First came the Gherkin, and then the cheesegrater. Soon, the "can of ham," or the giant “tin of potted swine,” as CityLab puts it, will join the gastronomy-meets-architecture clump of skyscrapers in London’s business district.
Designed by Foggo Associates, the building was originally approved back in 2010, but the financial crisis stalled the project. Only recently did the project show new signs of life, when construction company Mace announced that it had been appointed to a pre-constructional deal to build “the much delayed ‘can of ham’ on 60-70 St. Mary Axe.”
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