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Meet The 'Place Hacker' Who Trespassed And Scaled Europe's Tallest Building Print E-mail
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Source: Forbes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks Very few people have taken in the magnificent view at the top of the Shard, the modern new tower that will be the tallest in Western Europe when it is finished in about a month’s time. But last February, and in the dead of night, PhD graduate Bradley Garrett got together with two friends from London’s urban exploration community to trespass the building and “place hack” it. After Garrett uploaded some of the vertigo-inducing photos of the city below to his blog over the weekend, the interest was so great that placehacking.co.uk stopped loading because of the deluge of traffic.

“It’s so iconic. That’s why we wanted to climb it,” Garrett, 31, said in an interview with Forbes today. “You look at it and you think, ‘This is the tallest building in Europe and we don’t know if we can get away with it.’”

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