TL2324 : The Icon. An interesting building

taken 11 years ago, near to Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

The Icon.  An interesting building.
The Icon. An interesting building., taken 11 years ago
This building, The Icon, was built for Eagle Star insurance company. From the air it is intended to look like an eagle. Given that this must have imposed significant design difficulties and compromises, it is odd that half of the left (from the top) wing has been omitted and a car park put in its place. The OS map shows the shape very clearly.
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Thursday, 19 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 19 January, 2006
Offices > Offices   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 233 245 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.3242N 0:12.5468W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 233 245
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