The Gherkin – it dominates the skyline more with it’s iconic shape than its height. It is more stout and less elegant than I imagined. I always wondered how it met the ground – now I know.
The shard, by Renzo Piano, is located at London Bridge station and is already a dominant element of the London skyline. Of all the recent towers I’ve seen, this one seems to express ‘towerness’ most convincingly. The tectonic of the … Continue reading