Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Torrer Agbar

Battery in the Grid City marking the born of new barcelona, does it real good?

This tower was built by the Barcelona Water Company. The outer skin is made of glass panels that can be opened to adjust the interior temperature.

Avinguda Diagonal 209-211, plaza de las Glorias
Barcelona CAT Spain

Construction Dates
Floor Count33
Basement Floors4
Floors to Floor4 m
Floor Area51,483 m²
Elevator Count9
Building Uses
 - office
 - conference
 - restaurant
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - futurism
 - glass
 - aluminium

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof144.5 m
Top floor128.3 m

- Architect: Jean Nouvel

- Owner: Grupo Inmobiliario Layetana

- Inaugurated: Sep-16-2005

- Cost: E $130,000,000

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