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Old March 29th, 2012, 03:03 PM   #10761
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all 3 fins same height?
25m high above roof
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Old March 29th, 2012, 03:10 PM   #10762
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all 3 fins same height?
25m high above roof
roof height - 304.1 m

are you saying the final height of the shard will be 329.1 m tall?

(floor count - 95)
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Old March 29th, 2012, 03:42 PM   #10763
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Main jib getting lifted in this very second, 13:43, check the Shard webcam you can see it going up.

http://the-shard.com/shard/gallery/webcam
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Old March 29th, 2012, 03:47 PM   #10764
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I have been taking photos

(sent on my phone from a bus Borough High Street)
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Old March 29th, 2012, 03:59 PM   #10765
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(sent on my phone from a bus Borough High Street)
Nothing quite that exciting happening in St Helens!
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Old March 29th, 2012, 04:32 PM   #10766
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This pic of the top BMU boom was being hoisted into place taken a little under an hour ago from Empire Square just south of the site.

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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:28 PM   #10767
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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:35 PM   #10768
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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:41 PM   #10769
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Got lucky with this shot on my way to the station this evening. I'd spotted the Moon, then a plane flew into my viewfinder at just the right moment

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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:52 PM   #10770
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Awesome picture, cybertect
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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:55 PM   #10771
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great shot!
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Old March 29th, 2012, 11:00 PM   #10772
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the shard rises

here are a couple of time lapse vids a few months apart showing the progress of this project. It's nearing completion, looking awesome.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gybPAEdWTYc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mLtjioCQt0

enjoy guys.
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Old March 29th, 2012, 11:30 PM   #10773
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They have to make a documentary about the Shard and interview those guys up there.
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Old March 30th, 2012, 12:27 AM   #10774
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Old March 30th, 2012, 12:42 AM   #10775
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Got lucky with this shot on my way to the station this evening. I'd spotted the Moon, then a plane flew into my viewfinder at just the right moment
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Now that's a shot. Absolute cracker Cybertect, with a bit of cropping, surely a candidate for the banner?

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Old March 30th, 2012, 02:56 AM   #10776
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Old March 30th, 2012, 06:22 AM   #10777
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should be completely topped off by Mid-April
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Old March 30th, 2012, 07:46 AM   #10778
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Old March 30th, 2012, 08:21 AM   #10779
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roof height - 304.1 m

are you saying the final height of the shard will be 329.1 m tall?

(floor count - 95)
lol, wiki? wtf. the roof height is 285m. you will notice the glass panels on the tower are 3m high. i think i count 8 above roof,which =8x3m= 24m.
not sure where 95 floors come from either?
shard has 73.
old diagram
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Old March 30th, 2012, 08:22 AM   #10780
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