In Pictures: Grosvenor finalises Cundy Street plan

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has finalised its plan for the controversial redevelopment of the Cundy Street Quarter in Belgravia, sharing a revamped proposal after 12 months of banter with locals and three years of public consultations.

A short history of tall buildings: The making of the modern skyscraper

As we heard this week, a record number of skyscrapers completed in London last year, and we’re about to see the completion of the world’s tallest building – the kilometre-high Kingdom Tower in Jeddah; David Nicholson-Smith explains how we made the great leap upwards, tracing the origins of humans’ desire to build to ever greater heights…