Torre Europa (Madrid)

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Torre Europa
Torre Europa (Madrid).JPG
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location Pº de la Castellana 95 Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°27′6″N 3°41′30″W / 40.45167°N 3.69167°W / 40.45167; -3.69167Coordinates: 40°27′6″N 3°41′30″W / 40.45167°N 3.69167°W / 40.45167; -3.69167
Construction started 1975
Completed 1985
Height
Roof 120 m (390 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Floor area 37,100 m2 (399,000 sq ft)[1]
Design and construction
Architect Miguel Oriol e Ybarra
Main contractor Necso

The Torre Europa is a skyscraper built by Necso in the AZCA complex in Madrid, Spain. It is 121 metres (397 ft) high and has 30 floors.[2]

Detail of the facade

History[edit]

Completed in 1985, it was designed by Miguel Oriol e Ybarra and built by Necso.[3] The terrorist organization ETA threatened to destroy the building on 1 May 2002 with 20 kilograms (44 lb) of high explosive.[4]

In fiction[edit]

The outdoor scenes of the 2005 film El método were shot by Torre Europa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Torre Europa". Skyscraper Center. CTBUH. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  2. ^ Torre Europa
  3. ^ Structurae database
  4. ^ "ETA burla con un coche bomba el dispositivo policial del partido entre el Real Madrid y el Barcelona". El Mundo. 2 May 2002. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 

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