17 June 2013

Making The Leadenhall Building

We usually try to avoid unfinished pieces on Kuriositas but I think you will agree that an exception really had to be made for this. The Leadenhall Building in London is due to be completed in the middle of 2014. It has already attracted a nickname – The Cheesegrater – and it is being constructed by the architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.

In turn, they have commissioned Paul Raftery and Dan Lowe to film the construction of The Leadenhall Building and this represents the half-way point. It is a very cool piece of film – I particularly like the tilt-shift techniques used as well as the hyperlapse along the river (but why did that get cut so short!?). When complete this will be a wonderful record of a project which is helping to transform London’s skyline for the twenty first century and beyond.