The Real Reason London’s Skyscrapers Are Oddly Shaped – Cheddar Explains


London’s skyline is spotted with several distinctly shaped skyscrapers. Londoners have awarded these unique building with some quirky nicknames including the Gherkin, the Shard, and the Cheesegrater. But these now iconic buildings weren’t designed this way for purely aesthetic purposes.

Further reading:

Emporis https://www.emporis.com/buildings/138…

Historic England https://historicengland.org.uk/conten…

CNN https://www.cnn.com/2017/09/21/world/…

Metropolitics https://metropolitiques.eu/Skyline-po…

Office for National Statistics https://www.ons.gov.uk/

BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-l…

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1 Response to The Real Reason London’s Skyscrapers Are Oddly Shaped – Cheddar Explains

  1. What is so great about skyscrapers? Good for London that they only started with that in the 1980s!

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