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Swedbank Central Office
Saules Akmens

Balasta dambis 1a, Kipsala Island
Riga Latvia

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2002
  Finished2004
Floor Count27
Basement Floors2
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - aluminium
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna404 ft
Spire396 ft
Top floor301 ftMagazine ''Maja-Dzivoklis", January 2005 #01

Description
• Architects: Zenico Projekts / Tectum.

• Constructor: Merks, IN RE UAB, SIA KONE Lifti Latvija KONE Corporation, Hansapank. Fulton, Sunguard, Arcus IK.
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• The construction of this building is an attempt to expand Riga's central business districts west across the Daugava River.

• This was the first high-rise building built in Latvia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

• The Hansabanka Company, renting 15000m² office space, originally wanted a 15-story tower, but the height was increased for the final design and became the tallest building in Latvia upon completion. The name of Bank is today Swedbank http://www.swedbank.lv/eng/docs/hce.php .

• Parking area 6735 m².

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