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Image by ArchiCG of 30 St Mary Axe, known as the London Gherkin. was designed by Norman Foster and Arup engineers,[5] and was erected by Skanska in 2001–2003.[1] The building has become an iconic symbol of London and is one of the city’s most widely recognised examples of modern architecture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_St_Mary_Axe

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from the Guardian

Stunners in the sky: London's top 10 towers

30 ST MARY AXE ['THE GHERKIN'] | ST MARY AXE | CITY OF LONDON | LONDON | ENGLAND: *Built: 2001-2003; Official Opening: 28 April 2004; Architect: Sir Norman Foster; Height: 591ft (180m); 41-Storeys*

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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) (30 St Mary Axe)

Gherkin, London http://www.cityoki.com/en/london/trend/gherkin-and-cheese-grater #cityoki #london

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