Over centuries London’s Skyline was dominated by church spires and in particular St. Paul's Cathedral. However since the lifting of height restrictions in the 1960 a number of high rise developments have been realised across the city. Some of the first most notable ones are the Centre Point and Tower 42 followed by a number of towers in the docklands. 30 St Mary Axe – commonly referred to as the gherkin – is a globally well-known high rise development which – as you can see – is risking to drop out of the top ten tallest buildings in London soon.
Hello - my name is Heidi Mergl, I am a London based Architect and I am a guest blogger for pasinga.com. Antje and I go way back and we share my passion for modern design and architecture. We often feel inspired by the same things and we hope to inspire you too. My articles can be found within the blogs inspirations section or by searching below by my name.