Architecture firm: Foster and Partners
Architects: Norman Foster and Ken Shuttleworth
Product used: Lignacite (used in the basement – 10,000 sq m ).
30 St Mary Axe, widely known as ‘The Gherkin’ is situated on the former site of The Baltic Exchange.
It 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 and is the 2nd tallest building in the City of London and the 6th tallest in London.