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Turning Torso


Height: 190m
Location: Malmö
Year: 2001
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Burj Al Arab


Height: 321m
Location: Dubai
Year: 1999

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Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab
Height321m
Floors60
Year1999
CityDubai

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The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: ??? ?????, Tower of the Arabs) is a five star hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Managed by Jumeirah hotel group, it is one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39 percent of its total height consists of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is joined to the mainland by a personal curving bridge. The form of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a boat. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.

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Turning Torso
Turning Torso
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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