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Torre Diagonal Zero Zero – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Torre Diagonal Zero Zero
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: EMBA
Structural Engineer: Julio Martinez Calzon
Construction: Dragados
Height: 110 m
Floors: 25
Completed: 2011
Use: Commercial office

AE interests: trapezoidal prism, tube-in-tube structural scheme, interior structure composed of small vertical columns, exterior diagonal grid for gravity and lateral loads, erected in 8 months, open-plan working floors

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Written by Brett Harbin

September 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm

Posted in Built

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