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Old March 5th, 2011, 07:34 PM   #5701
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Heres a nice comparison for ya all, thanx to Torg22 for the beautiful photo:

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Old March 5th, 2011, 08:13 PM   #5702
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A good reminder of how much we still have to go.
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Old March 5th, 2011, 08:26 PM   #5703
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As promised, the rest of my update from yesterday.

More of Friday's photos to be found in my Shard Gallery.


Reference shot from Queen Elizabeth Street




Druid Street and the railway viaduct




St Thomas Street & Snowsfields




Eastern glazing progress




Backpack glazing




A view of the junction between steel and concrete construction on the eastern side




Gate 2, St Thomas Street




West side from the ground level of Joiner Street




West side glazing detail




Scaffolding on Joiner Street/London Bridge Street





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Old March 5th, 2011, 08:50 PM   #5704
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A little, abstract bonus. The entrance to Mace's Shard Project Office at London Bridge.

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Old March 5th, 2011, 11:20 PM   #5705
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Very nice pictures cybertect.

I especially like this one:

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Old March 6th, 2011, 05:56 AM   #5706
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The opinion hasn't changed, the cladding is outstanding.
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Old March 6th, 2011, 06:00 AM   #5707
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Old March 6th, 2011, 06:56 AM   #5708
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Old March 6th, 2011, 04:22 PM   #5709
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Old March 6th, 2011, 05:19 PM   #5710
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Every supertall is also a skyscraper, supertalls are a specific group of skyscrapers.

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Old March 6th, 2011, 05:33 PM   #5711
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with the pinnacle soon rising and the other buildings that are under construction, London will probably manage to get on the tallest 25 skylines on ultrapolis.
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Old March 6th, 2011, 05:37 PM   #5712
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And he also thinks this is not a supertall, more like a skycraper.
Well there's no such thing as a "supertall" anyway, it's a made up term used by this website as a means of categorization.

They're all skyscrapers.
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Old March 6th, 2011, 07:08 PM   #5713
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Old March 6th, 2011, 09:39 PM   #5714
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by Supertall Robbo.

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Old March 6th, 2011, 09:50 PM   #5715
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Old March 7th, 2011, 04:02 PM   #5716
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Three shots from this morning

London Bridge Station



Tooley Street





As noted in the London forum, the east side tower crane is being reassembled after being made taller.
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Old March 7th, 2011, 05:02 PM   #5717
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really coming along with the glass now
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Old March 7th, 2011, 05:36 PM   #5718
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Thanks for all the great photo updates folks! This and 1WTC in New York have to be two of the best documented towers on skyscrapercity!
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Old March 7th, 2011, 08:47 PM   #5719
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What a beast and the cladding at its best in sunny weather.

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Old March 7th, 2011, 09:44 PM   #5720
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That's epic!

The beauty of the shard depends on what the sky is like...

And btw, this thing looks so much better in person
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