Torres Blancas

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Torres Blancas
TorresBlancas Madrid.jpg
General information
Architectural styleOrganic architecture Brutalism
AddressAvenida de América, 37, 28002 Madrid, Spain
Construction started1964
Completed1969
Height71 m
Design and construction
ArchitectFrancisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza

Coordinates: 40°26′24″N 3°40′19″W / 40.43987°N 3.67187°W / 40.43987; -3.67187Torres Blancas is a mixed use concrete building in Madrid, Spain designed in 1961 by Spanish architect, Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza.[1] The structure is a noted example of Spanish Organicism. Spanish industrialist Juan Huarte commissioned the project which initially included two residential towers.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tall Stories 17: Madrid's Torres Blancas, The Urbanist - Radio". Monocle. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  2. ^ "AD Classics: AD Classics: Torre Blancas / Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza". ArchDaily. 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  3. ^ "White Towers - Data, Photos & Plans". WikiArquitectura. Retrieved 2019-02-21.