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SOM Receives Planning Permission for Angular Skyscraper in City of London

This morning, planning permission was awarded for the construction of 100 Leadenhall Street, an SOM-designed skyscraper in the eastern cluster of skyscrapers in the City of London. At 263.4 meters tall, the building will be the third tallest in the cluster, trailing only 1 Undershaft (305 meters), which is approved but yet to begin construction, and 22 Bishopsgate (278 meters), which is currently under construction. The Shard, at 310 meters, is also nearby on the south of the river.

Courtesy of SOM

This morning, planning permission was awarded for the construction of 100 Leadenhall Street, an SOM-designed skyscraper in the eastern cluster of skyscrapers in the City of London. At 263.4 meters tall, the building will be the third tallest in the cluster, trailing only 1 Undershaft (305 meters), which is approved but yet to begin construction, and 22 Bishopsgate (278 meters), which is currently under construction. The Shard, at 310 meters, is also nearby on the south of the river.
Courtesy of SOM

Like the Leadenhall Building designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, also known as the Cheesegrater, SOM's design tapers to the north in order to protect views of St Paul's Cathedral, resulting in an angular design which is reinforced by the diamond glazing pattern of the facade. The building will dedicate four floors to a viewing gallery, with 360-degree views from the 55th floor and a triple-height gallery with views to the South, East, and West on th...
Source: Archdaily
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