Growing up: \'Tulip Tower\' gets green light for London
Ft) a tulip-shaped tower next to a cucumber skyscraper in London\'s financial district.
The London City company\'s planning and transportation committee waves through the design of the architect Foster partner.
Before starting work, a plan for a slender tower with a glass dome on top may now require further approval.
\"This is clearly a unique, very unorthodox proposal,\" Gwen Richards, the company\'s design director, said before the vote . \".
\"We believe it should have a place on the horizon.
\"Mr. Safra bought the cucumbers in 2014 for about 726 (848 euros), the first of a new generation of skyscrapers built within London\'s Square Mile, former mayor Ken Livingstone introduced new planning rules after his election in 2000.
Approval of these plans may increase the value of cucumbers and surrounding land.
Tulips will provide such rides for tourists
Known as a pod, it is surrounded by glass petals of the building.