Britian's New Infatuation With Skyscrapers
"Britain's planning laws and innate conservatism have since stifled most tall office towers - hardly surprisingly, given the abysmal standard of most of those that were built in the post-war years... [But] the stage is set for a big revival of vertical buildings. The most spectacular crop of new towers in the near future is going to be in the heart of the capital: in the City of London, where the money is... The question is not whether this reach for the sky will happen - it's happening now --- but what it portends. The destruction of our national character? Or the salvation of it?"
Thanks to Archiseek.com