Turning Torso

Local nameTurning Torso
LocationVästra Hamnen, Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso is a neo-futurist residential skyscraper in Sweden and the tallest building in Scandinavia. Located in Malmö on the Swedish side of the Öresund strait, it was built and is owned by Swedish cooperative association HSB. It is regarded as the first twisted skyscraper in the world.It was designed by Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter Santiago Calatrava and officially opened on 27 August 2005. It reaches a height of 190 metres with 54 storeys and 147 apartments. Turning Torso won the 2005 Gold Emporis Skyscraper Award; and in 2015, the 10 Year Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Tags Santiago CalatravaSkyscraperModern Architecture
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turning_Torso

Official website http://www.turningtorso.se/

Address Lilla Varvsgatan 14, 211 15 Malmö, Sweden

Coordinates 55°36'47.828" N 12°58'34.788" E

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