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Height: Occupied
178.8 m / 587 ft
 
Height: To Tip
190 m / 623 ft
Height: Architectural
190 m / 623 ft
 
Turning Torso Outline
Floors Above Ground
57
Floors Below Ground
3
# of Elevators
5
Top Elevator Speed
5 m/s
Tower GFA
31,840 m² / 342,723 ft²
# of Apartments
147

Facts

Official Name Turning Torso
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Sweden
City Malmo
Street Address & Map Västra Varvsgatan 34
Postal Code 211 15
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 1999
Construction Start 2001
Completion 2005
Official Website Turning Torso
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Regional Ranking #54 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Sweden
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Malmo

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer HSB Malmö
Architect
Design Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers
Structural Engineer
Design Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers
Peer Review SWECO AB
MEP Engineer
Design SWECO AB
Main Contractor NCC Construction Sverige AB
Other Consultant
Façade Grupo Folcrá Edificacion S.A.; Nicholas Green & Anthony Hunt
• Fire Öresund Safety Advisors
• Foundation PEAB
• Geotechnical Dr. Vollenweider AG; SWECO AB
• Interiors Samark Arkitektur & Design
• Landscape SWECO AB
Material Supplier
• Construction Hoists Alimak Hek
• Crane Lambertsson Kran AB
• Elevator KONE
• Flooring Armstrong World Industries
• Steel EMESA

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CTBUH Video Interview – Claes Caroli
16 Oct 2016 – Claes Caroli, HSB Malmö

Monthly Video: Turning Torso
15 Jan 2016 – Santiago Calatrava, Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers

2015 Awards - Session 1 Q&A
12 Nov 2015 – Chair: David Malott, KPF

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CTBUH Video Interview – Claes Caroli
16 Oct 2016 – Conference Presentations; Claes Caroli, HSB Malmö
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Monthly Video: Turning Torso
15 Jan 2016 – Monthly Video Series; Santiago Calatrava, Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers
Thursday 12th November 2015. Chicago, IL. Santiago Calatrava discusses the 2015 CTBUH 10 Year Award Winner, Turning Torso during the 2015 CTBUH Awards Symposium at the…
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12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Chair: David Malott, KPF
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Santiago Calatrava, Founder, Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2015 CTBUH Tall Building 10 Year Award Winner,…
Interview: Turning Torso
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Jan Andersson & Claes Caroli, HSB Malmö
Jan Andersson, Senior Advisor, & Claes Caroli, Chairman, HSB Malmö, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2015 CTBUH Tall Building 10 Year Award Winner, Turning…
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Jan Andersson, Senior Advisor, HSB Malmö, and Santiago Calatrava, Founder, Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers, speak at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building…

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