London is so vast, and such a city of architectural extremes that each new vantage point on high gives a new perspective on the familiar. Even within the square mile, the skyline shifts and provides something new to fascinate. When I first lived in London, Tower 42 was known as the Natwest Tower (the shapes […]
Heron Tower: here you can read about Heron Tower in virtual tours and see examples of Heron Tower 360 virtual tours.
Completed in 2011, Heron Tower, the 46-storey 230-metre skyscraper rises above the City of London, another symbol of the continued transformation of the city’s skyline. Surpassing Tower 42 and The Gherkin, Heron Tower is the tallest building in the City of London. Designed by architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox and constructed by Skanska, the building’s entrance hall features a 70,000 litre aquarium.
The scale of London can only be truly appreciated from a height. There is no better place in London to do this than from the Shard. This image was shot from the very top of the Shard, 310 metres above London, which is more than 60 metres above the public viewing platform on the 72nd […]
Panoramic London cityscape at twilight with views over the City of London. The Shard lit up though still under construction can be seen in the far right of the image, with familiar buildings the Gherkin (St Mary Axe), Tower 42 and the Heron Tower in the City of London to the left. The image is […]
The Shard is London’s most exciting new building, due for completion in 2012 when it will become the tallest building in the European Union. I shot views from the Shard for the developer, and the sheer height of the building has made it one of the most exciting series of cityscapes I have worked on […]