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One Canada Square was designed by principal architect Cesar Pelli, who based the design and shape mainly on the World Financial Centre and the Elizabeth Tower. One of the predominant features of the building is the pyramid roof which contains a flashing aircraft warning light, a rare feature for buildings in the United Kingdom. The distinctive pyramid pinnacle is at 240 metres (800 ft) above sea level. In his official opening speech, Cesar Pelli, said: "According to Lao Tse, the reality of a hollow object is in the void and not in the walls that define it. He was speaking, of course, of spiritual realities. These are the realities also of the Canary Wharf Tower. The power of the void is increased and... with its supporting structure creates a portal to the sky ... a door to the infinite."
Gicleé print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm fine art paper