RWE Tower

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RWE Turm
RWE-Turm Essen, abends.jpg
RWE Tower Essen
General information
Type Office
Location Essen, Northrhine-Westphalia Germany
Coordinates 51°26′53″N 7°00′51″E / 51.44806°N 7.01417°E / 51.44806; 7.01417Coordinates: 51°26′53″N 7°00′51″E / 51.44806°N 7.01417°E / 51.44806; 7.01417
Completed 1996
Height
Antenna spire 162.7 m (534 ft)
Roof 120 m (390 ft)
Top floor 30
Technical details
Floor count 29
Floor area about 250,000 sq ft (23,000 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Ingenhoven Overdiek Kahlen & Partner
Structural engineer Buro Happold

The RWE Tower in Essen is the highest building in the Ruhr area, and one of the highest buildings in Germany. It is used by RWE AG. As it shows the cultural and industrial change of the region, it is an important landmark in Essen. Architecture by Ingenhoven Overdiek and partners.