London – Another Country

BBC Radio 4, Towering Ambition – A Tale of Two Cities, 14th July 2011

Rosie Millard explores whether skyscrapers – once seen as an essential accessory of a go-ahead, ambitious city – are really the best way to express pre-eminence and modernity.

In London, Mayor Boris Johnson, who pledged to stop the “plague of towers” promised by his predecessor, has given the go-ahead for a privately funded tower to mark the 2012 Olympics.

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