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The Shard. London. The Shard is a skyscraper of offices and luxury housing in the borough of Southwark on the south bank of the Thames. It opened on 5 July 2012.
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The Shard London
The Shard is a skyscraper of offices and luxury housing in the borough of Southwark on the south bank of the Thames. It opened on 5 July 2012.
The Shard was the name given to the tower following the criticism it had wiped from English Heritage, who said that the building would be "a shard of glass piercing the heart of old London"
This tower, which at the time of its inauguration is the tallest building constructed in the United Kingdom and the European Union, belongs to a Qatari investment fund and cost 1.8 billion euros. The architect Renzo Piano is the author. The cost of an apartment starts at 45 Million €.
The Shard was opened to the public on 1st February 2013, two floors are reserved for paying visits, thus offering one of the most beautiful views of the capital.
Vocabulaire • Thus offering one of the most beautiful views: l’une des plus belle vues. • Fund : Fond • Following : Après • Wiped : Essuyer • Shard of glass : Eclat de verre • Borough : Quartier