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Facts about Turning Torso

FACTS

Facts about Turning TorsoName: Turning Torso
Height: 190 m
Number of floors: 54
Number of elevators: 3 (+2)
Number of stairs: 1
Number of cubes: 9
Number of floors in every cube: 5
Area in every floor: 400 m2
Turning: 90 degrees
Model: human body in motion

APARTMENTS

Number of flats: 147
Area of all flats: appr 13 500 m²
Flats situated in cube: 3-9
Elevators: 3 high speed elevators

OFFICES

Total area for offices: appr 4 000 m²
Offices situated in cube 1-2
The offices have a separate entrence
Elevators: 2 for offices only

ARCHITECT

Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Local architect firm: Samark Arkitektur & design AB

BUILDING OF TURNING TORSO

First cut with a spade : 14th of February 2001
Started to build: June 2001
Ground finished: March 2002
Foundation ready: August 2002
Ready to move in: 1st of November 2005

LOCATION

The Western Harbour- a new seaside district in Malmö, Sweden.


TOP OF THE BUILDING?

On floor 53 and 54 you find the HSB Turning Torso Meetings – a place for conferences and meetings.

FACILITIES for the tenants

Guest rooms: 3 on floor 43.
Sauna: 2 on floor 43.
Gym: On floor 43
View panorama room: 2 on floor 43 and florr 49. Between cube 7 and 8 – and between cube 8 and 9. Seats for 20 pers.
Party room: on floor 7. Seats for 30 pers.
Wine cellar: A seperate place in the wine cellar is available.
Office moduls: On floor 1 you find 8 offices for the tenants only.
Reception: 24 h
Concièrge offers different services to make life easier for the tenants.

OTHER INFORMATION:

All room have windows to open. However they are secured.
Windows cleaning on the outside is included in the rent for the apartments.
Modern district heat & air condition
Individual measurement ofr heat, electricity and hot water in every apartment.
Parking house next door. You reach this in a indoors culvert.
Extra storage place is available in the car partk house.
Bus stop just outside the building HSB Turning Torso

SECURITY:

Fully sprinkled house – in every room/space of the house.
One of the elevators are special made for emergency or evacuation.

Source: turningtorso.com