Alsop Reveals Croydon New City Plan

Alsop Reveals Croydon New City Plan
Design

For some PSFK writers*, Croydon will always be the mini-Manhattan of London - a city of stubby skyscrapers and concrete afloat in the sea of terraced housing that is suburban South London, that is about to undergo a 21st Century transformation with organic shaped buildings, a vertical garden, green roofing and re-introduced waterways. ...Concepts revealed in a presentation at the Braithwaite Hall last night include tackling four major "barriers" which disrupt the town's accessibility, as well as reducing car parking, creating "green" linkways between the town's parks and introducing more water features - including creating a new lake in Old Town.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 19 november 2007

For some PSFK writers*, Croydon will always be the mini-Manhattan of London – a city of stubby skyscrapers and concrete afloat in the sea of terraced housing that is suburban South London. So we’re please to hear that our old manor is about to undergo a 21st Century transformation with organic shaped buildings, a vertical garden, green roofing and re-introduced waterways. Archinect points us to news that Will Alsop has revealed plans to remake Croydon as London’s third city. Alsop’s site says:

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