Category Archives: London

The Gherkin

The Morning News: Originally, the thatch of girders, encircled by their attendant cranes, was indistinguishable from the rest of the mostly low-rise cityscape. Gradually, however, an alien, skeletal form emerged, pushing higher and higher, the cladding racing to catch up with the structure. Only in the past month have the final steels been craned into […]

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Bishopsgate

Bishopsgate

Bishopsgate in London. An example of recent London architecture is visible (under construction) in the background — 30 St Mary Axe. It’s being build on the site of the Baltic Exchange, which was destroyed by an IRA bomb in 1992.

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Paddington Station

Paddington Station

Paddington Station, London.

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Aboard Heathrow Express

Aboard Heathrow Express

Aboard the Heathrow Express train, bound for Paddington. London got a bit of snow a couple weeks ago, when this was taken.

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