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Oliver Wainwright on London's "Tortured Heap of Towers"

Oliver Wainwright on London's "Tortured Heap of Towers"
Oliver Wainwright on London's "Tortured Heap of Towers", © The Guardian
© The Guardian

The Guardian's latest, Oliver Wainwright and Monica Ulmanu discuss London's controversial skyline and the forces that shape it. "Perhaps the tortured heap of towers that seem to be the future of London’s skyline (some thrilling, some monstrous, all very large) is inevitable," says Wainwright. "It is a vertical expression of the Square Mile’s medieval street pattern, forced skywards by global finance and massaged by reactive planning – the chaotic cocktail of invisible forces shaping the city." Read the whole article, here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Oliver Wainwright on London's "Tortured Heap of Towers"" 14 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/778784/oliver-wainwright-on-londons-tortured-heap-of-towers/> ISSN 0719-8884

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