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London’s Metal-Clad Town Hall Hotel is a Radical Renovation of a Classic Building

London’s Metal-Clad Town Hall Hotel is a Radical Renovation of a Classic Building

The Edwardian town hall on Cambridge Heath Road fell on hard times in the 90’s, when the neo-classical building was rarely used save as a shooting location for films. It was bought by a hotel developer,

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Work Set to Resume On London’s Energy Efficient “Cheese Grater” Building

Work Set to Resume On London’s Energy Efficient “Cheese Grater” Building

The 50-story tower opposite Lloyd’s of London will rise to 224.5 m (802 ft) in the shape of a leaning ladder. Construction has only barely begun and the building is already being referred to as the

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New W Hotel in London is Wrapped in an Amazing Illuminated Façade

New W Hotel in London is Wrapped in an Amazing Illuminated Façade

The W group's newly-opened illuminated hotel in London may have passersby wondering if they've stepped into Manhattan's Times Square. The Starwood Hotel W London-Leicester Square designed by Jestico +

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London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

The Mint's lush living wall is viewable – as is the surrounding historic architecture - from the building's floor-to-ceiling windows in the lobby and throughout the hotel. Forty species of plants make

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Mace Group To Build New London Cable Cars to Cross The Thames

Mace Group To Build New London Cable Cars to Cross The Thames

A gleaming new cable car system will soon carry 2,500 people across the Thames every hour, doing the work of 40 buses. The new landmark of the east Thames was designed by architects Wilkinson Eyre and

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First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs Hit the Streets of London

First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs Hit the Streets of London

Intelligent Energy just announced that their hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs have hit the streets of London for the first time! The taxis are equipped with a fuel cell and a lithium polymer batter pack that

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Studio Meda Wins London’s Bankside Bike Shed Design Contest

Studio Meda Wins London’s Bankside Bike Shed Design Contest

Studio Meda recently won first place in The Architecture Foundation's international competition to design an improved bike storage shed for London's Bankside district. In an effort to improve the city's

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Pixelated Birdhouses Sprout on City Trees in London

Pixelated Birdhouses Sprout on City Trees in London

With over 250 bird and bug boxes available in the stunning sculptural art installation, birds can choose from a range of shapes and sizes of boxes to use for shelter, nesting or feeding spaces. The

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Old Subway Cars Transformed into Cool London Art Studios

Old Subway Cars Transformed into Cool London Art Studios

Located on top of an old brick warehouse in Shoreditch, London, Village Underground provides affordable studio space for young artists (around 15 pounds per week). The subway cars act as working spaces

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Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

This five star hotel is going under - underground that is! Designed by ReardonSmith Architects for a proposed development at Hersham Golf Club in Surrey, London, this new subterranean hotel will pay its

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London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

The 2012 London Olympics haven't even happened yet and already plans are in the works to tear down one of the stadiums and build a new one in its place. You may have heard about the dispute between the

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London’s Bike Superhighways Increase Bike Traffic by 70% on Major Thoroughfares

London’s Bike Superhighways Increase Bike Traffic by 70% on Major Thoroughfares

The city of London just announced that bike traffic is up 70% on two major thoroughfares in London proper and they are crediting it all to the opening of two bike superhighways last July. The

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Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Studio Dining East was a three week dining experience for London pop-up experts Bistrotheque, whose third foray into pop up spots turned out to be an eco-success. Groarke, who is known for projects that

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Europe’s Tallest Building by Renzo Piano Tops Out In London

Europe’s Tallest Building by Renzo Piano Tops Out In London

Image ©Eddie Boyd The central core of the 72 story structure topped out at 244 meters on December 8th, making the tower the tallest building in the UK at 310 meters. A considerable amount of work is

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London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

The streets of London are about to start sprouting electric vehicle charging stations left and right. London's Mayor Boris Johnson just announced the launch of Source London, a program beginning next year

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Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

The aim of the Beehive Tower is to provide the Canary Wharf community of city dwellers a place to garden and live. The tower's hexagonal mega structural lattice contains greenhouse spaces that also serve

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200MPH Bullet Trains to Connect Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam

200MPH Bullet Trains to Connect Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam

Good news for European jet-setters: traveling from the U.K. to Germany and Holland is about to get a whole lot easier. German rail company Deutsche Bahn is in the testing stages for a cross-channel bullet

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London Unveils Plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London Unveils Plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The UK's Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, recently announced that upon the completion of the 2012 London Olympics, the Olympic Park will be transformed

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The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

These Salt Lamps by Roberto Tweraser of TweraserDesign made a nice impact in the space. Although very simple in design, these lampshades made from salt showcase an inspired new use for the natural

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Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

In a collaborative installation with Boskke, Thorsten van Elten shows designer André Klauser's Mechano Chair, inspired by industrial shelving. Sara Wright Polmar's Peggy consists of pegs of

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Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Low energy LED lights provide a soft and relaxing glow for Justyna Piotrowicz's Luminaire Lamps, crafted from hand blown glass and leather straps. The Danish company Oficina Kreativa created a

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London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

Made in Peckham is a furniture range by Hendzel & Hunt, made of pieces taken and found on local streets and reclamation yards in the designer’s own area. Chooi Leng Tan presented two products

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The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

Food and furniture were the order of the day at the exhibitions in the Brompton Design District at this year's London Design Week. Offering a wonderful array of delicious treats and a handful of

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Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

If you're craving a little bit of greenery but are short on gardening skills, these neat garden growing postcards from Postcarden might be just the thing. Spotted at The AppLounge during the London Design

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Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

The Nogg chicken coop was designed to facilitate homegrown food in any urban or rural garden environment. Lazerian's Bravais Armchair is constructed from corrugated cardboard made from locally

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RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

Tina Chen's Snowflake design was inspired by the formation and interactions of real snowflakes. The modular design of each piece allows the client to custom design their own products according to their

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Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

The C-type Cargo bike blends simple design elements with clever construction techniques to create an elegant bike that is suitable to transport more than just the cyclist! The bike also has some great

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MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

Brian Steendyk’s Yhi 720 bamboo pendant lamps use 18 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs, are 100% recyclable, and are flat-packed to minimize their environmental impact. Luxxbox's Brainwash

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The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

Heads up interior design fans - the London Design Festival kicks off tomorrow and we'll be reporting live from the show. Stay tuned for the info and exclusive pics of the hottest exhibitions, new

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Beautiful London Campus Building Clad in Anodized Aluminium Tiles

Beautiful London Campus Building Clad in Anodized Aluminium Tiles

The Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, located on the Greenwich Peninsula in London just opened the doors to a beautiful new building designed by Foreign Office Architects.  The 183,00

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