urbanite wrote:The argument that The Shard would give it context is misleading and whilst not far away would be encouraging development-creep....before you know it there would be tall buildings all the way down the road to Surrey Quays (OK an exageration but development needs to managed or we will all end up with a complete mess).
Quote:And finally the TransAmerica Pyramid in SF is a great building in my eyes but the location is, like financial or office districts in many US cities, a bit of a ghost town outside of office hours and really isn't a very good comparison for this project.
ceity slicker wrote:The reason that it looked derelict was that the business owners wanted to keep a low profile so that they could carry on their trade without the attentions of the militant fringe of animal rights agitators.
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