On 27 July 2010, the core stopped rising, having reached the 38th floor, and was reconfigured for further construction. In April 2008, demolition of Southwark Towers was visibly under way, and by October, the building had been substantially reduced in height, and was no longer visible on the skyline. The Shard's 31st, 32nd and 33rd floors host three restaurants: Oblix, Hutong and Aqua Shard. The Shard, auch Shard London Bridge (vormals London Bridge Tower, auch Shard of Glass; von englisch shard ‚Scherbe‘, ‚Splitter‘), ist ein Wolkenkratzer in Londons Stadtteil Southwark, der mit 310 Metern von Juli bis Oktober 2012 der höchste Wolkenkratzer Europas war und bis zum 31.  They later posted photographs of the London skyline taken from the top of the Shard on the Internet and received wide media attention.  Al Jazeera moved in on 13 September 2014; its first live broadcast from the building was on 10 November 2014. The Shard was inaugurated on 5 July 2012 by the Prime Minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, in a ceremony attended by Prince Andrew, Duke of York. The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 72-storey skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, in Southwark, London, that forms part of the Shard Quarter development.Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 feet) high, the Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom, and the sixth-tallest building in Europe. The building is designed to maintain its stability under very onerous conditions, with its post-tensioned concrete and composite floors, load-bearing pillars and tapering shape giving it a sway tolerance of 400 millimetres (16 in).  The government stated that: Mr Prescott would only approve skyscrapers of exceptional design.  In May 2015, the American recruitment consultancy Robert Half International announced that it would move several branches of its business into The Shard, having purchased 20,000 square feet (1,900 m2) of floor space on the tower's tenth floor. However, in January 2008, Sellar announced that it had secured funding from a consortium of Qatari investors, who had paid £150 million to secure an 80% stake in the project. The early part of January 2011 saw the installation of hydraulic screens, which were used to form the concrete floors of the hotel and apartment section of the tower, and rose with the floors up to the 69th floor. Januar 2020 der höchste Wolkenkratzer der EU.Der Architekt ist Renzo Piano. 3.  In March 2014, Mathys & Squire became the first law firm to take tenancy in the building. Elle se situe à l'écart par rapport à la City, dans laquelle on compte plusieurs gratte-ciel construits, en construction ou en projet. At the time, potential tenants included financial restructuring specialists Duff & Phelps, private equity firm Hatton Corporation and the South Hook Liquefied Natural Gas Company. The fox, named Romeo by staff, is thought to have entered the building through the central stairwell. Vous pouvez partager vos connaissances en l’améliorant (comment ?) For the construction of the skyscraper some path-breaking engineering methods were used, such as top-down construction, where foundations are dug while the core is built up – this was a first for the UK. À sa date d'inauguration, le 5 juillet 2012, la tour est devenue avec 309,60 m le plus haut gratte-ciel de l'Union européenne, alors que plusieurs gratte-ciel surpassant le Shard sont en cours de construction en Europe, tels que la Tour Mercury City à Moscou, qui a atteint 310,80 m le 22 mars 2012 et sa hauteur finale de 338,82 m le 1er novembre 2012.  He was inspired by the railway lines next to the site, the London spires depicted by the 18th-century Venetian painter Canaletto, and the masts of sailing ships. On 25 January 2011, the concrete pumps began pouring the first concrete floor at the 41st floor.  The Shard was developed by Sellar Property Group on behalf of LBQ Ltd and is jointly owned by Sellar Property (5%) and the State of Qatar (95%). For a building of this size to be acceptable, the quality of its design is critical. 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The Shard's staff closed the tower's observatory and gave the women a safety briefing and other advice during their climb. The Shard's construction began in March 2009; it was topped out on 30 March 2012 and inaugurated on 5 July 2012.  After completing their 16-hour climb, the six women were arrested by police on suspicion of aggravated trespass. , In January 2015, further tenants for The Shard were announced, including IO Oil & Gas Consulting, Gallup and The Office Group.  The women announced they were "experienced climbers", but medical personnel were summoned to the base of the tower nonetheless. , Following the destruction of New York's World Trade Center (WTC) in the terror attacks of 11 September 2001, architects and structural engineers worldwide began re-evaluating the design of tall structures.