The shard, also known as the shard of glass or shard London Bridge is an 87 story building in London. The height of the building is 309.6 meter or 1,016 feet and is considered to be one of the tallest buildings of the world and ranks among 100 tallest building of the earth. Renzo Piano was the architect of the building. This building is a home to a lot of business companies and residences and said to be one of the most important buildings in London. This building serves as the highest point in London and had been a place of great tourist attraction.