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Evoluon

Noord Brabantlaan 1a (Strijp)
Eindhoven Netherlands

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1964
  Finished1966
Floor Count5
Floor Area45,670 m²
Building Uses
 - conference
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - atrium
Architectural Style
 - futurism

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof104 fthttp://www.skyscrapercity.info/

Description
- Architect: L.C. Kalff (De Bever Architecten)

- This unique building was constructed by and for the 75th anniversary of Philips, one of the largest electronics companies in the world.

- Constructed in the shape of a flying saucer, the structure is 77 meters in diameter, and weights 21,000 tons.

- The building originally served as a public museum of science and technology, but was closed in 1989. Nowadays the Evoluon is used as a conference center.

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