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Old August 28th, 2014, 10:38 PM   #1701
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yes thats the one! Taken from outside with my mobile
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Old Today, 01:57 PM   #1702
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There has been something built on the rear part of the site facing St Mary Axe, you can see it on the aerial shot in their Twitter feed, does anyone know what it is?

Finally got a look up close from the St Mary Axe side (pics to follow when I get home) and they are building what a appears to be a facade mock up of somewhere, maybe 2 stories or so high with stone cladding and glossy black detailing. There were guys working on it this lunchtime, anyone know what it relates to?
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I'm not sure. But I wonder if this scheme will now go the same way as the Pinnacle. Both proposals are about the same age I think and it might be considered that a new design would be better for this location.
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Well I think it was the Pinnacle's complexity that killed it. This one does not have that problem.
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