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Old May 11th, 2009, 11:33 PM   #1401
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Of course it is south of the river therefore not technically part of the City of London.
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Old May 12th, 2009, 01:54 AM   #1402
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between Bishopgate and this, London will have a beautiful skyline
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Old May 12th, 2009, 08:26 AM   #1403
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Of course it is south of the river therefore not technically part of the City of London.
Yeah, but I think perhaps they were referring to Greater London, not just the Square Mile.
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Old May 12th, 2009, 01:21 PM   #1404
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just 3 years time..on the skyline from a distance....


is this taken from south of thames or north of thames?
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Old May 12th, 2009, 05:09 PM   #1405
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South of surely?
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Old May 12th, 2009, 06:56 PM   #1406
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Yeap south.
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Old May 13th, 2009, 03:26 AM   #1407
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I not taste of buildings with cone format, but am pretty of the same skill
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Old May 13th, 2009, 07:58 PM   #1408
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south. nice if guys hospital were demolished. that's the thing in the way.
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Old May 14th, 2009, 01:30 AM   #1409
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This is one of the best projects in the world and is appropriate for the best city in the world.
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Old May 14th, 2009, 01:42 PM   #1410
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south. nice if guys hospital were demolished. that's the thing in the way.
There is a project somewhere to renovate it... Urgent is the word.
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Old May 14th, 2009, 08:32 PM   #1411
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There is a project somewhere to renovate it... Urgent is the word.
Funnily enough I believe Guy's is the tallest hospital building in the world - over 400 feet.
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Old May 15th, 2009, 06:43 PM   #1412
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just 3 years time..on the skyline from a distance....


http://homepage.mac.com/benveasey/.P...3yearstime.jpg
It looks like Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, a lonely pyramid. I'm not really sure that tower will fit London that well... I like the other part of the skyline more

Of course that's my opinion, hope to change it when completed.

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Old May 16th, 2009, 02:06 AM   #1413
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Yeah,it makes me think of Pyongyang as well...
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Old May 16th, 2009, 05:13 PM   #1414
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Funnily enough I believe Guy's is the tallest hospital building in the world - over 400 feet.
2nd tallest

The O'Quinn Medical Tower at St. Luke's, in Houston is 477ft/145m
Guy's Tower, is 469 ft/143m
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Old May 16th, 2009, 06:10 PM   #1415
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anyone got some new updates or are they still working on the foundation?
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Old May 17th, 2009, 03:06 PM   #1416
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Can we please try to stay on topic, and stop posting mindless spam? I've just deleted about 20 posts here...
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Old May 17th, 2009, 10:40 PM   #1417
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They are going forward quite smoothly...

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For those unable to visit the site - here's a few pics of the latest action.

The site is so jammed full of equipment, that they had to hoist up one of the smaller cherry pickers to make way for its larger replacement (hence the flying equipment in Pictures 3 and 8).

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Can anybody tell us what is the purpouse of the big hole visible in pic 4? Is it core position maybe?
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Old May 19th, 2009, 02:07 AM   #1418
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It is looking like core position to me.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:26 AM   #1419
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Renzo Piano = Great Architect
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:31 AM   #1420
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so glad this is being built
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