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Old May 19th, 2009, 03:50 PM   #1
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The Quill | 110m | 31 fl | Southwark | Approved

Apparently there's an exhibition on Wednesday and Thursday this week (4pm-8pm) of plans for "Quill" - a 28-storey tower to replace Capital House (the King's College London building) at the corner of St Thomas' Street and Weston Street.

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/7038

It is described as "an iconic piece of architecture" which will "create a new benchmark in student living as well as retail facilities and a new exciting public realm".
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Old May 19th, 2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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Images of the tower here.

http://www.spparcstudio.com/Project/...BridgeSE1.aspx
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Old May 19th, 2009, 03:56 PM   #3
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Interesting. Sort of like a cross between Strata and the Pinnacle.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 04:01 PM   #4
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It looks OK if a bit squat... looks like London will be getting another random-clad tower
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Old May 19th, 2009, 04:57 PM   #5
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appears to be a St Pauls sightline issue here from one of their graphics.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 05:32 PM   #6
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Quite exciting looking
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Old May 19th, 2009, 07:12 PM   #7
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It's the Strinicle...

okay maybe not.....
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Old May 19th, 2009, 07:19 PM   #8
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Is this between the Shard and the Three Houses?
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Old May 19th, 2009, 07:25 PM   #9
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i think it's cool all these tall residentials on the south bank. you get something you don't get living in the city- views of the city!!
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yeah it is, you can see the location here -
http://www.skyscrapernews.com/maps.p...663086&zoom=16
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Old May 19th, 2009, 07:50 PM   #11
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it looks very exciting indeed. looking forward to seeing more realistic renders
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Old May 19th, 2009, 07:57 PM   #12
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The architect's website refers to the bit at the top as an "organic spiralling mass". I like.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:01 PM   #13
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Rubbish renderoids - cant get any idea of what its going to look like.
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Looks cool, although the cladding will have to be top notch to make it a success.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 09:16 PM   #15
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The skyscrapernews article's quite interesting

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¿Qué?
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Seems the architects have pulled the project from their website.

Anybody in the area going to go along to the exhibition. There's bound to be large images & models.



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too good for students, but a nice tower
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Old May 20th, 2009, 11:29 AM   #19
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Seems the architects have pulled the project from their website.

Anybody in the area going to go along to the exhibition. There's bound to be large images & models.
I'll pop along on my way to boxing training tonight and report back.
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Old May 20th, 2009, 12:17 PM   #20
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I rather like it!
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