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Alain de Botton: "London is Becoming a Bad Version of Dubai"

Alain de Botton: "London is Becoming a Bad Version of Dubai"

"London is on the verge of being ruined for all future generations," says Alain de Botton – a Swiss philosopher, notable author and founder of The School of Life and Living Architecture. "With a whopping 260 towers in the pipeline no area is safe, as planners, property developers and the mayor's office commit crimes against beauty to create fun buildings." In a film for The Guardian De Botton explains why he believes we're right to be nervous – and how we can stop this "clear desecration" of the UK's capital city.

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Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Alain de Botton: "London is Becoming a Bad Version of Dubai"" 21 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/770542/london-is-becoming-a-bad-version-of-dubai/> ISSN 0719-8884
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