The London skyline…

Many appreciate London’s deep history but may not understand London’s reticence about adding modern architecture to its famous skyline, particularly that which could draw attention from Big Ben or Westminster Abbey.

© David-Kevin Bryant

London fired a shot heard round the world of architecture, however, when it unveiled The Shard, a 95-story modern skyscraper, designed by the renowned Renzo Piano, wrapped in glass and in the shape of a pyramid.

© David-Kevin Bryant

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