More London [development] (London, England) : Base of the 4 More London Riverside tower

Creator:
Foster + Partners, founded as Foster Associates 1967; renamed ca. 1999
Published/Created:
South bank of the River Thames, immediately south-west of Tower Bridge in London. The southern exit is on Tooley Street, London, England, United Kingdom
begun ca. 2000
Physical Description:
53,000 square meters (area)
Date Depicted:
5/24/2007
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Materials:
glass
steel
Notes:
It includes the City Hall, a sunken amphitheatre called The Scoop, office blocks, shops, restaurants, cafes, and a pedestrianized area containing open-air sculptures and water features, including fountains lit by coloured lights. The Hilton London Tower Bridge hotel opened in September 2006. More London is 13 acres (53,000 m2) in size and has planning consent for 3,000,000 square feet (280,000 m2) of mixed use space, of which up to two million square feet will be offices, accommodating up to 20,000 people. The buildings were designed by Foster and Partners architects and some are still under construction. The buildings are known as 1 & 6 More London Place, and 2, 3 & 4 More London Riverside. The public realm, which includes The Scoop, water features and planting areas were designed by Townshend Landscape Architects.
Topics:
Architecture -- Britain -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- Britain -- 21st century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Twenty-first century
Culture:
British
Accession Number:
1A1-FPA-ML-A13
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; business, commerce and trade; contemporary (1960 to present); City planning; parks (recreation areas); urban renewal; government; public use; commercial; retail; riverfront development construction buildings; office buildings;
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Four
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
5/24/2007
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10103893
PID:
digcoll:1868259