"...see the results of the 25-year career of the City’s top planner. Peter Rees has done much to help shape the modern financial capital, with a focus as much on the open spaces and sheltered walkways that keep the City humming as such key developments as the Gherkin-shaped Swiss Re building. Mr Rees’ sharp eye for design will now be seen in a host of new schemes under development, whose evocative names such as the Cheesegrater, the Walkie-Talkie, the Helter Skelter and the Stealth Bomber underline the importance put on creativity that is far removed from the drab square office blocks that characterised the City before the 1980s."
06 September 2010
London Resurgent ~ Towards a Remade Skyline!
The FT's Property Correspondent, Daniel Thomas, has written a couple delightful pieces about Solid foundations for City resurgence and that the Rebranded City is not shocked by the new. Everyone should...