Saturday, January 27, 2007

Good Design VIII - Gherkin by Norman Foster

This building in London, designed by Lord Norman Foster is considered a modern architectural marvel. The design is eye-catching, unusual but what amazes me more is the execution of the design.


Blogger Gay Abandon said...

Cities need phalluses too. Delhi (Qutub), Paris (Eiffel), Pisa..or entire Italy (The Leaning Tower..:-))...wonder if that makes Italians the best lovers), NY & Mumbai (Countless). Till now London had one old aristrocratic tight-upper lipped one (Big Ben), with its culture becoming more melting pot than the Big Apple nowadays, it seems a new cocky (pun intended) phallic symbol was in order. And Bingo!

2:08 PM, January 28, 2007  
Blogger Prasann said...

lol...I guess the British outdid others, where the shape of the symbolic phallus is concerned...

6:24 PM, January 29, 2007  
Blogger Ameet said...

Barcelona has a similar building now. Except theirs is multicoloured ;-)

8:07 PM, February 02, 2007  

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