Rondo 1

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Rondo 1
Rondo ONZ
Rondo 1 Warsaw 2016.jpg
Rondo ONZ Tower, Warsaw, Poland
General information
Status Complete
Type Office Tower
Address Rondo ONZ 1
Town or city Warsaw
Country Poland
Opened February 2006
Roof 159 m (522 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 40[1]
Floor area 103,000m2
Design and construction
Architect Larry Oltmanns
Architecture firm Design Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Executive Architect: Epstein Architecture

Rondo 1 is an office skyscraper with a total height of 192 m located in Warsaw, Poland at Rondo ONZ. The building was designed by Larry Oltmanns[2][3] during his time as the Design Director for the London office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Epstein Architecture acted as Executive Architects.[4] The general contractor was HOCHTIEF Poland. Oltmanns stated that the design was informed by three aspirations: to create 'an idealised work environment adaptable to a wide range of ways of working; to contribute to a better plan for a liveable city; and to be a symbol of Warsaw's position in a global democratic world.'[5]

Construction began in the spring of 2003; on 7 August 2004 the foundation stone was laid, and 7 March 2006 was the official opening of the building.


  1. ^ "Polish 1, Warsaw". Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vx3 Website-Larry Oltmanns Previous Experience-Rondo Onz". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rondo Onz". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's London office appointed to design new residential tower in Warsaw". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Architects Journal 3 April, 2003". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 

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Coordinates: 52°13′59″N 20°59′59″E / 52.2331°N 20.9997°E / 52.2331; 20.9997