Image title: London Swiss Re Building by Sir Norman Foster

London Swiss Re Building by Sir Norman Foster

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.

The larger size version of this image is currently the most clicked-on in imagesofcities.com and was the first to be automatically reposted in the new Series 300 site (late May 2005)

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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



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Fuji F601 digital camera

London, modern architecture, City of London, River Thames, skyscrapers, mansem1

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Aidan O'RourkeAidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. Aidan O’Rourke is a multimedia journalist and tutor in photography and languages. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.

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