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The (Home-Grown) Threat to London's Architectural Future

The (Home-Grown) Threat to London's Architectural Future
The (Home-Grown) Threat to London's Architectural Future, Some of London's most recognizable designs have come from foreign architects - like Ernö Goldfinger's Trellick Tower. Image © Flickr CC User Jim Linwood
Some of London's most recognizable designs have come from foreign architects - like Ernö Goldfinger's Trellick Tower. Image © Flickr CC User Jim Linwood

With the London Festival of Architecture opening yesterday, this article in the London Evening Standard highlights just one of the many threads which make up this year's theme: the importance of foreign talent in making up London's cosmopolitan architectural culture. From Adam Caruso to Zaha Hadid, many of the city's biggest names have come from abroad to study and work in the UK, helping to make it one of the greatest centres for design in the world - but all this could be at risk from untenable housing prices and draconian new visa restrictions. You can read the full article here.

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Cite: Rory Stott. "The (Home-Grown) Threat to London's Architectural Future" 02 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/512137/the-home-grown-threat-to-london-s-architectural-future/> ISSN 0719-8884

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