Avaz Twist Tower

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Avaz Twist Tower
Sarajevo Twist Tower.jpg
General information
Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates 43°51′38″N 18°24′09″E / 43.86056°N 18.40250°E / 43.86056; 18.40250Coordinates: 43°51′38″N 18°24′09″E / 43.86056°N 18.40250°E / 43.86056; 18.40250
Construction started 2006
Completed 2008
Antenna spire 176 m (577 ft)
Top floor 150 m (490 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 36 (5 basement floors)
Lifts/elevators 5
Design and construction
Architect Faruk Kapidžić

The Avaz Twist Tower is a 176 m tall skyscraper in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is the headquarters for Dnevni avaz, a Bosnian newspaper company.[1] The tower is located in the Marijin Dvor district, Sarajevo's business district.[2] Construction began in 2006 and was finished in 2008. The tower is notable for its twisted facade.[2] German company Schüco has chosen it among the 10 most beautiful buildings in the world.[1] At the height of 150 m, there is a public viewpoint from which the rest of the city can be seen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Avaz Twist Tower www.avaztwisttower.ba Retrieved on 22 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Bosnian Tower Round The Twist" by Skyscrapernews.com Retrieved on 22 June 2012.

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