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These 13 Buildings Have All Been Demolished This Century

These 13 Buildings Have All Been Demolished This Century

13 landmarks swept away.
Love or hate the design of this new 56-storey skyscraper?

Love or hate the design of this new 56-storey skyscraper?

Shiny.
The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

Is it time to introduce protected views?
What's the tallest building in your borough? Find out

What's the tallest building in your borough? Find out

The 33 artificial peaks of London.
Inside The Skyscraper Forest Of Canary Wharf

Inside The Skyscraper Forest Of Canary Wharf

Surprisingly beautiful.
The Shard barely scrapes the UK's top 10 tallest structures

The Shard barely scrapes the UK's top 10 tallest structures

London's tallest is actually not that lofty.
London's tallest stuff...

London's tallest stuff...

How high can we try?
How Did These London Skyscrapers Get Their Names?

How Did These London Skyscrapers Get Their Names?

And how other tall London buildings got their names.
The Ridiculous Gimmicks Of London's Skyscrapers

The Ridiculous Gimmicks Of London's Skyscrapers

The cunning ways developers try to make their buildings seem cool
This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

It still doesn't beat The Shard though.
What's The Tallest Building Ever Demolished In London?

What's The Tallest Building Ever Demolished In London?

Not all changes to the skyline are additive.
Lego, Flying And Pop-Up: Wacky Ideas For London Skyscrapers

Lego, Flying And Pop-Up: Wacky Ideas For London Skyscrapers

Who's up for a pop-up skyscraper?
7 Amazing Facts About London's Skyscrapers

7 Amazing Facts About London's Skyscrapers

Which one has no floor 13?
Awesome Images Of London's Tallest Buildings

Awesome Images Of London's Tallest Buildings

Prints for sale.
New skyscraper stats for London from @NLALondon

New skyscraper stats for London from @NLALondon

455 towers in the works.
Seen The Gherkin's New Neighbour?

Seen The Gherkin's New Neighbour?

Hello, The Scalpel.
New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

Blackfriars is the new Canary Wharf...
Why Are London's Buildings Growing Taller? We Ask A Structural Engineer

Why Are London's Buildings Growing Taller? We Ask A Structural Engineer

The secret's underground.
Even More Tall Buildings For London

Even More Tall Buildings For London

263 towers now in the works.
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.
Another New Skyscraper Planned For The City

Another New Skyscraper Planned For The City

Consultation open for 37-storey tower.
So, What's Happening With The Pinnacle Skyscraper?

So, What's Happening With The Pinnacle Skyscraper?

Work to resume by end of year?
Another Supertall Skyscraper Planned For The City Of London

Another Supertall Skyscraper Planned For The City Of London

New tower could rival Shard.
Three More Shoreditch Skyscraper Proposals

Three More Shoreditch Skyscraper Proposals

The Canary Wharf-isation of the area continues.
New Skyscrapers Get The Go-Ahead

New Skyscrapers Get The Go-Ahead

Five schemes coming to a skyline near you.
Rotating Dynamic Tower Coming To London?

Rotating Dynamic Tower Coming To London?

Heads won't be the only things turning.
The Nine Towers Of Nine Elms

The Nine Towers Of Nine Elms

Map and pics of Vauxhall's new skyscrapers.
The Friday Photos: Glass And Steel

The Friday Photos: Glass And Steel

London's modern architecture thrown into sharp relief.
Could London Get A Double-Cheesegrater Tower?

Could London Get A Double-Cheesegrater Tower?

Plans for a new 270 metre skyscraper.
Endless City Would Be Tall As The Shard

Endless City Would Be Tall As The Shard

And like a stack of pancakes.
In Pictures: Strata Tower, Residential Skyscraper At Elephant And Castle

In Pictures: Strata Tower, Residential Skyscraper At Elephant And Castle

Walkie Talkie Building Rapidly Growing In City

Walkie Talkie Building Rapidly Growing In City

The bulbous skyscraper appears on the skyline.
New Skyscraper Exhibition Looks At Changing Skyline

New Skyscraper Exhibition Looks At Changing Skyline

London's Growing... Up.
In Pictures: The Cheesegrater And Walkie-Talkie Skyscrapers

In Pictures: The Cheesegrater And Walkie-Talkie Skyscrapers

Photographs of the city's newest towers.
Want To Work In The Shard?

Want To Work In The Shard?

