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Old June 29th, 2006, 08:23 AM   #101
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so much rust, why can't they use the better way, concrete
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Old June 29th, 2006, 08:31 AM   #102
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once this is built, its going to be iconic and idiosyncratic just like the tower bridge and big ben has always been a international london landmarks.
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Old June 29th, 2006, 08:38 AM   #103
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^it's just a box
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Old June 29th, 2006, 09:27 AM   #104
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so much rust, why can't they use the better way, concrete
Concrete! 120 years of Iron fighting and you want Concrete!
The only way to build scrapers is in steel !!!
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Old June 29th, 2006, 09:30 AM   #105
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Somone tell the builders....QUICK, they are reading the building instructions wrong....

Just like when you make somtime out of Lego....or that damn Flatpack furniture........it all seems good when you begin, but if somthing is slightly misplaced a few stages down the line it all ****s up and you can't make head nor tail of anything.

Are you living in cookoo land or what !! These guys are professionals, One piece at a time thats how they build it!! Just like a well oiled Machine!!!!


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Old June 29th, 2006, 11:39 AM   #106
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Bloody hell at this rate it'll be finished by lunchtime next Thursday... Its flying up!
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Old June 29th, 2006, 06:52 PM   #107
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WOAH THAT IS SO QUICK LOADS HAS GONE UP THIS WEEK!
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Old June 30th, 2006, 02:17 AM   #108
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Are you living in cookoo land or what !! These guys are professionals, One piece at a time thats how they build it!! Just like a well oiled Machine!!!!



it was a joke dude
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Old July 5th, 2006, 02:11 AM   #109
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The building is getting built really fast
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Old July 16th, 2006, 11:35 AM   #110
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Old July 16th, 2006, 03:33 PM   #111
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Good updates, London Rises
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Old July 16th, 2006, 03:40 PM   #112
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Thanks for the updates wjfox! I like this project, and this part of the city (because is full of interesting projects) !
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Old July 19th, 2006, 09:25 PM   #113
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Couple of pics I took earlier -





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Old July 22nd, 2006, 08:42 AM   #114
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ugh...cant see how that mass of iron is gonna turn into the beautiful building that its supposed to be at the moment. It looks like a 3 year olds been let loose with a K-nex kit.
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Old July 22nd, 2006, 03:04 PM   #115
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Some of that steelwork is only temporary, apparently.
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 12:58 AM   #116
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Old August 2nd, 2006, 01:20 AM   #117
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One of my pics from yesterday -


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Old August 2nd, 2006, 03:41 AM   #118
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... And just think Heron's going to rise slapbang in the middle of this pic

I think you can safely say that in a couple of years one building you won't be able to see from the Willis building will be Broadgate
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Old August 2nd, 2006, 11:25 AM   #119
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Yes - Heron Tower, Heron Plaza, and 80 Bishopsgate will completely obscure this view.
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Old August 10th, 2006, 11:10 PM   #120
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Floorplates have started going on.


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