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Swiss Re Tower

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(Named Buildings) a bluish cigar-shaped office block, London's first environmental skyscraper. Standing 180 m (585 ft) high, the building was completed in 2004
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30 St Mary Axe, better known by its nickname Gherkin, is one of London's most iconic skyscrapers.
Further east, from July 25, in Norman Foster's iconic Gherkin -- 30 St Mary Axe -- the top floor dining space, usually only accessible to members and workers in the building, will be transformed into a Summer Sky Riviera.
30 ST MARY AXE AKA THE GHERKIN OPENED: April 2004 HEIGHT: 41 storeys/591ft COST: PS138m (plus land cost of PS90.6m) "YOU must remember that architects and planners aren't the ones who create an icon, it's the public who do that when they adopt a building into their hearts.
The Safra Group will reportedly acquire the 590-foot office tower at 30 St Mary Axe from the building's receivers Deloitte LLP, who were appointed by the building's lenders to sell the Gherkin in July this year.
Savills and Deloitte Real Estate have been jointly instructed to sell The Gherkin at 30 St Mary Axe in the City of London following the appointment of Phil Bowers, Neville Kahn and Alex Adam of Deloitte LLP as the Joint Fixed Charge Receivers on the landmark office building.
Marketing of the 46,914 sq m structure at 30 St Mary Axe in the City of London is about to commence with interest expected to come from all corners of the globe.
Some of the previous recipients include the Lord's Media Centre, the Scottish Parliament and 30 St Mary Axe, London, better known as the 'Gherkin'.
Campus 2 is being designed by Foster + Partners, which was also responsible for Wembley Stadium, London City Hall and 30 St Mary Axe, commonly known as The Gherkin.
The airbrushed image shows 30 St Mary Axe, as it is formally known, decorated as a giant Humboldt penguin, as a giant advert for the zoo's Penguin Beach enclosure.
The charity will be using the famous 30 St Mary Axe to host the event.
Finalists will now prepare to make their presentations in person before an independent, expert judging panel in September and October at the offices of Coutts & Co at 30 St Mary Axe.
The London skyscraper called 30 St Mary Axe is also known by which nickname?