60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper: Can of Ham

60-70 St Mary Axe Tower, Can of Ham Skyscraper Building, Architect, TIAA-CREF Project, Image

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper, London

Can of Ham Building City of London Skyscraper, UK – design by Foggo Associates, Architects

28 Dec 2015

60-70 St Mary Axe Tower, London

Design: Foggo Associates Architects

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper, City of London

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

Construction progress on The Can of Ham building is underway after a six-year break. The tower received planning permission in 2008 but along with several other projects was shelved due to the financial crisis.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

Mace has been appointed to build the skyscraper, at 60-70 St Mary Axe, in a deal worth more than £100m.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

It is being developed by TIAA Henderson Real Estate, and is expected to comprise more than 277,570 sqft of offices across 24 floors, with the ground floor earmarked for retail space.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

The Can of Ham, so called because of its distinctive curves that are said to resemble the rationee’s favourite choice of tinned meatstuff, reports www.cityam.com.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

It was originally put forward by Targetfellow, but when the developer entered administration in 2011 it was sold to TIAA-CREF.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

Foggo Associates was founded by former Arup Associates partner Peter Foggo; he died in 1993.

60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper

Images courtesy of Foggo Associates

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Building by Foggo Associates : Cannon Street Station London – office development

Location:60-70 St Mary Axe, London