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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

FCBS\'s £60 million regeneration scheme on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth, south west London

FCBS wins planning for £60m Wandsworth tower

[First look + project data] Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) has won planning permission for a £60 million regeneration scheme on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth, south west London

Commercial Union Tower (Aviva Tower) at No 1 Undershaft

Parry tipped for tallest tower in City

Eric Parry is behind proposals for a new mega-skyscraper which is set to become the tallest in the City of London, the AJ has learned

Make\'s proposal for a 53-storey tower at Meridian Gate on the Isle of Dogs

Make wins planning for 53-storey Isle of Dogs tower

Tower Hamlets has approved plans by Make for a 53-storey, 400-home tower on the Isle of Dogs, east London

kidbrooke Village

CABE gives muted backing to reworked Kidbrooke plans

Design watchdog CABE has given a general thumbs up to plans to densify Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ masterplan for the huge Kidbrooke Village scheme in south east London.

Walkie Talkie\'s Sky Garden

Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden opens to the public Video

The long-awaited greenhouse-like garden at the top of Rafael Viñoly’s controversial Walkie Talkie skyscraper finally opened this week

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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