The Towers of London
Self initiated project | 2011-2014 | Hand drawn with digital enhancementsIt is now available to purchase on Etsy in three sizes, please visit http://www.thisismikehall.com/shop'The Towers of London' is a diagrammatic view of the tallest buildings and structures in London, as well as some other famous landmarks, juxtaposed beside each other to compare their relative heights. The central illustration is a digitally-enhanced reproduction of an original pen drawing, and all buildings have been drawn with a reasonable degree of accuracy with heights plotted after careful research.
There are 76 buildings and structures featured altogether, alongside Primrose Hill and a London bus. The tallest buildings include the Shard, Canary Wharf, Heron Tower, Tower 42, The Gherkin, BT Tower, the Walkie Talkie and Crystal Palace transmitter; other buildings include St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, St. Pancras Station and Tower Bridge. The print includes an insert which lists the details (height, date of completion and architects) of all the buildings featured.