How did Ken Shuttleworth dream up his design for London’s Swiss Re?

Just how did former Foster & Partners director Ken Shuttleworth dream up his mould-breaking design for London’s Swiss Re centre, otherwise known as the Gherkin?

Just how did former Foster & Partners director Ken Shuttleworth dream up his mould-breaking design for London’s Swiss Re centre, otherwise known as the Gherkin? Was he out for a contemplative Sunday afternoon drive, stopping perhaps to daydream while buying petrol at his local BP station? Judge for yourselves.

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