Originally Posted by WonderlandPark
I agree 100%. This has to be the least favorite of the current crop of new talls for London. It is just boring, the bottom of the tower is decent, but I find the wrap effect sort of a gimmick. Leadenhall is indeed the best of the current proposals, the Shard is o.k. But if only Leadenhall went up I would be happy.
This tower is nasty, look at the curtain wall. The Shard will be the real
pinnacle of the London Skyline (height), but this is a beautiful design, easily one of the best in the world right now. It may not scream present day London, but it will become an icon like 30 Axe and the Shard.