In the heart of the city of London is the old Nat West Tower. It used to be the tallest building in Town. But all around it new buildings go up and across the river, the new Shard building laughs at it’s puniness – even with the bit extra built on top! But what we really want to see is the Gherkin, designed by Norman Foster, also known as 30 St Mary Axe, it is built on the site of the old Baltic Exchange, which was blown up by the IRA in the 1980s.
I found out today that a school nearby are drawing big buildings of London town. Here’s a lesson That fits perfectly, showing you how to draw the Gherkin – the famous London landmark building designed by Sir Norman Foster. See also my video about the tallest buildings of Olde London Town.