Name: 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
Number of flats: 147
Area of all flats: appr 13 500 m²
Flats situated in cube: 3-9
Elevators: 3 high speed elevators
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: 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
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.
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
Fully sprinkled house - in every room/space of the house.
One of the elevators are special made for emergency or evacuation.