Stalexport Skyscrapers

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Stalexport Skyscrapers

The Stalexport skyscrapers are twin skyscrapers (Tower A and Tower B) located in Katowice, Silesia, Poland. The buildings share a three-story base. They were designed by Yugoslavian architect Georg Gruićić in the late 1970s and finished in 1981 and 1982, respectively.[1]

When built, they were the tallest buildings in Poland, outside the capital, Warsaw.[2] They were designed to accommdate 1800 people.[2] The towers were originally used by the Centre for Foreign Trade.[1]

The total floor area is 27,183 m². They now contain over 700 offices.

Technical data[edit]

  • Height: A: 97 m, B: 92 m[2]
  • Floors: A: 21, B: 19[1]
  • Construction finished: A: 1981, B: 1982

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "150 lat Katowic. Wystawa środków łączności wojskowej, czyli pokaz pocztowych gołębi". katowice.wyborcza.pl. Wyborcza.pl. 2015-08-15. Retrieved 2017-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b c LOTA. "Katowice: Dwie wieże Stalexportu mają już 30 lat!". Dziennikzachodni.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2017-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 50°15′48.30″N 19°00′48.00″E / 50.2634167°N 19.0133333°E / 50.2634167; 19.0133333