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Lord Melbourne
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Love this building, very innovative and I'm very jealous of it.

Loved the PBS 'Super Skyscrapers' episode on it too.
 

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Photo: High Level/Rex

Cheese Grater on the left of the Gherkin, clearly visible on a closer look.
The Shard on the left, the Heron and the rest, there they are all in the background. The mighty s-shaped Thames, surreally blue unlike in reality.
It is blue in evenings and mornings when you get the right light reflection
 

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Senior and Head Filipino Mod
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Third steel bolt breaks on Cheesegrater skyscraper
British Land says cause for broken bolts is 'hydrogen embrittlement'


British Land has revealed that another steel bolt on the Cheesegrater skyscraper has broken, bringing the total to three.

The real estate group said the third broken bolt was caught by "precautionary tethering" put in place on the building in the City of London last year.

It did not disclose when the bolt fractured, saying only that the incident occurred "recently".
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Future architect
Future structural engineer & architect
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