Foster + Partners’ Tulip Tower Gets Rejected by UK Government


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The UK government announced yesterday that planning approval will not be granted for Foster+Partners’ Tulip tower. The decision letter published on behalf of the UK’s housing secretary cites concerns over the design’s embodied carbon and the possible negative impact on the surrounding architectural heritage. First revealed in 2018, the 305-metre tower would have become the tallest building in London’s financial district.

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