Replacing a 1960s, 25-storey tower, formerly occupied by Dresdner Kleinwort, which was demolished in 2008. Rafael Vinoly Architects 150m high tower will provide 60,000sqm of office space, retail and public space. The top heavy design maximises floor space towards the top of the building where rents are typically higher, and has earned the nickname the ‘Walkie-Talkie’. It will feature a garden at the top of the building, which will be London’s highest public park. Currently under construction, it is scheduled for completion in 2014.
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