Torre de Cristal

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Torre de Cristal
Torre de Cristal (Madrid) 09a.jpg
Torre de Cristal in July 2009
General information
LocationPº de la Castellana 259, CTBA, Madrid, Spain
Coordinates40°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 started2004
OwnerMutua Madrileña
Architectural249 m (817 ft)
Tip250 m (820 ft)
Top floor210 m (690 ft)
Technical details
Floor count52
Floor area59,827 m2 (643,970 sq ft)[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectCésar Pelli
Main contractorDragados

The Torre de Cristal (Spanish for Glass Tower) is a skyscraper in the Cuatro Torres Business Area (CTBA) in Madrid, Spain, completed in 2008. With a final height of 249 metres, it ranks as the tallest building in Spain surpassing neighbouring Torre Cepsa by only one metre. In April 2007, its structure surpassed the height of neighbouring Torre Cepsa, since then becoming the tallest building and structure in Spain and the fourth in the European Union.

It was designed by Cesar Pelli and built by Dragados.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Torre de Cristal". Skyscraper CTBUH. CTBUH. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. ^ Torre de Cristal at Emporis
  3. ^ "Torre de Cristal". CTBUH Skyscraper Center.
  4. ^ Structurae database

External links[edit]

Media related to Torre de Cristal at Wikimedia Commons