OscarMascott wrote:School, lido? What about a Waitrose?
designateddriver wrote:I really don't understand the selfish NIMBYism that some of the posters here have adopted in relation to plans that they haven't even seen yet!
boroughpaul wrote:SE1 has a great history true but it also needs a future. no city can afford to freeze itself in time and tall is modern...why does everyone think Dubai when they discuss modern architecture? and whats the problem with Dubai anyway? why should london not be up there along with the likes of New York, Chicago, Sydney or Shanghai in developing a 21st century skyline?
carmenes82 wrote:I'm not entirely sure that tall buildings can't sit happily next to shorter ones. In San Francisco, the famed Transamerica Pyramid is situated right next to an area of 3-4 storey 'pre-war' buildings, and the contrast of modern and old, tall and short, works very well.
wjfox2004 wrote:Agreed, it's a bit pathetic to be honest. People seem to forget they are living in the centre of a major world city, not a village in Cornwall.
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