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Tower 42 London Panorama

By September 11, 2006 No Comments

Tower 42 is the tallest building in the City of London at 183 metres compared to 179.8 metres for its neighboring 30 St Mary Axe.

Built in 1980 by Architects Seifert and Partners, Tower 42 was originally home to the Natwest Bank with rumours that its unique shape mirrored the Natwest’s logo at the time. This seems to be however an urban myth, the building is now an office complex with a restaurant on the 42nd floor offering views of London.

The panorama is captured using the same bracketing technique as the previous Swiss Re image.

We also feature Tower 42 in Google Earth as a 3D Model, you can read the post on it and download the KMZ from here.

You can view the panorama in QuickTime VR (3.4Mb).


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.