Zaha Hadid Architects designs two skyscrapers for London
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Vauxhall Cross Island has no clear center and its urban scheme neither condenses nor efficiently directs the intense traffic generated by the great transport interchange Vauxhall Cross. Next to this station in the London borough of Lambeth is a plot of land for which Zaha Hadid Architects has designed two glass towers 185 and 151 meters tall. Raising them would require demolishing the existing bus station and reconfiguring public facilities to accommodate a private project. Connected by a ten-story podium that gives rise to a public square, the buildings will contain offices, stores, a hotel, and 260 apartments.
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