Turning Torso


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HSB Turning Torso - a skyscraper in Malmo, Sweden, located on the Swedish side of the strait Eresund. The building was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and was officially opened on August 27, 2005. Fifty floor building reaches 190 meters. At the completion of construction, it has become the highest residential building in Scandinavia, and the second highest in Europe, after the 264 - meter Triumph Palace in Moscow. Before the construction of this building, the tallest building in Malmo was 82 - meter Swede. Kronprinsen.

The design is based on building called "Twisting Torso" sculpture Santiago Calatrava.

Information
Location Malmö Harbor, Sweden
Status Complete
Constructed 2001-2005
Height
Roof 623 ft (190,4 m)
Technical details
Floor count 57
Floor area 27,000 m²
Companies

Architect

Client

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

City of Malmö

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