Tower Bridge / Shard, Feb 2012

Tower Bridge and behind, Shard London Bridge with the faceted spire glazing now being assembled. Architects: Sir Horace Jones and Renzo Piano respectively. February 2012 from Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden, London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

 

Shard Set...

 

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  • Roberto Bowyer 3y

    awesome
  • George Rex 3y

    Roberto Bowyer thanks, it's looking good!
  • Balázs Böjthe 3y

    I'am afraid that this building doesn't match to the silhouette of London. :-(
  • George Rex 3y

    Balázs Böjthe it does splinter opinion :) but it's south of the river (away from the 'traditional skyline') and has exceptionally fine design quality even at its base. It will be reminiscent of London's many church spires IMO.
  • Johnnysenough Hepburn 3y

    It's staggering. That area used to be almost desolate, especially by the river. I used to love going for walks there from my, then, flat in Old Street. Now it's heaving.
    Great shot!
  • George Rex 3y

    Johnnysenough Hepburn yes, I like the way much of the old character is retained, but with some beautiful new builds like the Shard, 6 More London Place and 7 More London.
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