Torre PwC

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Torre PwC
Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso (Madrid) 07.jpg
Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso in August 2008
Torre PwC is located in Madrid
Torre PwC
Location within Madrid
General information
Type Office, Hotel
Location Pº de la Castellana 259, CTBA, Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°28′36″N 3°41′16″W / 40.47667°N 3.68778°W / 40.47667; -3.68778Coordinates: 40°28′36″N 3°41′16″W / 40.47667°N 3.68778°W / 40.47667; -3.68778
Construction started 2004
Completed 2008
Owner Sacyr Vallehermoso[citation needed]
Height
Roof 236 m (774 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Lifts/elevators Made by Schindler Group
Design and construction
Architect Carlos Rubio Carvajal and Enrique Álvarez-Sala Walther
Main contractor Sacyr SAU

The Torre PwC, formerly Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso,[1] is a 52-floor, 236 metre (774 feet) tall skyscraper, completed in 2008, located in Madrid, Spain. Torre PwC is one of four buildings in the Cuatro Torres Business Area. It was designed by Carlos Rubio Carvajal and Enrique Álvarez-Sala Walter and was built by Sacyr Sau.[2]

It houses the five-star hotel Eurostars Madrid Tower, which occupies 60% of the tower, with rooms between floors 6 and 27 and at its upper part, a two-storey dining room offering a panoramic view of the city. The professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) moved its offices in the capital (about 2500 professionals) to this building in July 2011, taking up seventeen plants, between floors 34 and 50, which were vacant at that time. On the same date, the PwC logo was mounted at the top of the building, becoming the highest logo in Spain, installed at almost 236 meters of height. With the relocation of the offices of PwC to the tower, the building was renamed Torre PwC instead of Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso. All the office floors have the same area of 1258.23 m2 and are divided into three sectors or segments. Plants 51-58 are intended for general facilities and equipment of the tower

It is the only tower with double skin facade and it is covered entirely of glass in the form of flakes. On the upper deck there are 3 wind turbines capable of producing wind energy for use in the building. A production of 25 kWh is estimated.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rocío Ruiz (8-6-2011). "Pero el cambio más significativo se producirá el próximo día 20 de junio, cuando la torre Sacyr pasará a denominarse Torre PwC". Diario Expansión (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 November 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Construction details

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