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High Rise Apartment Tower “Turning Torso” – Malmo, Sweden

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  TurningTorsoDiagram  turningtorsolit

Building: High Rise Apartment Tower in Malmo
Location: Malmo, Sweden
Completed:  2005
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava
ME Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: Form based on sculpture “twisting torso”, freestanding sculptural element, nine cubes twisting 90 degrees, innovative energy requirements, energy supplied entirely by renewable resources

Written by Benjamin Meinke

August 28, 2009 at 2:22 pm

Posted in Built

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