London Shard skyscraper inaugurated infographic
Graphic shows floor configuration of the Shard and a comparison with some of the world’s other iconic buildings.

London Shard skyscraper inaugurated

By Jordi Bou

July 5, 2012 - The Shard, London’s latest skyscraper and the tallest building in western Europe, is to be inaugurated. Designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, the 310m-high building consists of offices, three floors of restaurants, the five-star Shangri-La hotel, residential apartments and a public viewing gallery offering 360-degree views of the capital. It is due to be open to the public next February.

PUBLISHED: 03/07/2012; STORY: Graphic News
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