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The Scalpel

New skyscrapers in London: The Scalpel

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We’re nearly there, days inaugurates the new skyscraper in London otherwise known as The Shard; and perhaps because of this news comes a architecture: the skyline of the capital knows no rest and soon will be enriched with a new, very high element. Code Name: The Scalpel.

The Scalpel

The project was designed by Kohn Pederson Fox (author of the Heron Tower) will have 35 floors (some say 38) for a total of 190 meters (on this, all agree), as you see in the image, the form is not leaves room for too many doubts; it is just a kind of giant chisel. The British trend in short, it’s a pop-up metropolitan buildings sharp; and wonder if in reaction to such angularity, there never will be a turn towards a style rounded and sinuous.Read More »New skyscrapers in London: The Scalpel