From its rise as an industrial rail hub during the industrial revolution to the lows of its post-war decline, London’s King’s Cross is now being reborn for the 21st century.
From its early days as a settlement on the banks of the Thames, to enduring countless wars, becoming a major financial and cultural centre, creating homes for millions and witnessing some of the most defining moments in human history – the United Kingdom’s (UK) capital has navigated the centuries to become one of the largest and most celebrated cities on Earth.
London is renowned for its diverse blend of neighbourhoods, vibrant cultures and remarkable heritage that now interacts with some of the world’s greatest modern-day architecture.
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Images and Footage courtesy of Dan Cortese, John Sturrock, P.H. Groom, Adrian Jarvis, Yuichi Shiraishi, Andrew Dunn, David Skinner, Google Earth, King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership, Héctor Ochoa, Hisano Luttman, James Merrell, Bennetts Associates Architects, Bjarke Ingles Group, Heatherwick Studios and Grimshaw Architects.