Latitude/Longitude: 51.5034, -0.120021
The London Eye has captured the public’s imagination. Since opening, millions of visitors have enjoyed unparalleled views over the capital, and it has also made a significant contribution to the regeneration of the area. David Marks and Julia Barfield took the entrepreneurial approach in establishing the London Eye company.
An important aspect of the project was the creation of a high quality public realm space at the base of the wheel, setting the standard for other public space in the area.
⇒ Architecture Guide to LONDON