Encased in that shard
of volcanic glass is a distinct chemical signature, a fingerprint that scientists can use to trace to the killer eruption.
Vessels missing shards
from their rims could serve as containers for raw materials such as pigments used for painting, but they could also play a more active role in the pottery-making process.
Willett's The Shards
of Excalibur series, planned as five volumes, gives fresh life to the Arthurian legends, and there is, indeed, much to look forward to in the next two instalments.
When these vessels shattered, the shards
became the spark of light trapped within all of creation--destruction as a creative force.
All the same, at a cost of more than double that of LoB, it's difficult to see past the Shard
as this year's winner.
In terms of hospitality, restaurants Oblix, Aqua Shard
and Hutong established themselves in the tower last summer.
At 1,016 feet (making it the tallest building in Western Europe), The Shard
, 900,000 square feet in total, contains office space, hotel, residential apartments, restaurants and viewing galleries with unparalleled views of south east England.
A Greenpeace activist unveils a Save The Arctic flag on top of the Shard
He visited the Shard
last year to assess its potential for a future ascent but was recognised by security personnel, and reportedly told them that he would not be climbing the building at that time.
CANARY WHARF TOWER BRIDGE SHARD
FACT IT is made up of 11,000 glass panels over an area equivalent to eight football pitches and the volume of concrete used during construction is enough to fill 22 Olympic pools.
Coined as a "Vertical City", the sky really is the limit with The Shard
, with a viewing platform, 27 floors of office space, three floors of restaurants, a 200-bed five-star hotel and 10 apartments at a price of PS50m each, taking "a room with a view" to a new level.
Travel Business Review-January 15, 2013--The View from the Shard
to Open for London Visitors in February 2013(C)2013] ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: Amazing views from 800ft in the air as The View from The Shard
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is due to open its first London hotel in Europe's tallest building, The Shard
, in March 2013.
AkzoNobel showcased its Interpon powder coatings on the newly inaugurated Shard
tower in London.