Slovak Radio Building

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Coordinates: 48°9′15″N 17°6′51″E / 48.15417°N 17.11417°E / 48.15417; 17.11417
Slovak radio
Buildings
Building of Slovak Radio in Bratislava.jpg
Country Slovakia
City Bratislava
Coordinates 48°9′15″N 17°6′51″E / 48.15417°N 17.11417°E / 48.15417; 17.11417
Height 82.64 m (271 ft)
Founded 1983

The Building of Slovak radio is a building in Bratislava.

It is shaped like an inverted pyramid. Architects of this project were Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič and Barnabáš Kissling and it was completed in 1983. The building is 80 metres high and has a concert hall with a large concert organ. The first test broadcast was made in 1984 and regular broadcasting began on 27 March 1985.

The building was included in a list of the 30 ugliest buildings in the world,[1] but has been defended by Slovak architects.[2]

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