Image by ArchiCG of 30 St Mary Axe, known as the London Gherkin. was designed by Norman Foster and Arup engineers, and was erected by Skanska in 2001–2003. The building has become an iconic symbol of London and is one of the city’s most widely recognised examples of modern architecture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_St_Mary_Axe
I don't know this building. Flickr origin on photostream by crossiens; I think he is the photographer. Caption said photo taken March 23, 2008 using a Nikon D100. ... He has AMAZING photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/crosslens/
Monochromatic Urban Elements By day Ferry Passchier is a 3d real estate visualizer, but at night (or in the weekends or on a day off) he is a photographer on the hunt for architectural elements in the urban jungle.