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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

The London School of Economics (LSE) believes that high-rises could be saved through retro-fitting, bdonline.co.uk reports. With thousands of high-rises in need of repair and /or renovation, a Policy Exchange thinktank last month controversially suggested that all such estates should be pulled down. However, a report from the LSE presents a contrary argument. ‘High Rise […]

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[5 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tower blocks and council estates should be bulldozed and replaced with terraced homes in order to provide more welcoming communities, according to a new report. Image source Commissioned by Conservative think tank Policy Exchange, the document calls for all high-rise buildings constructed between 1950s – 1980s to be demolished in an effort to remove “no […]