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Doomed architecture: London’s greatest unbuilt buildings

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A giant glowing pod standing on stilts high above Crystal Palace Park. A futuristic blob-like hotel building standing eye-to-eye with Admiral Nelson in Trafalgar Square. And a giant glass pyramid in the heart of the brutalist Barbican estate.

Welcome to London, not as it is but as it could have been.

A new book, Atlas of Never Built Architecture, tells the story of the best buildings the world never got to see in the flesh – some 300 flights of fancy which were halted in their tracks by cost or controversy (or both) and were designed but never built.

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