New scheme launched to help local residents compete for jobs in western Europe's tallest building.
Vertical Rush: Climb One Of London's Tallest Buildings

Vertical Rush: Climb One Of London's Tallest Buildings

Got what it takes to climb 920 steps for Shelter?
Cheese Grater Rises, Walkie-Talkie Almost Topped Out

Cheese Grater Rises, Walkie-Talkie Almost Topped Out

Daftly nicknamed towers growing fast.
Canary Wharf Goes Cylindrical With Expansion Into Wood Wharf

Canary Wharf Goes Cylindrical With Expansion Into Wood Wharf

We're dubbing it 'The Loofah'.
Construction Of Walkie-Talkie Tower Begins

Construction Of Walkie-Talkie Tower Begins

It's fat at the top and thin down below; some think it's great, but others say No! Work on the divisive 'walkie-talkie' tower on Fenchurch Street is under way.
Viewing Deck Dropped From Boomerang Tower

Viewing Deck Dropped From Boomerang Tower

Blackfriars skyscraper will no longer have public-accessible sky deck.
Heron Plaza Granted Planning Permission

Heron Plaza Granted Planning Permission

The City of London has granted planning permission to the Heron Plaza, a 150m tower on Bishopsgate just a stone's throw from its skyscraping namesake.
Southbank Tower To Grow Six Floors Taller Following Cash Injection

Southbank Tower To Grow Six Floors Taller Following Cash Injection

King's Reach plans get a cash injection.
Work Resumes On Canary Wharf's Tallest Building

Work Resumes On Canary Wharf's Tallest Building

Riverside South moves a step closer to actuality.
Boris, Ken And The London Skyline

Boris, Ken And The London Skyline

The mayoral candidates share a remarkably similar vision for skyscrapers in London.
Elephant & Castle Skyscraper Approved

Elephant & Castle Skyscraper Approved

Tickling the heavens in SE1.
Skyscraper Update: Heron Tower Becomes Tallest In City

Skyscraper Update: Heron Tower Becomes Tallest In City

Video: The Shard From The Air

Video: The Shard From The Air

Growing skyscraper gets the Christopher Nolan treatment.
Friday Quiz: London's Tall Buildings

Friday Quiz: London's Tall Buildings

Heron Spotting In The City Of London

Heron Spotting In The City Of London

Heron Tower, The Heron, Heron Plaza...can you tell them apart?
Skyscraper Update: The Shard Starts To Climb

Skyscraper Update: The Shard Starts To Climb

Skyscraper Update: The Pinnacle Still A Big Hole On Bishopsgate

Skyscraper Update: The Pinnacle Still A Big Hole On Bishopsgate

London's Tallest Residential Tower To Be Built In Croydon?

London's Tallest Residential Tower To Be Built In Croydon?

The Friday Photos: Washing The Windows

The Friday Photos: Washing The Windows

Ever looked up and seen those ant-like people cleaning windows?
Spire Placed On Top Of Heron Tower

Spire Placed On Top Of Heron Tower

Book Review: Skyline London By Caroline Dale

Book Review: Skyline London By Caroline Dale

50 great views of London.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round-up of the day's other news.
William Hague's Dad Wants To Abseil Down The Shard

William Hague's Dad Wants To Abseil Down The Shard

Nigel Hague, 83, thwarted by insurance.
Boris Johnson's Question Time

Boris Johnson's Question Time

The mayor answers some questions.
Skyscraper Proposed For Kings Cross

Skyscraper Proposed For Kings Cross

Shard Update: A New Core Buds Off

Shard Update: A New Core Buds Off

Viewing Platform Planned For Pinnacle

Viewing Platform Planned For Pinnacle

Want To Climb Up Tower 42 With Us?

Want To Climb Up Tower 42 With Us?

Walkie Talkie Building Gets Green Light...Again

Walkie Talkie Building Gets Green Light...Again

Battersea NIMBYs Photoshop Themselves In The Foot

Battersea NIMBYs Photoshop Themselves In The Foot

Heron Tower Begins To Rise

Heron Tower Begins To Rise

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Doubts Over Walkie Talkie Tower

Doubts Over Walkie Talkie Tower

Cheese Grated

Cheese Grated

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Doon Street Tower Gets Go-Ahead

Doon Street Tower Gets Go-Ahead

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Battersea Plans Scaled Back

Battersea Plans Scaled Back

The New Towers Of The City Of London

The New Towers Of The City Of London

The City just keeps on growing
This massive erection in Docklands looks like a massive erection

This massive erection in Docklands looks like a massive erection

From above, this looks a bit dodgy
More new homes in towers for Elephant and Castle

More new homes in towers for Elephant and Castle

Twin Toblerone towers planned for Elephant and Castle