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Barclays Bank's new building at Canary Wharf in east London is starting to take shape with the three complete lift cores now towering above the site. All three slipform cores are more than 175m tall and must support cranes, a hoist and wind loads. They were constructed in less than three months. The main core requires 15,500m 3of concrete while the satellite cores include just 2,500m 3. Structural engineer for the project is WSP Cantor Seinuk, architect is HOK International and the ...

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