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London

The Shard in London

66 floors
306.00 m
completed
2012

Object data change

name:
The Shard
other name:
Shard London Bridge
Shard of Glass
London Bridge Tower
address:
32 London Bridge Street
postal code:
SE1
structural form:
supertall building
status:
completed
primary use:
hotel
commercial office
residential
secondary use:
cafe
restaurant
bar
floors (above ground):
66 floors
floors (underground):
3 floors
architectural style:
modern
facade material:
glass
facade system:
curtain wall
features:
raised floors
handicapped accessible
double-decker elevators
indoor observation floor
frame material:
concrete with steel
framing system:
core plus outrigger
heating type:
active heating
elevator type:
gearless traction
height (tip):
306.00 m (1,003.94 ft)
height (architectural):
306.00 m (1,003.94 ft)
height (building mass):
306.00 m (1,003.94 ft)
height (top floor):
224.03 m (735.01 ft)
height (observation floor):
243.84 m (800.01 ft)
gross floor area:
127,489.00 m² (1,372,280.12 ft²)
number of elevators:
36
number of escalators:
10
number of parking spaces:
47

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Events change

2009-03: foundation work begins
2012-03: maximum height reached
2012-07-05: completion

Smart addresses

London Bridge Street (main address)

Weblinks change

official website - http://the-shard.com/
wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shard_London_Bridge
ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building.php?building_id=451
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=2611
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0013813
openbuildings - http://openbuildings.com/buildings/london-bridge-tower-profile-40

Involved companies change

Arup Fire (London)
fire protection engineering
Gardiner & Theobald LLP (London)
quantity surveyor
RWDI Anemos Ltd. (Dunstable)
wind surveyor
Johnson Controls Inc (Glendale)
general contractor
Scheldebouw (UK) (London)
facade fabricator
Mace Plus Ltd. (London)
general contractor
London Concrete Ltd. (London)
concrete mixer
Ove Arup & Partners (London)
structural engineering
FPD Savills (London)
real estate agent
Sellar Property Group (London)
developer
Rickaby Thompson Associates Ltd. (Milton Keynes)
environmental consultant
Stent Foundations Ltd. (Basingstoke)
foundation company
Lerch Bates & Associates Ltd. (Woking)
elevator consultant
Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (Guelph)
wind surveyor
Teighmore Ltd. (London)
owner
WSP Cantor Seinuk (London)
structural engineering
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts (Hong Kong)
tenant
Arup (London)
MEP engineering
Corus Steel (Scunthorpe)
steel fabricator
Renzo Piano Building Workshop S.r.l. (Genoa)
architect
Connell Mott MacDonald (London)
facade engineering
Severfield-Rowen PLC (Thirsk)
steel fabricator
Lerch Aufzüge AG (Oetwil am See)
elevator manufacturer
Mace Ltd. (London)
project management
Sika Services AG, Facade Systems (Zurich)
sealants & adhesives manufacturer
Knight Frank LLP (London)
real estate agent
Bovis Lend Lease Ltd. (London)
site agent
Reef Associates Ltd. (London)
facade maintenance system manufacturer
CB Richard Ellis Ltd. (London)
real estate agent
KONE Corporation (Espoo)
elevator manufacturer
KONE Corporation (Espoo)
escalator manufacturer
Davis Langdon LLP (London)
quantity surveyor
Kroll Europe, Middle East & Africa (London)
security system consultant
Royal Boon Edam (Edam-Volendam)
automatic door manufacturer
Peikko (Lahti)
steel fabricator
Johnson Controls Inc (Glendale)
general contractor