How the fuck doesn't it look as ridiculously stupid on the skyline?
you could see The Shard from the platform :o
the shard's amazing
But it just looks weird. I mean it really is like some sort of strange crystal mountain out of a fantasy story.
Given how tall the surrounding buildings are and how flat Paris is, I find it weird the Eiffel Tower doesn't feel as oppressively large.
It's proper LOTR's massive.
Or whatever the name is.
like a big cheesy souvenir of a building
its the best thing ever
Then some of them checked and were all like, oh, so it is. Or so how is the shard the tallest building in Europe and other such idiotic questions.
Which, for most of its height, is only the width of the Shard's lift lobby?
PHWOARRRR love a bit of cornicing
that's bigger than anything in europe
It's now called the Willis Tower (still in Chicago, mind).
you and me are going to have serious words
I'm sure it's on the list, though.
Eiffel Tower isn't technically a building or something.
eiffel tower: 324m
I think it's because it's a see-through lattice tower, which, for MOST OF ITS HEIGHT (!) is ONLY the width of the Shard's lift lobby!!!!
WELL. It's proper massive. LORD OF THE RINGS massive! And it looks like it should have Sauron's eye at the top (Barud Dur, is it?)!
it looks like something out of blade runner or something, proper futuristic.
It's shit and you're shit you big shit.
london is a stupid city
what's the word for when people overcompensate for their tiny penises. That's what everyone involved in the shard's gone and done
if it is ('shard', i get it) then it looks unfinished.
I'd also hope the Shard's finished or they were a bit hasty with the whole 'laser opening ceremony' bullshit.
I was waiting for them to join it up, but it's supposed to look like poky bits of broken glass.
I love the Shard, especially how it's changed the skyline and looks like the big church tower of a tiny little village. Ace.