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The architecture trend dividing London’s elites

One of London’s most unusual luxury trends might be its gigantic basements.

Professor Roger Burrows and his coauthors collected data on every basement construction project in from 2008 to 2019, and mapped it. They found more than 7,000 basement additions had been built. A combination of historic preservation laws, rapidly ballooning property values, and changing tastes have led to a boom in basement building.

Courtesy of  Vox

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