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The AJ/Observer Skyline Campaign

Skyline proposed

The AJ/Observer's Skyline Campaign is not anti-skyscrapers

Sign up to our Skyline Campaign and help raise the bar in the design of high-rise architecture, says Rory Olcayto

The changing London skyline

AJ/Observer Skyline Campaign

Welcome to Skyline, a joint AJ and Observer campaign demanding better tall buildings for London


Meanwhile, in Wuhan: Chetwoods' 1,000m-tall tower

Jay Merrick compares China’s latest idea for an eco-super tower scheme by Chetwoods Architects with London’s more modest production line

Skyline table

Skyline table

London towers: proposed, approved or under construction

This table sets out the 236 tall buildings proposed for London

Skyline news

Alex Balchin\'s \'Clean Air Tower’ shortlisted proposal for the annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) international student prize

Nottingham students shortlisted for skyscraper prize

A pair of students from the University of Nottingham have been named among the finalists in a skyscraper design contest run by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

PRP Architects

PRP wins planning for Croydon towers

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] PRP has won planning for a pair of residential towers in Croydon

Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Piano submits plans for Shard’s little sister

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has submitted plans for a 27-storey residential tower next to The Shard

Julie Futcher

Julie Futcher: 'We cannot assess skyscrapers in isolation'

Architect Julie Futcher, a member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, on the effects skyscrapers have on energy use in cities

Gwyn Richards (July 2014)

City of London installs new design chief

The City of London has appointed Gwyn Richards as its new head of design

Skyline essays


Skyline campaign: A tale of two towers

When London has no skyscraper strategy, good architecture becomes a matter of chance - as Rogers’ elegant Cheesegrater and Broadway Malyan’s joyless tower show, writes Robert Bevan

Visualisation of The Quill, SPPARC\'s student accommodation block at London Bridge

Peter Murray: We need a Skyline Commission

A Skyline Commission would ensure an holistic view of tall building development in the capital, says Peter Murray

The AJ/Observer Skyline Campaign coverage


The pressing need for parks

The provision of open public space is being neglected in London’s development frenzy, writes Peter Stewart

Skyline digital edition


Skyline: 04.04.14

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