We Can't Go Through It, We'll Have to Go Over It
London must adapt in order to progress.
The influx of population in London is reflecting through the cities ever-growing infrastructure systems, with the introduction of the new Elizabeth line opening up East London and connecting it to Central London. The lack of space within our cities is evident and radical solutions but be developed in order to aid London’s housing crisis.
Could the future be above our railroad infrastructure?
More than 280,000 homes could be built in unused space above train tracks, tube lines and the overground network in London according to engineering firm WSP’s Out of Thin Air – One Year On report.
Utilising the unused space whilst tackling their constraints could find housing over the rail to be the radical solution that London needs.