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Power block

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We have fallen for elements of urban living in many different cities and have often dreamed of being given a city block where we could bring them together. Now with the help of a team of leading architects, we have done just that.

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The city block should be the beating heart of a neighbourhood. All too often though planners, architects and developers get it wrong – they build too high, too dense (or not dense enough) and, worst of all, create monotonous street façades that alienate both visitors and residents.

In our perfect block, we went back to the drawing board, consulting with a team of experts to re-imagine it as the cornerstone of the community. On the panel was Kim Nielsen, founder of Danish architectural practice, 3XN (his firm’s imaginative designs are reinventing…


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