5 July 2012

The Shard, the tallest building of Europe

Today, July 5, 2012, has opened in London the skyscraper “The Shard“, designed by architect Renzo Piano.

With 310 m high and located in the district of Southwark, is the tallest building in the European Union. The tower has 72 floors living, housing luxury apartments, a hotel, offices, restaurants and a lookout. Designed as an irregular pyramid, is covered entirely in glass.

The video is the work of Paul Raftery and Dan Lowe.