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Swiss Re HQ – London, England, U.K.

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The Gherkin  114-Feature-SwissRe-3  foster-partners-30-st-mary-axe-office-building-wind-diagram  00914562Foto_big

Building: Swiss Re Headquarters also known as 30 St Mary Axe and the Gherkin
Location: 30 St Mary Axe, City of London, England
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer: Arup
Construction: Skanska
MEP Engineer: Hilson Moran Partnership
Completed 2003

AE Interests: daylighting, natural ventilation, dia-grid structure, sustainability, parametric model, aerodynamic form.  `

articles: modeling, diagrid sizing (pdf)




Written by Aalok Bhattarai

August 25, 2010 at 8:10 am

Posted in Built

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