is meh. Phase 6 is beautiful except for again, the irregular balconies on the facade of that building type beyond the bridge in the first picture.
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Old March 6th, 2015, 05:35 AM   #13268
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gorgeous london projects.

colorful.

distinguished from around building. individual design. i envy so much
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Old March 6th, 2015, 01:10 PM   #13269
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Gift Horse | Trafalgar Square WC2

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Official website: https://www.london.gov.uk/priorities.../fourth-plinth


For me, Trafalgar Square will really lack that electric blue...
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Old March 6th, 2015, 06:42 PM   #13270
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Providence Tower is looking so slim and elegant from that angle.
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Old March 6th, 2015, 10:47 PM   #13271
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Wood Wharf E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=317626

Official website: http://www.woodwharf.com/



Project facts
  • Developer: Canary Wharf Group
  • Cost: £2 billion ($3bn)
  • Homes: 3,100
  • Retail space: 2.57 million ft²
  • Public space: 8.9 acres





Construction activity ramping-up at Wood Wharf. Photos by chest:









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Old March 6th, 2015, 11:21 PM   #13272
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Dollar Bay | Isle of Dogs E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=934424

Official website: http://www.dollarbay.co.uk/



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  • Address: 1-18 Dollar Bay Court, London, E14
  • Developer: Citystyle Homes and Mount Anvil
  • Architect: Ian Simpson Architects
  • Height: 109m
  • Floors: 32



Progress at the Dollar Bay site, photo by Union Man:


DSCN0590 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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Ruskin Square | Croydon CR0

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=580546

Official website: http://www.ruskinsquare.com/



Project facts
  • Developer: Stanhope and Schroders
  • Architect: Shedkm
  • Cost: £500 million ($770m)
  • Homes: 625
  • Office space: 22,000m²



Cores at Ruskin Square, photo by Union Man:


DSCN0610 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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The Zig Zag Building | Victoria SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1427764

Official website: http://thezigzagbuilding.com/



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  • Address: 66-74 Victoria Street, London SW1
  • Developer: Land Securities
  • Architect: Lynch Architects
  • Floors: 12



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Novotel Canary Wharf | Isle of Dogs E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=573332

Official website: N/A



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  • Address: 40 Marsh Wall, London E14
  • Developer: Accor
  • Architect: Leach Rhodes Walker Architects
  • Height: 124m
  • Floors: 39



The Novotel taking shape, photo by Union Man:


DSCN0603 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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Wah Kwong House | Lambeth SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=351887

Official website: N/A



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  • Address: 10 Albert Embankment, London SE1
  • Developer: G&G Properties
  • Architect: RHWL Architects
  • Floors: 15
  • Hotel rooms: 102



Progess at Wah Kwong House, photo by Union Man:


DSCN0636 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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Stratford Plaza | Stratford E15

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=332673

Official website: http://www.telfordhomes.plc.uk/stratfordplaza/



Project facts
  • Developer: Telford Homes
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
  • Floors: 26
  • Homes: 198



Stratford Plaza nearing external completion. Photo by Union Man:


DSCN0556 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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Capital Towers | Stratford E15

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1684673

Official website: http://www.galliardhomes.com/Capital-Towers



Project facts
  • Address: 2-12 High Street, London E15
  • Developer: Galliard Developments
  • Height: 110m and 55m
  • Floors: 35 and 15



First core now above ground level at Capital Towers. Photo by Union Man:


DSCN0564 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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Riverwalk | Westminster SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1679244

Official website: http://www.riverwalk.co.uk/



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  • Address: 157-161 Millbank, London SW1
  • Developer: Ronson Capital Partners
  • Architect: Stanton Williams
  • Floors: 17
  • Homes: 113



Cladding ongoing at Riverwalk, photo by Union Man:


DSCN0631 by UnionManxl, on Flickr
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White Collar Factory | Old Street EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=361792

Official website: http://whitecollarfactory.com/



Project facts
  • Address: White Collar Factory, Old Street Yard, London EC1
  • Developer: Derwent London
  • Architect: AHMM
  • Floorspace: 27,220m²



The White Collar Factory begins its ascent. Photo by Retro Specs:


IMG_4127 by inckamail, on Flickr
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