Harmony Between The Old And The New

It is somewhat fascinating to view new architecture and older buildings next to each other.

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The Shard and Southwark Cathedral

Some facts, courtesy of Wikipedia

Southwark Cathedral

  • Building started in 1839, completed in 1897
  • Anglican Church
  • Designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield

 

The Shard

  • Building started in 2009, completed in 2012
  • Hotel, restaurants, offices
  • One of the works of Italian architect Renzo Piano

 

….Oh, and they make delicious drinks, like the ones below….

Drinks with a view

Cocktails with a view

 

 

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