London’s latest landmark (FT.com)

The glass-clad Shard already dominates the London skyline and it will be the tallest building in the European Union when completed in 2012. The 310m tower is the glistening centrepiece of Sellar Property’s £2bn project to regenerate the area around London Bridge, long overshadowed by the City of London, its powerful neighbour across the River Thames. Designed by Renzo Piano, the Italian architect, the Shard rewrites the rules of skyscraper construction. Here the FT explains some of the unusual techniques being used to create this ambitious structure.
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Author: SIS Property and Tourism

SIS Property and Tourism in business since 2004 as the international branch of Studio Immobiliare Spano, real estate agency founded in 1990. SIS P&T has developed into one of the most specialized local based agencies in this Puglia's area dealing with international clients who intends to invest in the Puglia property market.

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