The “Invisible Face Mask”, Seoul City Government
The tallest building in the City of London should be completed later this year and topped out in May at an impressive 278m. Once completed 22 Bishopsgate will house 12,000 workers, a fresh food market, a ‘wellbeing retreat and curated art walk’, and London’s highest free public viewing gallery. It will also feature the fastest lifts in Europe. As yet, however, there is no nickname, just plain old number 22.
We investigate the history and trivia of London’s iconic bridges – London Bridge, Tower Bridge, the Millenium Bridge and the bridges of the future.
The Gherkin In All Its Glory. Image Credit: Duncan via Flickr
We recently shared our top ten London skyscrapers that are being built this year. They all look pretty fancy right? But everything doesn’t always go to plan. These buildings are created by some of the world’s top architects, use sophisticated technology to conform to environmental standards and can cost billions to build, but sometimes things in these London architectural landmarks simply go wrong. For example…
A tourist’s guide to the architecture of London; a city that combines ancient buildings and important historic sights with ground-breaking contemporary architecture and modern skyscrapers