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Old August 3rd, 2007, 04:22 PM   #321
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I can't wait to finally see work begin! I'm so excited!
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 04:40 PM   #322
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It may not be the tallest building in the world, but it will certainly be one of the most beautiful/well situated and most talked about towers for a long time to come. Fantastic.
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 11:53 PM   #323
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thanks for the crane info.
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Old August 4th, 2007, 03:09 AM   #324
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I say all us London forumers go down to the site and do some good old fashioned scowling through the fence, - if that doesn't speed up progress I don't know what will.

Seriously, I can't wait to see this tower in person! The heat regulation system with the plants is clever too, very similar to that in the Gherkin. Good to see innovations in interior design as well as the exterior.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 12:06 PM   #325
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i agree it needs to start soon.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 01:01 PM   #326
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This will be one of Europes finest scrapers, if not the worlds
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Old August 5th, 2007, 02:23 PM   #327
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it is definitely a great skycraper but the finest in the world not for me
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Old August 5th, 2007, 05:45 PM   #328
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This will be a high quality standard modern supertall though, I've found that most of London's highrise projects never fail to disappoint and have to be of the best quality in the world, eg: The Gherkin, 122LH, Bishopsgate Tower and the Shard.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 05:59 PM   #329
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True, I think it's because they have to go through so much to be built, a certain level of quality is guaranteed.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:51 PM   #330
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yep , we can all live with the duration as long as a special building is the end result.thank the lord it's not going through ruth kelly anymore
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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:56 PM   #331
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This will be a high quality standard modern supertall though, I've found that most of London's highrise projects never fail to disappoint and have to be of the best quality in the world, eg: The Gherkin, 122LH, Bishopsgate Tower and the Shard.
Never fail to dissapoint? Seriously?

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it is definitely a great skycraper but the finest in the world not for me
Certainly one of the best in Europe though. (But then again when it comes to supertalls there is still very little competition that is up to scratch in Europe, I think we all need to get a move on to catch up lol)

IMO it will be one of the best in the world, but not just because of the design, but for where and what it is. It will totally change the look of London.

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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:58 PM   #332
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yep , we can all live with the duration as long as a special building is the end result.thank the lord it's not going through ruth kelly anymore
This was never going through Ruth Kelly (thank god). That was 20 Fenchurch Street.
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Old August 6th, 2007, 02:48 AM   #333
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[QUOTE=Newcastle Guy;14641130]Never fail to dissapoint? Seriously?

I was meant to say that the capitals highrise projects having an oozing quality to them, I find even the less impressive projects have a quality feel to them. If i misworded the sentence I apologise
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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:10 PM   #334
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Never fail to dissapoint? Seriously?
I was meant to say that the capitals highrise projects having an oozing quality to them, I find even the less impressive projects have a quality feel to them. If i misworded the sentence I apologise
Oh, OK. I'm Sorry

I thought you may have misworded actually, that's why I didn't start a debate on the issue
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Old August 10th, 2007, 02:30 PM   #335
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The Shard Is One Of The Best Buildings Ever
I Think !!!
Dont You
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Old August 10th, 2007, 07:47 PM   #336
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i agree it will be awsome when its built, but not tall enough.
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Old August 10th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #337
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i agree it will be awsome when its built, but not tall enough.
It is tall enough for London. And that's all that matters.
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Old August 10th, 2007, 09:51 PM   #338
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Yep. The bigger version can be admired in Moscow soon.
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Old August 10th, 2007, 10:51 PM   #339
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wasnt the proposed height taller about 1500ft but locals complained .
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Old August 10th, 2007, 11:21 PM   #340
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This will be one of Europes finest scrapers, if not the worlds
Slow down!
Look at the Spire (two times higher and in my eyes more interesting), Waterview Tower, Moscow Tower...
Maybe the finest and most exiting building in Europe, if you don't count Russia to Europe..., but never the most in the whole world!
But a nice desgin though!!

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