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The Shard

Date : 09-07-2014

Iftar Dinner was provided after the talk.

The Shard at London Bridge - the tallest building in Western Europe.  The 310m high iconic tower has redefined the London skyline and is already an international symbol for London, hosting 8,000 workers, residents and hotel guests a day and 1m public visitors a year.

WSP Head of Structures will present how his organisation contributed to the design and construction of the iconic landmark through :

Delivering a vision of a 'vertical town', swiftly and safely
World first top-down construction technique
Innovative use of materials
Prefabrication to minimise the risks of working at height
Regeneration without disruption