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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:19cat

12 Projects That Have Transformed The London Skyline

Written by  TheStructuralEngineer.info
The Walkie-Talkie building is one of London's most famous buildings The Walkie-Talkie building is one of London's most famous buildings urban75.org

The interactive timeline below shows how the London skyline has changed over the past 50 years. London's skyline has been changing rapidly, especially over the last 15 years with skyscarpers like the Walkie-Talkie, Heron Tower and the Shard being completed. There are currently over 200 new buildings over 20 stories tall proposed in London ensuring that the skyline will continue to change in the future.

The London Mayor recently announced a long term infrastructure plan to prepare for and beneift from London's growth. Its the city's first strategic attempt to determine infrastructure costs over the next 35 years and figure out a way to pay for them. Scroll through the interactive graphic below and click on the icon next to each building to learn more about the project!

Sources: Randstad.co.uk

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Slide the timeline to see how the skyline has changed over the years Found

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