The proposed tower is topped by viewing galleries, offering visitors the chance to tour sky bridges, internal glass slides and gondola pod rides. The structure’s top also incorporates educational space.
Norman Foster, founder and executive chairman, Foster + Partners said of the design: “The Tulip is in the spirit of London as a progressive, forward-thinking city. It offers significant benefits to Londoners and visitors as a cultural and social landmark with unmatched educational resources for future generations.”
If the scheme wins planning approval, construction could begin in 2020, with completion projected for 2025.
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