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Old May 19th, 2017, 04:24 PM   #16361
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I like the picture (the B&W looks gloomy but ''cool'') and its all what we want, a good updated view of the City. Just shows how the core is starting to impact
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Old May 19th, 2017, 04:46 PM   #16362
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I like the picture (the B&W looks gloomy but ''cool'') and its all what we want, a good updated view of the City. Just shows how the core is starting to impact
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Old May 19th, 2017, 09:35 PM   #16363
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Old May 21st, 2017, 12:48 PM   #16364
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Old May 21st, 2017, 04:57 PM   #16365
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THOSE pictures put this monster into some perspective...poor little gherkin..
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Old May 21st, 2017, 07:13 PM   #16366
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Some snaps from the 6-8 Bishopsgate planning app (which include this project in the renders)...







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Old May 21st, 2017, 08:24 PM   #16367
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Old May 22nd, 2017, 12:00 AM   #16368
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Some snaps from the 6-8 Bishopsgate planning app (which include this project in the renders)...


Bloody hell, it looks terrible from Tower Bridge
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Old May 22nd, 2017, 12:52 AM   #16369
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That's the trouble with this building. Looks superb some some angles, and pretty bad from others. Undershaft would certainly help balance it out in the Tower Bridge view, drawing the 'pinnacle' of the skyline more into the centre of the cluster. It's just a shame that from Waterloo Bridge it would appear to be basically the same height as 22 Bishopsgate to create a 'pinnacle clump'. Oh well, nothing's perfect!
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Old May 22nd, 2017, 03:48 PM   #16370
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That's the trouble with this building. Looks superb some some angles, and pretty bad from others. Undershaft would certainly help balance it out in the Tower Bridge view, drawing the 'pinnacle' of the skyline more into the centre of the cluster. It's just a shame that from Waterloo Bridge it would appear to be basically the same height as 22 Bishopsgate to create a 'pinnacle clump'. Oh well, nothing's perfect!
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Old May 22nd, 2017, 06:59 PM   #16373
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It already looks huge. I do agree, from some of the river views, it looks like it will be ok, maybe good, maybe really good if the glazing is good. And at only 22m shy of 300m, it's nearing supertall territory, so it will look huge!
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Anyone know what fllor we are on. Thanks.
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Old May 23rd, 2017, 09:22 AM   #16375
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Don't you read the latest posts gee it's only two posts up. 24

It's not uncommon for a building / scrapers aesthetics to be dependent on the ''angle'' viewed. It may look very good from certain angles (for the haters, looking down at the ground)
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Old May 23rd, 2017, 05:24 PM   #16376
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I have a crap smartphone. Takes ages for some photos to come through. I have a habit of skipping posts that take god knows how long to come through. I need a laptop.
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Old May 24th, 2017, 01:27 PM   #16377
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Old May 25th, 2017, 07:34 PM   #16379
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Old May 25th, 2017, 09:11 PM   #16380
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That's a pic taken by Jason Hawkes. Please give him the credit.
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