Can’t See the Piano for the Trees

St Giles Central complex close to Tottenham Court Road station in London

St Giles High Street and the new Renzo Piano construction “with winter gardens on every floor and over 17,000 sq ft of roof terraces. More than just an office building it’s a workplace (sic). Connecting people to the outdoors” … and so the promotional copy goes. Maybe it’s time the urbanscape started connecting the outdoors to the people. We could just skip the building bit.

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