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20 Fenchurch Street - The Walkie Talkie

20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district. It has been nicknamed 'The Walkie-Talkie' because of its distinctive shape. Construction was completed in spring 2014, and the three-floor 'sky garden' was opened in January 2015. The 38-story building is 160 m (525 ft) tall. (Wikipedia)





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20 Fenchurch Street
20 Fenchurch Street

Name:20 Fenchurch Street
Building type:skyscraper
Designer / Architect:Rafael Viñoly
Built year:2014
Owner:Lee Kum Kee
Architectural style:Postmodern
20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district. It has been nicknamed 'The Walkie-Talkie' because of its distinctive shape. Construction was completed in spring 2014, and the three-floor 'sky garden' was opened in January 2015. The 38-story building is 160 m (525 ft) tall.


The Gherkin
The Gherkin

Name:The Gherkin
Building type:skyscraper
Designer / Architect:Foster + Partners
Built year:2003
Owner:Safra Group
Architectural style:Neo-futuristic
30 St Mary Axe (known previously as the Swiss Re Building), informally known as The Gherkin, is a commercial skyscraper in London's primary financial district, the City of London. It was completed in December 2003 and opened in April 2004. With 41 floors, it is 180 metres (591 ft) tall and stands on the former sites of the Baltic Exchange and Chamber of Shipping, which were extensively damaged in 1992 in the Baltic Exchange bombing by a device placed by the Provisional IRA in St Mary Axe, a narrow street leading north from Leadenhall Street.


Old Billingsgate Market
Old Billingsgate Market

Name:Old Billingsgate Market
Building type:event hall
Designer / Architect:Horace Jones
Built year:1875
Architectural style:victorian
Old Billingsgate Market is the name given to what is now a hospitality and events venue in the City of London, based in the Victorian building that was originally Billingsgate Fish Market, the world's largest fish market in the 19th century.


Northern & Shell building
Northern & Shell building

Name:Northern & Shell building
Building type:office building
Designer / Architect:Covell Matthews & Partners
Built year:1985
Owner:Northern and Shell Network Ltd
Architectural style:modernism
10 Lower Thames Street


Ruhrorter Schiffswerft, Duisburg Germany passenger ship
Ruhrorter Schiffswerft, Duisburg Germany passenger ship

Make:Ruhrorter Schiffswerft, Duisburg GermanyClass:passenger ship
Name:Dutch Master (Prinseplaat)
Type:passenger ship
Operator:Thames Leisure
Built:1961
Dutch Master was built in 1961 as Prinseplaart for Rotterdam-based Spido. She was 37.7metres long and carried 440 passengers. She left the fleet in 1999, and was bought by Thames Leisure of London for charter work, and was renamed Dutch Master.

The passenger ship PRINSEPLAAT was built in Duisburg on the Ruhrorter Schiffswerft (RSW) for the shipping company P. Smit. The entrance was designed, inter alia, for harbor cruises in Rotterdam, excursions and also for inquiries on the construction sites of the Deltaplans (Deltawerken) coastal protection measure.

Name: Prinseplaat
Type of vessel: Passenger ship
Applicant: P. Smit Jr.

Overall length: 37.70 m
Length in the WL: 35.50 m
Total width: 8.08 m
Width on frame: 7.80 m
Side height: 3.00 m
Fixed point over WL: 8,20 m
Draft (loaded): 1.92 m
Number of persons: 475 pax
Classification: Germanischer Lloyd, GL + 100 A4

Engine power: 4x 140 hp / 1,800 rpm
Wngine manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz, type OM 326
Propulsion: 2 Voith-Schneider propellers, type VSP 14E / 90
Transmission: Tacke, reduction 1: 2,44
Speed: 21 km / h
Auxiliary diesel: 1x 15 hp, 1x 30 hp (Samofa)

Year of construction: 1961
Shipyard: RSW, Duisburg
Hull-No. 220
Commissioned: May 18, 1961

The PRINSEPLAAT is a sister ship of the CITY ROTTERDAM, which was put into service in 1962. The latter was extended by two meters in the new building.




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