Known for its distinct cone-like shape, it is easy to see how the building is deemed post-modernist. Its shape contrasts the surrounding modernist buildings of London and was designed with a purpose; the cone shape was deliberate in order to reduce wind turbulence. London is home to several postmodernist examples of architecture such as Embankment Place (Charing Cross Station,
1990), The Vauxhall Building (MI6 building, 1994), and more recently, The Shard (2012). However, it is difficult to label London entirely as Postmodern, but with the development of more green, sustainable architecture with a function, it is easy to see that the Postmodern architecture in London is advancing.