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London Architectural Developments

Key Architecture in the capital of England, UK

post updated 18 October 2021


Architectural Developments in London

We try to select London Architectural Developments with a strong design intent, often large in size and usually of architectural significance

We have 10 pages of London Architecture selections:

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London Building Designs : T – Z

London Architecture Developments

Latest Architectural Developments in the UK Capital added to this page, chronological:

280 High Holborn, central London
Design: GMW Architects
280 High Holborn Building London Architectural Developments
photograph © Richard Bryant/Arcaid
High Holborn Building – 16 Jan 2013
This is a mixed-use building for developer Hines. Externally the building presents an elegant addition to the busy street. Inside the building the main focus is the view of Lincoln’s Inn Fields to the south. The 64,000 sqft development includes offices, residential and retail uses.

Major London Architecture Developments, alphabetical:

GlaxoSmithKline Global HQ
Design: RMJM Hillier
GlaxoSmithKline HQ London Architectural Developments
picture from architects firm
A 1,000,000 sf gateway tower and landmark building for GlaxoSmithKline plc. that achieves ambitious environmental goals and supports the collaborative culture of the company.

Millennium Village Greenwich
Design: Ralph Erskine with EPR Architects
Greenwich Millennium Village
photo © Adrian Welch
Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is an innovative mixed-tenure modern housing estate on an urban village model located on the Greenwich Peninsula in Greenwich in south-east London, and part of the Millennium Communities Programme under English Partnerships (now renamed Homes and Communities Agency).

Greenwich Peninsula housing
Design: Jestico + Whiles Architects
Greenwich Peninsula housing
picture from architects practice
The design of the new phases, undertaken by a team led by Jestico + Whiles, including architects Peter Barber Architects and Studio 54 Architecture, has already been endorsed by both the Design Council CABE and the Greater London Authority (GLA). As part of the planning discussions, the design was also commended by the Port of London Authority (PLA).


Harrow College Building
Design: MacCormac Jamieson Pritchard
Harrow College Building
picture from architecture office
The building will vary in height between three and nine storeys with several parts such as the refectory and the learning resources centre open to the public. An internal street will link the two new public squares on either site of the college, one serving the station, and one leading to a new footbridge and into the surrounding parkland.

Hilton London Tower Bridge
Design: Jestico + Whiles Architects
Hilton London Tower Bridge
photo : James Morris
This 250 room hotel is the heart of More London, a new 13-acre business community on the South Bank of the Thames which provides extensive office space and is supported by health club, cafes and restaurants within a landscaped setting.

Hilton Hotel Canary Wharf
Design: Jestico + Whiles Architects
Hilton London Canary Wharf
picture : James Morris
Jestico + Whiles were commissioned as interior designers of the 14 floor, 286 room Hilton hotel, part of the Discovery Dock West development. The Hilton London Canary Wharf reuses the steel skeleton of the World Trade Centre, which was severely damaged by the Marsh Wall bombing in 1996.

Houses of Parliament Building
Design: Barry & Pugin
Houses of Parliament London Architectural Developments
picture © Nick Weall
The refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster is one of the most significant heritage restoration projects this country will ever see. Cheaper alternatives for the renovation of the Houses of Parliament are to be sought by MPs to keep costs below the estimated £3.5bn billion.

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