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Turning Torso


Height: 190m
Location: Malmö
Year: 2001
Turning Torso

Al Yaqoub Tower


Height: 328m
Location: Dubai
Year: 2013

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Al Yaqoub Tower
Al Yaqoub Tower
Height328m
Floors72
Year2013
CityDubai

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The Al Yaqoub Tower is a 328 m (1,076 Feet ) tall skyscraper on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The tower topped out in 2010 and has been finished in 2013. It has 69 floors. The building is owned independently by Daro Saifuddin Yaquob, also serves as a 224-room hotel.The construction design was inspired by Elizabeth Tower (more commonly called Big Ben) in London. But, no clock face is present on Al Yaqoub Tower. Additionally, it bears a resemblance to The Tower, a building situated directly north of it.

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Height190m
Floors54
Year2001
CityMalmö

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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's seen as the first twisted skyscraper in the world.The project was designed by Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter Santiago Calatrava and formally opened on 27 August 2005. The tower reaches a height of 190 metres (623 feet ) 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.

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