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Housing Design in a trendy part of London

Recently I came across this block of flats in a trendy part of London. Words fail me. Advertisements

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London Housing. A dereliction of duty? And unnecessary high-density?

  There have been a few articles in the press recently about empty homes in London, especially high value ones owned by foreign investors who don’t live in these homes but leave them empty to the detriment of the local … Continue reading

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New Garden Bridge in London – Do we need it? Should we make the tourists walk?

I have just read that Transport for London (TfL) has just ‘backed’ proposals for a new pedestrian bridge across the River Thames in London, ‘to link Covent Garden to The South Bank’. My immediate thoughts upon reading this were ‘what … Continue reading

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Has London got too Big?

According to the OECD, the relationship between income and population size becomes negative at around 6-7 million people suggesting dis-economies of agglomeration due to congestion and other related costs (OECD Territorial Reviews: Competitive Cities in the Global Economy, Paris 2006). … Continue reading

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