Visiting The Shard in London

The Shard

On February 1, 2013, The Shard opened in London, making it the tallest building in the European Union and the second-tallest in Europe after the Mercury City Tower in Moscow. The Shard was designed by architect Renzo Piano and is now an iconic, landmark building on the London skyline. The 95-story building is 1,016 feet (310 meters) […]

Video of the Week: Prince Andrew rappels down The Shard — Europe’s tallest building


Prince Andrew, Prince Charles’ brother rappelled 785 feet (239 meters) down the side of The Shard — Europe’s tallest building — to raise money for charity. He began on the 87th floor and finished on the 20th and it took him 30 minutes. He was part of a group of roughly 40 participants raising funds […]