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SOM win competition to design Gothenburg's tallest building

SOM win competition to design Gothenburg's tallest building

Inspired by ribbons blowing in the wind


American architecture company SOM and Danish practice Entasis have won a competition to design a Gothenbury skyscraper that will tower over the city’s present tallest structure which stands at 100 metres

The Polestar Tower, which will stand tall between a bunch of mid-rise buildings – will have an approximate height of 230 metres, while accommodating a multitude of apartment complexes and duplexes, as well as a public restaurant, a gym, a residents' only lounge, and a rooftop observation deck that peers down onto the city and waterfront. 

SOM and Danish studio Entasis have triumphed in a competition to design a skyscraper for Gothenburg

SOM – also known for designing the tallest building in the world; the Burj Khalifa, as well as one of New York's World Trade Centres  – plan to develop not only the building, but also a 14-hectare area of the city's business district north of Götaälven.

SOM and Danish studio Entasis have triumphed in a competition to design a skyscraper for Gothenburg

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