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2016-11-14

London's deputy mayor for housing: "Towers and high rises are not the only answer to the capital's housing shortage"


Link to Evening Standard

"With developers jostling to build ever-higher skyscrapers, intent on cramming as many homes as the law will allow on to their land, London's deputy mayor James Murray thinks a proper debate is needed on how high-density housing is designed for the future. This could mean hiring an 'architecture czar' — Boris Johnson had Lord Rogers — but Murray says such decisions are not his to make.

"Personally he believes that the answer is to be found in some of the city's grander streets.

"'Towers and high rises are not the only answer,' he says. 'We need to decide what high-density accommodation will look like. At the moment we tend to think about towers but you can actually get very high density with six, eight, 10 storeys — like the terraces you see in Kensington'."

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