122 Leadenhall Street London

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122 Leadenhall Street London

Postby Paul Clerkin » Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:44 pm

Here, seen for the first time, is London's newest landmark - a 736ft tower, designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership (RRP), for 122 Leadenhall Street in the City of London.

The proposed tower would be at least 100ft taller than any other building in the City.

Lord Rogers of Riverside, head of RRP and architectural adviser to Ken Livingstone, says that its "spire-like tapering profile" will "add to the richness of the skyline". He adds: "We are trying to find a logical shape that speaks to a more dynamic London."


http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/londonnews/articles/9067337?source=Evening%20Standard
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Postby sw101 » Tue Feb 10, 2004 1:05 pm

Its a minger
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Postby PVC King » Tue Feb 10, 2004 2:51 pm

It looks like someone got a skyscraper from late 1980's Tokyo and cut it in half.

I've seen a lot worse though.

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Postby Peter Fitz » Tue Feb 10, 2004 10:36 pm

It reminds me of the Transamerica Pyramid, or half of it anyway ... not mad on it
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Postby Paul Clerkin » Wed Feb 11, 2004 1:27 pm

Its disappointing - especially when you see the high tech gothic of the Lloyds building beside it.
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