Tall Buildings

Wednesday 20 May 2015

New London Model


Following pioneering research conducted by NLA and GL Hearn in 2012, now ongoing, this film illustrates how London's skyline is changing as the capital is developed more densely in order to meets the demands of the growth in population.

Charting the history of towers in the capital from the 1960s to today, this film investigates the recent increase in tall buildings - both built and proposed - and the rules and regulations which control their introduction, including the London View Management Framework. 

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