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Torre the Point – Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Building: Torre the Point
Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Architect: Christian Wiese
Structural Engineer: Ernesto NA
MEP Engineer: Ernesto NA
Completion: 2014

AE Interests:

Tallest building in Ecuador (449 feet). Each floor is rotated 6 degrees counter clockwise to form spiral shape. The swirls represent whirlpools that occur at confluence of the Babahayo and Daule rivers.

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Written by Daniela Gonzalez

March 6, 2020 at 12:39 pm

Posted in Built

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