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The Gherkin's official name has a bloodthirsty history

The Gherkin's official name has a bloodthirsty history

It's not pleasant.
Which Is London's Oldest Skyscraper?

Which Is London's Oldest Skyscraper?

Small, but striking
We got to see London from the top of the Cheesegrater:

We got to see London from the top of the Cheesegrater:

Sunset from the City's new skyscraper.
Is it a bird? Is it green? No, it's a dildo!

Is it a bird? Is it green? No, it's a dildo!

Ever heard of Green Bird?
London's Smallest Skyscraper

London's Smallest Skyscraper

Who's up for an oxymoron?
How many cuppas does it take to build a skyscraper?

How many cuppas does it take to build a skyscraper?

"I'd love more people to get into construction, you're building other people's houses, I feel proud to be like, yeah, I was there, I helped build that,"
Unbuilt London: Tall Towers And Strange Skyscrapers

Unbuilt London: Tall Towers And Strange Skyscrapers

Paying tribute to the skyscrapers and towers that could have graced the London skyline.
22 Bishopsgate: New Images Of City's Tallest Skyscraper

22 Bishopsgate: New Images Of City's Tallest Skyscraper

London's least-exciting new landmark.
Is The Walkie-Talkie Building Melting Cars?

Is The Walkie-Talkie Building Melting Cars?

Curvy skyscraper focusing sun's rays?
So, What's Happening With The Pinnacle Skyscraper?

So, What's Happening With The Pinnacle Skyscraper?

Work to resume by end of year?
In Pictures: Sky Lounge @ Nido Spitalfields

In Pictures: Sky Lounge @ Nido Spitalfields

This pop up bar at the top of a skyscaper offers stunning views of London.
Seen The Gherkin's New Neighbour?

Seen The Gherkin's New Neighbour?

Hello, The Scalpel.
The Boomerang, London's Newest Oddly Named Skyscraper, Rising High

The Boomerang, London's Newest Oddly Named Skyscraper, Rising High

Blackfriars landmark is taking shape.
Plans For Tallest Building In City Of London Unveiled

Plans For Tallest Building In City Of London Unveiled

1 Undershaft will be by the Cheesegrater.
The City's Tallest Building: Inside The Heron Tower

The City's Tallest Building: Inside The Heron Tower

We explore the first of a new generation of towers, currently changing London's skyline.
Walkie Talkie: A Visit To 20 Fenchurch Street

Walkie Talkie: A Visit To 20 Fenchurch Street

A free garden in the sky, coming soon to London.
Heron Tower Gets Rubbish New Name

Heron Tower Gets Rubbish New Name

Will you call it the Salesforce Tower London?
Coming Soon: The 'Can Of Ham' Tower

Coming Soon: The 'Can Of Ham' Tower

Another oddly named tower for the city.
Pinnacle Skyscraper Delayed Again

Pinnacle Skyscraper Delayed Again

Skyscraper stumped again.
New Skyscrapers Get The Go-Ahead

New Skyscrapers Get The Go-Ahead

Five schemes coming to a skyline near you.
Demolition Begins On London's Smallest Skyscraper

Demolition Begins On London's Smallest Skyscraper

Last days of The Stump.
Another Supertall Skyscraper Planned For The City Of London

Another Supertall Skyscraper Planned For The City Of London

New tower could rival Shard.
7 Amazing Facts About London's Skyscrapers

7 Amazing Facts About London's Skyscrapers

Which one has no floor 13?
22 Bishopsgate Gets Go-Ahead As City Overrules 'Right To Light'

22 Bishopsgate Gets Go-Ahead As City Overrules 'Right To Light'

Tallest skyscraper in the Square Mile.
Walkie Talkie Wins Crappy Building Award

Walkie Talkie Wins Crappy Building Award

Carbuncle Cup commiserates bad architecture.
Another New Skyscraper Planned For The City

Another New Skyscraper Planned For The City

Consultation open for 37-storey tower.
New Skyscraper Proposed For Leadenhall Street

New Skyscraper Proposed For Leadenhall Street

Building ranges from 7-34 storeys.
Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

'Could open floodgates', fears campaign group.
Skyscraper With A Skirt Rises On Bishopsgate

Skyscraper With A Skirt Rises On Bishopsgate

100 Bishopsgate finally climbs.
'Paddington Pole' On Pause

'Paddington Pole' On Pause

Skyscraper sent back to the drawing board.
In Pictures: On Top Of The Cromwell Tower, Barbican

In Pictures: On Top Of The Cromwell Tower, Barbican

Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Shoreditch tower block, Lambeth hotel, Cally Road facadism.
London News Roundup: Skyscraper Design 'Looks Like A Cock'

London News Roundup: Skyscraper Design 'Looks Like A Cock'

Canary Wharf building is 'skyward advertisement for genitalia'.
You Vs. 36 Floors Of The Walkie Talkie

You Vs. 36 Floors Of The Walkie Talkie

That's 828 steps. Just saying.
High-Razor Tower Begins Construction

High-Razor Tower Begins Construction

London News Roundup: 'Genuinely Affordable' Skyscraper Planned For Stratford

London News Roundup: 'Genuinely Affordable' Skyscraper Planned For Stratford

Prices handily withheld.
The Friday Photos: London Construction

The Friday Photos: London Construction

Watching London grow upwards.
London News Roundup: City To Get Wooden Skyscraper?

London News Roundup: City To Get Wooden Skyscraper?

All hail the Toothpick.
Alternative Uses For The Walkie Talkie No.2

Alternative Uses For The Walkie Talkie No.2

No Mr Bond, I expect you to fry.
Best Of Londonist: Shakespeare On The Tube And Skyscrapers

Best Of Londonist: Shakespeare On The Tube And Skyscrapers

Plus a gin bar. Yes, a gin bar.
People Abseiled Down Three City Skyscrapers On Monday

People Abseiled Down Three City Skyscrapers On Monday

All for charity.
Columbus Tower Gets Mayoral Nod

Columbus Tower Gets Mayoral Nod

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Our start-of-the-week round-up of city wide happenings. Featuring a possible whole new city for London.
Gentrification Worries Over Penge Skyscraper

Gentrification Worries Over Penge Skyscraper

You try renting here in a few years.
Eyecatching New Skyscraper For Penge

Eyecatching New Skyscraper For Penge

Development will put SE20 on the map.
'Can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

'Can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

Spam-shaped erection.