The Lloyd's Building
London, United Kingdom
- 33,510 cubic metres of concrete were used in the building's construction, as were 12,000 square metres of glass, 30,000 square metres of stainless steel cladding, 5,000 square metres of anodised aluminium frame and 2,000 square metres of painted steel.
- The Lloyd's Building is one of the finest examples of British High-Tech architecture and has been described as a 'mechanical cathedral'.
- he building was opened by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on November 18th 1986.
- The atrium was influenced by Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace of 1851.