Troubled Future For London's Tall Buildings?

The latest tall building completed in London is still only half full - how will other proposals coming forward fare?
November 25, 2004, 5am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Although is has won Britain's top architectural prize, the Swiss Re Tower is only half occupied. This article looks at the reasons for this - an apparent misreading of the floorspace market in London - and the lessons for the development of future tall buildings in London, especially in terms of floorspace flexibility. (As of 11/24, an accompanying video report as broadcast by the BBC is available via this page).

Thanks to Jon Barker

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Published on Tuesday, November 23, 2004 in BBC News
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