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BUILDING
 
 
Torre de Collserola
Collserola Tower
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DESIGNER
 
 
Norman Foster

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Spain [España]
Region
Catalonia [Cataluña/Catalunya]
Province
Barcelona
Town
Barcelona
Neighborhoods
Dt. 05 Sarria - Sant Gervasi
Address
Carretera de Vallvidrera al Tibidabo, 12
 
 
Telephone
+34.93.406.93.54
Fax
+34.93.406.93.23
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for means of information and communication
Telecommunications towers and structures
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Panoramic structures, belvederes
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Restaurants
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1990    
Realisation
1990 - 1992
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AWARDS
 
1993
Premio Ciudad de Barcelona
Arquitectura y urbanismo
1992
Premio Internacional Puente de Alcántara
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster?
Directed by
Norberto Lopez Amado, Carlos Carcas
Nationality
United Kingdom, Spain
Year of production
2010
Cast
Norman Foster, Tony Hunt, George Weidenfeld, Richard Rogers, Bono, Deyan Sudjic, Paul Goldberger, Carl Abbott, Alain de Botton, Anish Kapoor, Richard Serra, Anthony Caro, Richard Long, Buckminster Fuller, Ben Cowd, Cai Guo-Qiang, Ricky Burdett, Spencer de Grey, David Nelson, Narinder Sagoo, Nigel Dancey, Loretta Law, Mouzhan Madidi, Stefan Behling, Jurgen Happ, Gerard Evenden
Building's role
Appreciable
Annotations
Producer: Elena Ochoa

Executive Producer: Antonio Sanz

Writer & Narrator: Deyan Sudjic

Music: Joan Valent

Director of Photography: Valentin Alvarez
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Ivan Margolius, Architects + Engineers = Structures, John Wiley & Sons, New York 2002, pp. 83-84
Atlante di architettura contemporanea, Könemann, Köln 2000, pp. 108-109
Antoine Picon, L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1997, p. 73
"La torre premiata/A Winning Tower", L'Arca 75, ottobre/october 1993 [La competizione/competition], "l'Arca2" p. 110
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CLIENT
 
 
Ajuntament de Barcelona
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 209
Number
13 platforms
Diameter
central pier m. 4.5
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Ove Arup & Partners
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STAFF
 
Project
Norman Foster & Partners
Structural consultant
Ove Arup & Partners
 
 
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