London City Hall
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Architect Norman Foster
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Location London, England, UK   map
Date 1998 to 2003   timeline
Building Type government offices
 Construction System glass cladding
Climate temperate
Context urban riverside
Style High-Tech Modern, Environmental Modern
Notes Graceful sideways-egg-like shape. Great London Authority (GLA) building.
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Photo, exterior, London City Hall on left in the foreground, the Gherkin to the right in the distance

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Discussion London City Hall Commentary

"City Hall is home to the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the GLA, who in July 2002 became tenants of this striking rounded glass building on the south bank of the Thames near Tower Bridge."

— Greater London Authority (GLA)

Address:
Greater London Authority
City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

"Members of the public may visit parts of City Hall Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm and on occasional weekends."

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Sources on London City Hall

"Foster's New City Hall", by Don Barker, ArchitectureWeek No. 136, 2003.0226. pD1.1.

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