The Shard

New high-rise towers spreading throughout central London are threatening the character of the city's most important historic sites, reports Martin Bailey.
Jan 16, 2013   The Art Newspaper
"There is no nice way of putting this, but the skyline of London is being screwed," says Guardian architecture critic Rowan Moore. In an approvals process that runs roughshod over the concerns of the public, only developer egos are being served.
Dec 3, 2012   The Guardian
Mere months after it was completed, London's Shard has passed the title of Europe's tallest building to Moscow's Mercury City tower, a "beacon of pink mirrored glass," writes Oliver Wainwright.
Nov 19, 2012   The Guardian
The Shard, as it is known, has brought about much debate for its futuristic design and the expensive apartments in a part of town that is facing economic challenges.
Jul 8, 2012   The Times Colonist