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Volkswohl Bund Sachversicherung AG
VOLKSWOHL BUND VERSICHERUNGEN

Südwall 37-39 D-44137
Dortmund Germany

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1970
  Finished1973
  Destroyed2008
Floor Count15
Units / Rooms1
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - brutalist
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - terra cotta
 - concrete, reinforced

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Roof200 ftNews

Description
• At 12:05 Local Time in Dortmund 17.02.2008 the 15-storey highrise of Insurance Office Tower of 4700 ton was imploded. 50kg Material was used in the destruction with 10000 l water for cooling and 500 people were evacuated in 150m diameter Neighborhood. 55 Million project would be used to build another building in same site to be finished in 2010. http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=31738
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