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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

PLP\'s designs for 22 Bishopsgate

PLP wins approval for 62-storey Helter Skelter replacement

The City of London has unanimously approved PLP’s replacement for KPF’s half-built Pinnacle tower

Stand Against the Shadows - showing how Central Park will be impacted by skyscrapers in New York

Campaigners march against new wave of New York towers

Hundreds of protestors have marched through New York to call for restrictions on tall buildings, which they say are casting huge shadows over Central Park

PLP\'s designs for 22 Bishopsgate

PLP's Helter Skelter replacement set for approval

The City of London looks set to approve PLP’s proposed replacement for KPF’s half-built Pinnacle tower, which was nicknamed the Helter Skelter


PLP submits plans for high-rise 'co-living' scheme

PLP Architecture has lodged plans for a 30-storey ‘co-living’ scheme in east London aimed at long-term, younger renters


How do London's new super-talls measure up against the Shard?

In the week Renzo Piano revealed plans for another huge skyscraper - this time in Paddington - the AJ compares the tallest new towers proposed across London with the record-breaking Shard

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

Jim Eyre

Profit doubles in ‘exceptional year’ for Wilkinson Eyre

Increased revenue from UK and North American projects saw profit soar by 115 per cent at Wilkinson Eyre in the year to April, official accounts show.

Skyline digital edition


Skyline: 04.04.14

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