Decline in London towers to be reversed by more clarity on regulations, Glenigan says


Building Safety Bill setting out future regulatory requirements received royal assent yesterday provides more industry certainty 

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Summer Start For £300m Leeds Lisbon Square Towers


Work will start this summer on a £300m mixed-use scheme to transform the former International Swimming Pool site in Leeds.

Development partners Marrico Asset Management and Helios Real Estate have brought forward the scheme's start...

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Modular Builder Wins £100m London Hotel and Office Build


Offsite Modular specialist Elements Europe has won the role of main contractor on a £100m central London hotel and office.

Elements Europe will build a 17-storey volumetric modular Motel One hotel, with five storeys of offices...

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Plans In For 50-Storey Birmingham Resi Tower


Developer Cordia Blackswan has lodged plans to build a 50-storey build-to-rent tower in the Southside district of central Birmingham.

The landmark 27 Thorp Street tower, located in Chinatown and next to the Birmingham Hippodrome,...

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Tall Building Plans Across London Hit Record Levels


Permissions granted for tall buildings above 20-storeys in London hit record levels last year.

The latest edition of the annual New London Architecture (NLA) London Tall Buildings Survey, published in partnership with global...

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Unveils Design for World's Tallest Timber Building


Danish studio Schmidt Hammer Lassen has revealed its design for a 100-metre-tall housing block in Switzerland, which will be the world's tallest timber building when it completes. Named Rocket&Tigerli, the terracotta-clad building is...

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Docklands planners approve modular tower for Marsh Wall cluster


Student accommodation block on Isle of Dogs will be one of world's tallest modular buildings

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Arup completes the Netherlands' tallest timber-hybrid residential building


Arup has designed and engineered the Netherlands' tallest timber-hybrid residential building. 

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Canary Wharf Group plans 22-storey tower for Europe’s largest commercial lab


Plans have been unveiled to build Europe's largest commercial lab building in Canary Wharf, London.

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Green light for EPR’s 48-storey modular tower


Docklands scheme to be among world's tallest modular buildings

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Green light for twin 51-storey Manchester towers


North West high-rise builder Renaker has got the planning green light for two more skyscrapers at its Great Jackson Street cluster in Manchester.

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Plans in for Salford 90m ‘green boulevard in the sky’


Plans have gone in for a vital piece of infrastructure to push forward the £2.5bn, 240-acre Crescent regeneration in Salford.

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Green light for Vinci’s 26-storey Nine Elms tower


A joint venture between Vinci UK Developments and St Modwen has got the planning thumbs up for a 26-storey residential tower in Nine Elms, London.

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Huge fire at 22-storey Aldgate tower block


More than 100 firefighters tackling blaze on 17th floor as debris seen falling from the side of the building

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Rising to the Challenges of Tall Building Construction


The way we look at the construction and engineering of tall buildings in the UK is changing. A post-pandemic attitude towards the way we live and work has given rise to questions over what the industry might look like in the future and what professionals in the sector can do to embrace a more hybrid style of building usage.

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