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Old July 31st, 2005, 04:30 AM   #21
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It looks alright. In the first rendering though, it looks like it is nothing but a wall of glass.

But, I am glad to see London rising.
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Old July 31st, 2005, 04:47 AM   #22
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All towers approved in London at the moment - Skyscrapernews (Could be wrong)

London Bridge Tower 305.78
Columbus Tower 237.00
The Leadenhall Building 225.00
The Minerva Building 217.00
North Quay Tower 1 216.00
Riverside South Tower 1 214.00
North Quay Tower 3 203.00
Riverside South Tower 2 189.00
Heron Tower 183.00
St Georges Wharf Tower 181.00
BroadGate Tower 164.00
Croydon Gateway Landmark Tower 155.00
1 Millharbour (scheme B) Tower 1 139.40
1 Millharbour (scheme A) 139.00
Grand Union Building (scheme B) 132.00
Dome Waterfront Hotel 127.00
Lots Road Tower 1 122.00
1 Millharbour (scheme B) Tower 2 118.90
Convoys Wharf Tower 1 116.00
City Road Basin Site A 115.00
100 Middlesex Street 112.00
Arrowhead Quay (scheme A) 112.00
Norton Folgate Tower 108.00
Pioneer Point North 105.00
Block A (Reuters Blackwall Yard Redevelopment) 98.00
1 Heron Plaza 98.00
Ropemaker Place (scheme B) 93.00
Convoys Wharf Tower 2 91.00
Stratford Gate 88.00
West End Green 85.00
Wembley Plot W03 85.00
Wembley Plot E01 85.00
Seager Distillery Redevelopment 82.00
Pioneer Point South 82.00
Chesterfield House 80.00
Aldgate Union Phase 1a 79.00
Indescon Court Office Building 79.00
London Millharbour East 79.00
Building A New Street Square 76.00
Drapers Gardens Redevelopment 74.00
Southside Residential Phase 2 72.00
Convoys Wharf Tower 3 72.00
15 Canada Square 71.00
44 Hopton Street 71.00
31-39 Millharbour 67.00
London Bridge Station Redevelopment 67.00
Bridges Wharf Building B 66.00
Office Block New Providence Wharf 66.00
Castle House Redevelopment 65.00
201 Bishopsgate 64.00
The Quadratic 64.00
64-74 Mark Lane 63.00
Building D New Street Square 63.00
The Winding Building 1 59.00
NHIL Building 55.00
Belvedere Court 55.00
London Millharbour West 55.00
Northgate 54.00
Tenter House Redevelopment 52.00
21 Moorfields 52.00
Indescon Court Residential 1 51.00
The Apart Hotel 50.00
Building B New Street Square 49.00
Bankside 2 46.00
Bankside 3 46.00
Cannon Place 42.00
Weavers Fields 42.00
159 City Road 40.50
Abbots Wharf Block D 40.00
bloody hell thats not a bad list.
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Old August 1st, 2005, 06:38 PM   #23
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Here's a larger, sharper rendering.



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Old August 1st, 2005, 11:55 PM   #24
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Fantastic building!
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Old August 3rd, 2005, 06:58 AM   #25
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I think maybe the City actually needs a slightly "boring" tower like this, to balance out the wackiness and extravagance of the other towers (Leadenhall, Minerva, Lime Street, etc.) which are all going to be highly unique and competing for attention on the skyline.
I agree, boring towers are needed to create a well balanced skyline, otherwise its too messy and complex. Most of the montages on the SSP homepage are a good example

However Broadgate Tower looks stunning to me - not at all boring and probably slightly protruding into the wacky category. What's that stuff on the left - looks like a vertical lawn or something - now that would be wacky!
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