Blackfriars Solar Bridge Reaches Halfway Point

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London's Blackfriars Tube station is on its way to becoming the world's largest solar bridge. Stretching across South Bank a stone's throw from the Tate Modern, the busy station, built by Solarcentury, has already reached the halfway point to complet...

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American Architect to Redesign South Plaza of London's Olympic Park

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Future plans for London's 2012 Olympic Park have been unveiled, and James Corner-the landscape architect behind the famous suspension park High Line in New York-will be taking his talents across the pond to turn the park's south plaza into 222 thousa...

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Designs Unveiled For One Of The Most Expensive Embassies Ever Built

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The US Government has unveiled more detailed plans for its new embassy complex at the heart of London's Nine Elms regeneration area. The scheme was awarded outline planning consent in 2010 and the new plans provide detail on the proposed appearance o...

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London's 2012 Olympic Park Opens After Years Of Preparation

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After six years of planning, preparation and construction, London's Olympic Park hosts its first non-athlete visitors. The US$ 11 billion Olympic Park contains several of the 2012 Games biggest sporting venues, including the Olympic Stadium and the...

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BBC Sells London's Television Centre

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The BBC has sold its historic Television Centre premises in west London in a deal worth more than US$ 310 million. The historic doughnut-shaped building, which dates back to 1960, has been bought by property developer Stanhope plc, the corporation co...

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