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Old August 10th, 2012, 06:36 PM   #12321
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The Shard London Bridge Tower is a spectacular tower for London and all of Great Britain and has the potential to be an award winner for excellence in architecture.

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Old August 10th, 2012, 06:51 PM   #12322
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[QUOTE="Jim856796"]The Shard London Bridge Tower is a spectacular tower for London and all of Great Britain and could potentially win several awards in architecture.

**** (Four stars)[/QUOTE what kind of awards in architecture?
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Old August 11th, 2012, 12:46 AM   #12323
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Could someone do another ground floor update please?
Soon, young padawan. Very soon
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Old August 11th, 2012, 12:56 AM   #12324
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That is some wicked laser beams the Shard is sending out goes straight over the sky
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Old August 11th, 2012, 12:57 AM   #12325
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Old August 11th, 2012, 01:24 AM   #12326
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A bunch pics from yesterday evening (apart from the last one, taken this morning)




























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Old August 11th, 2012, 04:38 AM   #12327
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hello Rob, could you please take some pictures of the place as well the next time when you go there?

i'd like to see it's current progress and new cladding. cheers mate.
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Old August 11th, 2012, 10:34 AM   #12328
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You have my guarantee I guess one's humor doesn't always translate
Or its hard to convey sarcasm by text
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Old August 12th, 2012, 01:23 AM   #12329
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hello Rob, could you please take some pictures of the place as well the next time when you go there?

i'd like to see it's current progress and new cladding. cheers mate.
Check the London Construction thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...6#post94110306
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Old August 12th, 2012, 02:03 AM   #12330
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I must say that the shots of the london cityscape during these olympic games with the shard are very flattering, it looks amazing in there!
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Old August 12th, 2012, 04:28 AM   #12331
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Old August 12th, 2012, 04:28 AM   #12332
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Check the London Construction thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...6#post94110306
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Old August 12th, 2012, 04:42 AM   #12333
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very futuristic architecture
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Old August 12th, 2012, 09:48 PM   #12334
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i had the chance to stay in london for 5 days last week , and what i can say is that the shard is a very amazing and attractive tower .
the first time i saw it , i was like " whoaaah "
so much better in reality !
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Old August 13th, 2012, 02:02 AM   #12335
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Old August 13th, 2012, 02:06 AM   #12336
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Old August 13th, 2012, 02:58 AM   #12337
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Old August 13th, 2012, 02:31 PM   #12339
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Old August 13th, 2012, 03:54 PM   #12340
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wow, its really a striking tower.!
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