We went up to the top of 20 Fenchurch Street the other day. The top of the Walkie Talkie, the 'sky' 'garden'. Russell wrote an eloquent architectural review here. Building Design managed to write a fairly dry review that still makes their views clear. Oliver Wainwright gives it both barrels.
Tl;dr - it's rubbish.
However I noticed this.
I like these characters who remain sort of behind the scenes but have a big impact on society. Professionally famous but anonymous to the general public. The Frank Picks of the world. And I like discovering them via random memorials.
Like this bench.
James Black was a fascinating man, quietly going about his business inventing the world's best selling drug.