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  1. Projects & Construction
    Акимат Алматы снес незаконно построенный жилой комплекс http://www.zakon.kz/4760289-akimat-almaty-snes-nezakonno.html
  2. Citytalk and Urban Issues
    Tower blocks are still in the limelight of newspaper articles, mainly for the stigma which surrounds them as being failures. many tower blocks still exist, the government 80% reduction in carbon emissions is still a requirement (UK), affordable housing is still in demand and reports that we...
  3. Urban Showcase
    In December 2010 and January 2011 I took a series of 54 photographs looking out of the old Post CS building as they were tearing it down. 12 of them are on display at the Amsterdam Public Library. Enjoy...
  4. Completed Projects
    Crowtree Leisure Centre Looks like something is going on behind the scene regarding Crowtree, don't know if it involves The Bridge's or not, But the council are offering alternative venues to interested parties who still use it. Let's hope so things develop quickly. .
  5. Newcastle Metro Area
    There is a problem out west with Spencer Court, Newburn having being evacuated due to flooding which may undermine the foundations. This is a housing estate that has been built since 2006 at the bottom of Dene Terrace/Walbottle Road called Mill Vale. The estate was built over the top of a...
  6. Glasgow Metro Area
    STV report this pm that a sinking tenement at Bridgeton Cross to be demolished. I can remember being in the part of this building that was used for GEAR offices back in the late 80s (GEAR the regen project, not GEAR as in recreational substances). As you walked from one side of the building to...
  7. Completed Projects
    I haven't checked the provenance of this with Newcastle Council but assuming that this: http://www.28dayslater.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=60780 is correct then the Spillers is coming down. I don't know if this merits a thread NH, but it seems to be a significant demolition and change to the...
  8. Newcastle Metro Area
    . I don't know whether people think we should have a specific 'Project Thread' for this? In the meantime . . . Dunston Rocket tower vision gets approval October 20th 2010, by Tony Henderson, Evening Chronicle A VISION for the area around the landmark Dunston Rocket tower block has been...
  9. Newcastle Metro Area
    Anger at proposals to demolish Gateshead estate August 29th 2010 by Sara Nichol, Sunday Sun THESE sepia-tinted memories are all families will have of their doomed homes if town hall bulldozers move in. The snaps show street party celebrations to mark Prince Charles and Diana’s wedding and...
  10. United States Urban Issues
    Destructo-Porn! Who doesn't love a dreamy demolition? An impressive implosion? A nifty knock-down? I thought so. Share the splendid devastation here! I'll start with a modest McDonalds massacre: ;)
  11. Completed Projects
    This £74m residential scheme on the former site of Gateshead College on Durham Road is being developed by Grainger PLC. It looks like it has the potential to be something quite special, with it being designed by none other than recent Stirling Prize winners Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects, the...
  12. Городские проблемы
    Снос старых зданий - это освобождение места для появления новых домов, дорог и т.п. Но, в то же время - и прощание с прошлым, к которому успел привыкнуть. Не всегда оно было достойным внимания, но все же это наша история. От чего-то рады избавиться, а чего-то будет жаль... Итак, предлагаю...
  13. Prairie Provinces
    Recently I just received word that the Calgary Flames are to build a new arena. This is not good news at all. What's worse about it is that the Saddledome will die. The Flame's lease at the Olympic Saddledome expires in 2014. Even if renovations are made to the Saddledome, it would still be...
  14. Citytalk and Urban Issues
    Does anyone from the condemned Sighthill flats have any memories to share of them. Many people on this website - noteably the blastheads who have never lived there are quick to vilify these flats simply for the way they look. To many of us I'm sure they were great places to grow up. I...
  15. The Lunar Society
    Quite simple really, this relates to the current Library which could possibly be listed as protected building by English Heritage. Plans are afoot to replace it with a futuristic modern piece of architecture on land in between the Rep and Baskerville House, the current site of the existing...
  16. Newcastle Metro Area
    EPS / East Pilgrim Street - Developments This is going to be a MASSIVE re-development of this part of the City Centre.
  17. Regiones | Aragón
    Este es el hilo más destructivo de todo el foro en el que volaremos por los aires todas aquellas aberraciones urbanísticas y arquitectónicas que se han cometido en nuestra ciudad, a lo largo de la historia. Dando paso a espacios céntricos libres para construir en ellos verdaderas maravillas para...
  18. Birmingham Metro Area
    Well here we go, Arena Central has a band new look! Arena Square Tower Floors = 50 Height = 147m roof/152m facade overrun Use = Residential Further news... http://www.skyscrapernews.com/news.php?ref=839 The two pages in which height is told as 147m The floor design of 50th floor, the...
  19. Completed projects
    122 Leadenhall City of London Height: 225m Floors: 52 Architect: Richard Rogers Developer: British Land PLC Links: Official website http://www.skyscrapernews.com/buildings.php?id=49 Notes: The Leadenhall Building will become the tallest skyscraper in the City of London, at a whopping 225...
  20. London Metro Area
    Riverside South Canary Wharf has recently successfully concluded the prelet/presale of massive bespoke head offices at 20 Churchill Place (CP, State Street), 5 CP (Bear Stearns), and 15 Canada Square (KPMG). The vacancy rate in the estate now stands around its 'natural rate' or 4%-5%...
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