Fireworks explode over the Olympic Stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in London. A general view of the stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in London. British pop group The Spice Girls perform on the top of […]
Shard London Bridge or The Shard (formerly known as London Bridge Tower or the Shard of Glass) is a skyscraper in Southwark, London. Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) above ground level, it is the tallest building in the European Union as of July 2012. It is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom, […]
London won the Olympic bid back in 2005, pushing itself onto the International Olympic Committee as a model of eco-chic and onto the British public as a chance to redevelop certain parts of the city. The UK government vowed to “transform the heart of East London” and “make the Olympic Park a blueprint for sustainable […]
It was one of the pledges of his electoral campaign, and now London Mayor Boris Johnson has made good on his promise to bring back the iconic London red double-decker bus. However, this is a cleaner, greener and cooler looking model. Today, the new design, complete with new-generation hybrid engine, was unveiled to the general […]
Superstar designer Tom Dixon has recently finished his newest interior project, for a new restaurant in London called Circus.
London’s iconic Battersea Power Station, once dismal and menacing enough to grace Pink Floyd’s Animals, is one step closer to an ambitious rebirth as massive, eco-friendly mixed-use development by Rafael Viñoly. The $8.2 billion plan will include 3,700 homes, 1.6 million square feet of office space, and 500,000 square feet of retail, ringing the power plant […]