The Shard

Keith Dickerson

Famous Building-The Shard by Keith Dickerson

In London, a famous building named the Shard is the tallest building in Europe. The Shard was built in March 2009. It was finished being built in July, 2012. Then was opened in February, 2013. The architect of the Shard is Renzo Paino.

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The shard took 4 years to build. Steel beams were put into the ground and there is a concrete core. The floors are also concrete, there are 72 floors. The shard has 11,000 panes of glass. The shard has restaurants, hotels, a business school, and apartments.