Torre de Cristal (Madrid)

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Torre de Cristal
Torre de Cristal (Madrid) 09a.jpg
Torre de Cristal in July 2009
General information
Type Office
Location Pº de la Castellana 259, CTBA, Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°28′41″N 3°41′14″W / 40.47806°N 3.68722°W / 40.47806; -3.68722Coordinates: 40°28′41″N 3°41′14″W / 40.47806°N 3.68722°W / 40.47806; -3.68722
Construction started 2004
Completed 2009
Owner Mutua Madrileña
Height
Roof 249.5 m (819 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Design and construction
Architect César Pelli
Main contractor Dragados

The Torre de Cristal (Spanish for Tower of Glass) is a skyscraper in the Cuatro Torres Business Area in Madrid, Spain, completed in 2008. With a final height of 249.5 metres, it ranks as the second tallest building in the country after neighbouring Torre Caja Madrid. In April 2007, its structure surpassed the height of neighbouring Torre Espacio, for a while becoming the tallest building and structure in Spain.

It was designed by César Pelli and it was built by Dragados.[1]

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