The Swiss Re Building designed by Foster and Partners under construction 22 May 2003. It occupies the site of the former Baltic Exchange in the City of London and is described as the first environmentally progressive building in the capital.
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A gigantic form with feminine contours has arrived in the male-dominated City of London - shockingly radical and strangely beautiful.
London Swiss Re Building by Sir Norman Foster
Fuji F601 digital camera
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