London's Historic Crystal Palace To Be Rebuilt

#crystalpalace #uk #london #culture #construction

London's Victorian era Crystal Palace will soon be resurrected, thanks to Chinese developer ZhongRong Group and architectural firm Arup. The light-filled glass structure will be rebuilt as a gift to the city of London, bringing back an important land...

read more

Google London Office With Running Track Wins Approval

#google #office #uk #london #architecture #construction

Google Inc., owner of the world's largest search engine, won local government approval to build its new U.K. headquarters next to King's Cross train station in London, reported Bloomberg.
The Camden borough council unanimously approved the 85...

read more

London Skyscraper Melts Jaguar Car Parts

#jaguar #uk #london #funny

A new London skyscraper 20 Fenchurch Street dubbed the "Walkie-Talkie" has been blamed for reflecting light which melted parts of a car parked on a nearby street.

Martin Lindsay parked his Jaguar on East cheap, in the City of London. Wh...

read more

Google Submits Plans For Its London Headquarters

#google #office #uk #london #construction

At the beginning of this year Google announced, that it has completed a US$ 1.6 billion deal to build a new UK headquarters on 10 thousand square meters of disused land behind King's Cross Station, underlining the global technology industry's commitm...

read more

London's 2012 Olympic Village To Be Transformed Into Affordable Housing Units

#olympicgames #uk #london #sport #architecture

The greenest building is the one that's already standing, and this week London officials announced that the buildings from the 2012 Olympic Village will be transformed into rental units, and many of them will be reserved for low-income housing. It ha...

read more