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Emirates Spinnaker tower
Emirates spinnaker tower - my holiday sightseeing!   After recently having our annual holiday, and choosing to go to the Isle of Wight, I wanted to blog about something that I had experienced, but something relevant to my career rather than the beach! (All of which were beautiful by the way.) As you can imagine, due to the distances covered during our holiday, we did see a varying range of eye-catching structures, buildings and landmarks, each having its own unique features, form and function. The one that stood out, not purely because of its sheer size, was the Emirates Spinnaker Tower at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth. My first impression of the tower was the elegant, sweeping structural arcs flowing from the ground up to its pinnacle, which form to represent sails billowing in the wind. Appropriately named after a three-cornered sail that typically bulges when full, and is set forward of the mainsail of a racing [...]

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