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30 Cannon Street, City of London
1970s - Originally built for Credit Lyonnais

30 Cannon Street City of London


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Notes below from London 1: The City of London  by Simon Bradley and Nikolaus Pevsner (1997) Yale University Press, New Haven and London

Reinterprets the 1870s rounded triangular formula in the innovative materials and prefabricated forms of a century later. It is by Whinney, Son & Austen Hall (structural engineers Ove Arup & Partners), 1973-7, the first building anywhere to be wholly clad in glass-fibre-reinforced cement. Separately expressed storeys marked by narrow black bands slope gently out at an angle of five degrees, with bands of splayed windows set in shaped and rounded light-coloured reveals. Larger windows and slight projections to the floor bands mark the entrances. ...  


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