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Dequal May 15, 2008 3:50 PM

MADRID: highest buildings of Spain's capital city
 
Repsol Tower (250m) - under construction

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Torre de Cristal (249m) - under construction

http://lh4.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_ZeRL...i-IMG_0376.jpg

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Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso - under construction
(second building from the left)
http://lh4.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_VeRL...i-IMG_0374.jpg

Torre Espacio - constructed
(building on the right)
http://lh4.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_VeRL...i-IMG_0374.jpg

Puerta de Europa 1 & 2 (114m) - constructed

http://lh5.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_fuRL...i-IMG_0379.jpg

http://lh6.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_k-RL...i-IMG_0382.jpg

http://lh4.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_0eRL...i-IMG_0389.jpg

http://lh5.ggpht.com/d3qual/SB9_6uRL...i-IMG_0391.jpg


Pictures are all made by myself, and please don't use them without my permission. Thank you.

Grumpy Jun 4, 2008 8:52 AM

Are those 4 towers located south or north of the "Puerta de Europa" ?

Cicerón Jun 27, 2008 8:46 PM

North, in the Castellana Avenue near to La Paz hospital, in front of Chamartín rail station :)

danzar1972 Oct 26, 2008 9:39 AM

I think 3 of the 4 building are already finished. This will produce a huge traffic chaos in that part of the city :(

We will find out shortly.

Fabb Dec 14, 2008 10:51 AM

They won't.
They're far from the city center and they're not that big.

Bergenser Dec 14, 2008 3:46 PM

They look great! Especially the Torre de Cristal.

Rober Dec 21, 2008 4:13 PM

Great to see you like them! They are really impressive on live.

If you wanna see more photos I suggest you to check my website on signature :).

Cheers,

photoLith Dec 21, 2008 11:42 PM

I really like the one with the pointed roof. Its quite beautiful.

blimey Jan 8, 2009 6:23 PM

They look awesome! The only problem is that they stick out too much, you guys should build many smaller buildings around them to create a proper cluster, as well as create an American-downtown-style street network around them. Very impressive regardless!!

ady26 Mar 25, 2009 6:26 PM

Good job!

MolsonExport Nov 13, 2010 1:41 AM

^spanish Spam!!

dancepop Dec 9, 2010 10:59 AM

I agree the Torre de Cristal is definitely my favorite too.
I'm celebrating New Year in Madrid this year so I'm excited to see the towers in real life. Will definitely take plenty of photos and post them on here for you all!
I hope they're all lit up at night as that would look awesome. Our apartment in Madrid is pretty central as we booked it all back in October so fingers crossed if we have a balcony, we'll be able to see Puerta de Europa from our room! :D

Jebby Dec 27, 2011 12:15 AM

My favorite by far is the caja Madrid tower (formerly respsol tower).

I have a great view of them from my window. I'll take some pictures soon and add them, although the weather isn't particularly appealing at the moment.


What I don't like about the towers is they made no effort to make the area pedestrian friendly. There seems to be no life at street leave except for people taking smoking breaks. I wish they had gone with a podium+tower design instead and incorporated some retail at grade. Hopefully with the convention center built behind there will be more activity along la castellana as far as foot traffic is concerned. Id love for the hospital next door to get a facelift too!

Jringe01 Jan 7, 2012 10:58 PM

I would have loved to see the pics and follow the links but none of them seem to work :(

costablanca Apr 23, 2013 6:09 PM

Torre de Cristal looks quite elegant to me! I think it would be great if someone made a thread about Costa Blanca houses and skyscrapers on the forum as has what is considered as Spain's little New York :)

TopoGigio Feb 18, 2016 9:24 PM

For me, Torre Picasso is still the most beautiful Madrid´s skyscraper. I did this video yesterday:
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TopoGigio Mar 17, 2016 8:28 PM

Some pics I have taken recently:

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1627/...ec53d0b8_k.jpgDSC_0189 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1704/...897809a0_k.jpgDSC_0193 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1637/...12af4eef_k.jpgDSC_0192 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1545/...ae2856a9_k.jpgDSC_0191 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1666/...ff22b39e_k.jpgDSC_0190 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1469/...070d9232_k.jpgDSC_0189 by Carlos Muñoz, en Flickr[/IMG]

montevideano Apr 13, 2016 11:12 AM

please! sign in support of "castellana norte"

https://www.change.org/p/al-excmo-ay...m_medium=email

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compasiune11 May 12, 2016 12:58 PM

All the images look great. I like the cristal tower!

TopoGigio Apr 2, 2021 10:16 AM

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