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.The project was designed by Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter Santiago Calatrava and officially opened on 27 August 2005. The tower reaches a height of 190 metres with 54 storeys and 147 apartments.In August 2015, it was announced that the building was the winner of the 10 Year Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. It won the 2005 Gold Emporis Skyscraper Award.

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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