8. Prices and awards
Prices and awards Turning Torso
Turning Torso has received several prices and awards:
International Concrete federation fib situated in Lausanne, Switzerland, has rewarded HSB Turning Torso with ”fib Award for Outstanding Structures 2006”.
The price is given every fourth year. The jury said that the HSB Turning Torso was the most technical and spectacular cconcrete building which has been built (and finished building) during the last four years.
Emporis.com, the largest internet websight in the world for skyscrapes, has rewarded HSB Turning Torso to the winner of 2005 as ”Emporis Skyscraper Award” for”The best new skyscrape”.
Turning Torso has also been featured in the CTBUH Best Tall Buildings Book and it was celebrated at the CTBUH 14th Annual Awards Symposium in Chicago, 2015.
Prices and awards Turning Torso 2015: Santiago Calatrava’s Turning Torso Wins Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s 10 Year Award Completed in 2005, the tallest skyscraper in Scandinavia has proven its performance over the last decade. Read the pressrelease here or read this quote from the pressrelease here:
“Iconic, astonishing, and inspirational, the unusual building has had a deep influence in our industry and has added a unique feature to Malmö’s skyline. Since this project was announced 15 years ago, architects worldwide have been inspired,” said Vincent Tse, CTBUH Trustee and Managing Director at Parsons Brinckerhoff. “It is without doubt that Turning Torso has greatly influenced the way tall building design has developed over the past decade, especially with regard to 3-D geometric design.”